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Why can the manini bike lanes in North Kihei not be kept safe for cyclists?

5/28/24 #kihei Most recreational cyclists riding across Kihei try to avoid the State Highway and South Kihei Road  (SKR) by using residential streets for safety. But between Ka‘ono‘ulu and Waipuilani there are no such alternatives. Proceeding South on SKR immediately past Ka‘ono‘ulu at the "temporary bridge" over Kulanihakoi Stream, the bike lane is continually blocked by dirt. Riding North  on SKR, most turn right onto Ka‘ono‘ulu, as while SKR does have a short bike lane fronting...

UPDATE 5/24/24 regarding HDOE public meeting regarding the KHS overpass set for Oct 25. 2023

  UPDATE    5/24/24 The latest in this ultra long process. G 70, the HDOTs favorite firm ,.is claiming a FONSI ( NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT) ON THE ENVIRONMENT ASSEMENT  of the pedestrian overpass to access the new High School in No Kihei. Is anyone surprised? How many of you expected G -70  to say their proposed pedestrian overpass was going to have dire environmental impacts? Actually in a way it may have a positive one by reducing the number of  motor  vehicles...

Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) talks disaster preparedness and more at our May 2024 meeting

5/22/24 #kihei Were you at the KCA membership meeting in March, 2011 at the old Kihei Charter Middle School, when Pacific Disaster Center's Dr. Stanley Goosby presented disaster preparedness to KCA? If you missed that one how about last evening when Dr. Erin Hughey, Director of Global Operations, offered an entertaining and informative presentation to an attentive audience of almost eighty members of our community at the Pro Arts Playhouse. A lot has changed between those events. While the...

Volunteers needed for MOC Marine Institute reef clean-up

5/18/2024 #kihei #reef #cleanup The Maui News KAHULUI–What better way to kick off the summer than to get in the water and do a good deed? The Maui Ocean Center Marine Institute (MOCMI) is excited to host a reef clean-up at Kama’ole Beach I on Saturday, June 1st, from 9 am to 11 am. Volunteers will meet at the grassy area next to the Royal Mauian Condos and across from Hawaiian Moons for check-in. Participants are expected to bring their own snorkel gear, mesh bag (or other receptacle) to...
Top South Maui County issues and concerns

Top South Maui County issues and concerns

5/3/24  #kihei What is most important to you for your community?  KCA works to be the voice for our community in communication with government and media, so we use our senses to determine major concerns. We find some are constant, while others seem to be...

What do you know about the Pacific Disaster Center?

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...

Next Community Meeting

Tuesday, July 16
6:30 pm

ProArts Playhouse, Azeka Makai
1280 S. Kihei Road

Check Back for the Meeting Program!

KCA will offer a candidate forum in July if there are contested races in the primary elections for the South Maui Council seat (more than two candidates) or for the South Maui Senate or House seats (more than one candidate per party). If there aren’t, the meeting topic will be announced soon.

Don’t worry! Even if the primary races are not contested, KCA will host the relevant candidates in the general elections later in the year.

A Senate candidate forum 2018

A Senate candidate forum 2018

KCA's Priorities 2024

  • Fire prevention
    Working with agencies, landowners, and the community to form a Fire Prevention Task force for South Maui and pass along requests and recommendations between that group and the community
  • Flooding mitigation
    Working with Public Works, upcountry landowners, and flood control experts to reduce the risk of flooding in South Maui
  • North-South Collector Road
    Advocating the completion of the next segments of the North-South Collector Road between Waipuilani and Kaonoulu
  • WasteWater Initiatives
    Supporting efforts to speed the replacement of cesspools in Maui Meadows with clean water alternatives and advocating for identification and treatment of pollution from failing pipes at major hotels and condo developments
  • Healthy Living through Smart Growth
    Supporting efforts to make Kihei a walkable, bike able community with sidewalk and bikeway connectivity throughout, especially to all our schools including the new Kūlanihāko‘i High School. Supporting the implementation of the revised South Maui Community Plan and the values it espouses
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  • Sign in to your account and renew with Paypal or a credit card
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  • Send your renewal amount with Venmo to admin@gokihei.org or scan the QR code below and specify your renewal level (individual standard $25, individual silver $50, individual gold $100, business standard $100, business silver $250, business gold $500)

  • Pay by credit card
  • Mail a check for one of the amounts above to:
    Kihei Community Association
    P.O. Box 662
    Kihei, HI 96753
Help KCA help Kihei

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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KCA's mission statement

The objects and purposes of the corporation shall be to encourage, promote and aid in developing, improving and maintaining the area of Kihei, Island and County of Maui, as a desirable residential community; to develop unified community spirit; to do any and all things to promote the health, safety and welfare of residents within the Kihei area; to encourage recreation and service programs, and programs to enhance social life and community welfare within the Kihei area; to promote better understanding and fellowship among its members, their families and all residents of the Kihei area.


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