Category: Fire Prevention

What do you know about the Pacific Disaster Center?

4/7/24 #kihei #pacificdisastercenter Were you aware that this world wide operation is based right here is central Kihei?  Winner of the 2022 United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction, the University of Hawai’i’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) is a global leader in the application of life-saving disaster management science, early warning technology, and advanced analytics. At...

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Hawaii’s Firefighting Leaders Share Their Lessons

  3/28/2024 #wildfire From Civil Beat: Hawaii’s Firefighting Leaders Share Their Lessons With Officials From Across The World  Representatives from fire organizations statewide are at a conference this week in Reno about minimizing and managing wildfire threats. Preventing the next Lahaina is a community responsibility that will take incentives and penalties, Hawaii’s leading fire...

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Why can’t we get the North South Collector Road across Kihei or just in North Kihei?

  3/17/24 HAPPY SAINT PATRICK’S DAY!  Do we need the luck of the Irish to get the missing segments constructed?   While the North-South Collector Road (NSCR) plan addressed in the 1998 community plan was to extend across the entire Kihei sub area,  we are just examining the next two phases between Waipuilani and Ka‘ono‘ulu.  For over a decade various County...

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Emergency Preparedness Workshop March 16 at 8am

3/13/2024 #kihei #emergency #preparedness #training From the UH CTAHR extension faculty: The UH CTAHR extension faculty is offering FREE Preparing Our Neighbors and Ohana (PONO) Emergency Preparedness Workshops for Maui county residents and the first one is this Saturday, March 16th in Kihei from 8-1pm at Kihei Charter School. Please get the word out to your friends and family as we still have...

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  11/16/23 #kihei   While this report was created as a result of the massive firestorm that wiped out Lahaina Town. here is what it is offering: “Purpose: To identify the causes of wildfires and preventative action that may be taken to reduce the risk of wildfire throughout the State, and prepare recommendations for appropriate legislative action.” We believe this is a...

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Kihei’s Mud Floods have not dried up

  October 31, 2023 #kihei Most of the world’s attention toward Maui island is connected with the wildfires, and while our residents’ is as well, in South Maui we also know that this time of year we have to be aware and prepared in every way possible for the potential of mud flooding. So our November 21 membership meeting will do both with an update on wildfire mitigation actions...

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First general membership meeting in new facility

  9/20/23 #kihei Last evening after an introduction and announcements by president Mike Moran, he introduced the Pro Arts Playhouse Executive Director, Lin McEwan, who welcomed the audience numbering about 85.     The main segment of the meeting featured four guests: Elizabeth Pickett, Co-Executive Director of Hawaii Wildlife Management Organization (HWMO) Henry “Hanale” Lindo,...

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