Category: KCA In The News

Maui News Report on North-South Collector Road

  8/3/23   #kihei    This morning’s Maui News: 1st phase of Liloa extension could be ready in 2027 County recently received $25M in federal funding for project Maui County officials anticipate that by 2027, the first phase of a north segment of the...

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Hale o Pi‘ikea development and Hawaii Community Foundation

  6/17/23 #kihei This is a reprint of recent article in Hawaii Business about development in central Kihei, forecast to begin building this summer.  Comments within are from Hawaii Community Foundation, one of our guest presenters at the KCA community meeting on July 18 at 6:30 pm. It’s free and all are invited to join us at St. Theresa Church. Former “Krausz Project”...

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The critical collector road—Maui News Editorial April 8 2023

  4/8/23#kihei The critical collector road Last month’s announcement that a deal had been struck between the state and county to allow the opening of Kulanihako’i High School overshadowed another landmark pledge to Kihei. Fresh off his State of the County address, during which he made public the indemnification agreement that allowed the school to open without a grade-separated pedestrian...

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Further delays for North Kihei sidewalks; going into fifth year since offered

  4/29/22 #kihei   It was four years ago when our mayor publicly committed to one mile of sidewalk in North Kihei on South Kihei Road (SKR). That commitment morphed to less than one mile, and the location of the sidewalk was modified to split between Ohukai Rd. and SKR. Over the four years since, no sidewalk has been constructed. The Department of Public Works (DPW) advised the...

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Maui News – get the roadway built

  2/26/2022 #kihei #north-south-collector-road #traffic EDITORIALFEB 26, 2022 Getting ahead of the traffic News that the Honua?ula master-planned community in South Maui may be nearing approval after more than 30 years of opposition and legal challenges has us thinking about the impacts a development that size will have on traffic along Kihei?s entire north-south corridor. If approved, the...

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Media report on flooding & the Kihei Drainage Master Plan

  2/25/22 #kihei  This morning Civil Beat published this article concerning South Maui’s flooding situation. Kihei Wants Long-Term Solutions To Chronic Flooding  The community has been prodding the county to take action on a report it commissioned more than a year ago that?s filled with cost-effective and environmentally friendly ideas. By Paula Dobbyn ...

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Commission nears deadline to propose changes to Maui County government

    1/29/22  #kihei   MAUI NEWS FRONT PAGE Public wants fewer amendments, which will be placed on ballot Narrowing down the list of 40 proposed charter amendments that could be placed on the general election ballot is one of the bigger challenges the Maui County Charter Commission has on its plate as it prepares to complete its report on proposed changes to county...

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Plan Seeks More Natural Solutions to Flood Risks

  1/20/22 #kihei Plan seeks more natural solutions to flood risks Stabilized dunes, green flood walls among the proposals in Kihei plan. Maui News report of KCA meeting published today Muddy water runs toward South Kihei Road?s Kulanihakoi Bridge on Dec. 6. The road shoulder near the the bridge located near Kaonoulu Street and Kalepolepo Beach Park was washed away in the flooding and has...

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Maui News Editorial regarding High School pedestrian access

  10/30/21 #kihei  Today’s Maui News Editorial Another hurdle for high school OCT 30, 2021   If only we had a nickel for every time the words ?long-awaited? have been used in conjunction with the oft-delayed Kihei high school.   Look up any story about the project from the past...

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Maui News Report on State Land Use Commission meeting on underpass

10/29/21 #kihei DOE request to open school without a crossing denied Decision to delay school launch date; commission says blame lies with DOE.   October 28, 2021 #kihei DOE request to open school without a crossing denied Decision to delay school launch date; commission says blame lies...

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Next Community Meeting

Tuesday, March 19 - 6:30 pm
ProArts Playhouse, Azeka Makai
1280 S. Kihei Road

Meet Maui Mayor Richard Bissen

Among the topics to be discussed:

Flood Mitigation

Fire Prevention

The North-South Collector Road

As always, we will be collecting donations for the MAUI FOOD BANK.  They can stretch a dollar like no one else so checks sealed in envelopes are also welcome.

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KCA relies on your membership dues to accomplish our goals for a smartly planned community. Well-managed traffic, drainage, safe walking and biking routes, community parks and clean ocean water are just a few agenda items.  You can help shape our future by renewing or joining KCA today. Have time and a desire to make a difference? The KCA board seeks new volunteers to help with projects and carry the torch into the future. Please contact KCA to ask how you can be of service to our community.

To see what our future community may look like, check out Dick Mayer's presentation on the developments planned for South Maui.

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