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Public Relations

The Public Relations Committee acts in an advisory capacity to the board of directors on all matters pertaining to public, community, government and media relations; fundraising; website maintenance; and responding to inquiries from the public, the community, government officials and the media. Chaired By: Mike Moran   Search for News and Articles from our community section: Find Related...

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Kihei’s Deep Relationship with Humpback Whales

7/22/19 #kihei #southmaui In South Maui, we take our whales seriously. We have good reasons, too. Did you know that the ocean waters off Kihei are part of a nationally recognized and federally protected whale sanctuary? The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary was formed by a 1992 act of Congress.  It was made to protect humpback whales and their habitat in Hawai’i....

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DLNR- DOFAW PUBLIC HEARING ON HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN ON MAJOR KIHEI PROJECT

Most guys still refer to it as Wailea 670, the original name before apparently the Wailea Association said it is not part of Wailea, so you can’t use that name. Now it is Honua’ula, but regardless of the name, it remains a controversial project for a number of reasons, including preserving the environment, including effect on endangered species at the 670 acre site. So the agency...

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Stand Up For Kihei — Become a Board Member for 2023

    9/30/22 UPDATE  So did you submit an application yet? There is still plenty of time, but do not get shut out. Get aboard the board! Apply here: https://gokihei.org/membership/kca-board-of-directors-application Questions here:  kca@gokihei.org   8/29/22  #kihei We’ve yet to see the Keep Kihei Kihei bumper sticker but if there were one, who wouldn’t want...

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Was the Open House 9,8,7 or 6,5,4 years too late? DOE waited almost a decade on child safety action.

  9/24/22 #kihei #highschool #underpass #hdot Before we report on the event Sep 22, 2022 at the middle school presented by the two professional firms contracted by the Department of Education (DOE) this year, we will clarify some prior comments. We had stated these were both “PR firms”, meaning public relations, which is the professional maintenance of a favorable public image by a...

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After almost TEN YEARS the Dept of Education (DOE) is doing “something” concerning the legally required safe crossing of the Pi’ilani Hwy

  8/6/22 #kihei It was June of 2013 when the State Land Use Commission (LUC) granted the change requested by the Department of Education (DOE) at site of the new high school in N. Kihei, mauka of the highway. As they allowed this change, they set some conditions on the DOE before school could open. The major and best known was to create a safe way for pedestrians to reach the school without...

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January 2019 Membership and Community Meeting

Concerns and community interests with South Maui Council Member Kelly King present for discussion #Gokihei #Kihei The Kihei Community Association meeting opened on Tuesday, January 15th at 6:30 pm, at St. Theresa’s Church Hall. Mike Moran began the meeting with an acknowledgment of the elected four officers of the new 2019 board of directors,  re-elected officers President Mike Moran,...

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FACEBOOK revitalized by KCA NOW!

The following in a overhear conversion (simcon*) recently at Kamaole Park III in Kihei. My friend told me I should check out this KCA, what’s it, Kihei Community Association?, so I went Facebook an it is way out of date. Whoa, you better check it out again, dude; they are all over it NO way WAY! Go to https://www.facebook.com/kihei.community.association to see what is happening in Kihei...

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Committee System

About The Committee System Due to the complexity of its work, KCA divides its tasks among several committees. Each committee has its own meetings and sets its own goals and objectives. This creates considerable variation among the committees and allows KCA to be most effective in approaching many of the issues that we face as a community. As more volunteers join KCA we are able to create more...

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LITTLE FIRE ANT INVADES MAUI

UPDATE 2/18/14  MISC will be presenting to KCA on March 18 UPDATE  1/10/14  HERE IS LINK TO INFORMATIVE VIDEO    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIUre6lz2GI&feature=c4-overview-vl&list=PLEFAA582EDE11F8A0 Spread the Word. this is most important to everyone on Maui!! 1/8/14  : Is there anyone on Maui who is not aware of this very nasty little fire ant which has invaded Maui from the Big...

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Committees

About The Committee System Due to the complexity of its work, KCA divides its tasks among several committees. Each committee has its own meetings and sets its own goals and objectives. This creates considerable variation among the committees and allows KCA to be most effective in approaching many of the issues that we face as a community. As more volunteers join KCA we are able to create more...

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Kihei Community Assoc. Develops New Structure for a New Year

Newly elected Kihei Community Association Board of Directors President Jon Miller shares his vision for Kihei at the KCA meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Kihei Community Association Vice President and Services Committee Member Mike Moran distributes cloth grocery bags to be used as alternatives to plastic bags. Maui Weekly | Thursday, August 28, 2008 | Scott Broadbent KCA reorganized to plan and...

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January 2008 General Membership Meeting Recap

Aloha from the Kihei Community Association! January Re-Cap 2008 2008 ‘s first KCA Community Meeting included about 50 Community members & guests for a new format as several board members contributed to directing the program.  After naming the 2008 elected officers, community announcements proceeded as board member Maury King advised of the planned Makena Past, Present, and Future Forum to be...

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Microbial indicators of marine recreational water quality in Maui, Hawai`i

Assessing waterbody impairment in relation to known pollution sources Neil Rhoads and Mailea Miller-Pierce, PhD May, 2018 We are the authors of a scientific paper examining the negative effects of On Site Disposal Systems (OSDS) on marine recreational waters around Maui, specifically, microbial contamination due to human waste. Our paper is currently in preparation for publication and we...

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Update on Ocean Water Quality Study

Microbial indicators of marine recreational water quality in Maui, Hawai`i: Assessing waterbody impairment in relation to known pollution sources Neil Rhoads and Mailea Miller-Pierce, PhD. May 28, 2016 #kihei #maui #ocean #waterquality We are the authors of a scientific paper examining the negative effects of On Site Disposal Systems (OSDS) – cesspools and septic tanks – on marine...

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UPDATE D of A hearing—Can Industrial Hemp be Grown in South Maui? Opinions vary.

UPDATE 4/13/17   The State Department of Agriculture has announced a public meeting next month at their facility  in Kahului, where they will accept public testimony.  At 9:00 AM on Wednesday May 17,2017 public testimony on proposed growth rules will be accepted at.635 Mua St Kahului  . UPDATE 4/2/16. passed committee yesterday, but a few more parliamentary steps before...

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CIVIL BEAT ARTICLE DRAWS ATTENTION TO TUESDAY’S KCA MEETING

11/14/16   More reason than ever to see what local experts are saying in Kihei and what KCA is doing  as @civilbeat breaks this issue statewide (and beyond?) Beware Of Big Brown Globs In The Waters Off Hawaii Beaches Some near-shore waters can be heavily contaminated with fecal matter. Talks are underway about when signs should be posted. About 8 hours ago · By Nathan Eagle Share2 9 Hawaii...

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NOW ON AKAKU! Planning Commission Decides Nani Loa Condo Project Goes Forward

2/26/16 Akaku, Maui Community Media, CH 53 is showing recording this weekend, staring at Noon today, (Friday), 12:39 PM Saturday and twice on Sunday 4:03 AM and 5:24 PM .  Check it out.! 2/24/16 UPDATE FROM MAUI NEWS REPORT: NANI LOA MOVES FORWARD  Condo project gains 1 approval, awaits another Neighboring property’s attempt to intervene is denied by planning commission February 24, 2016 By...

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Commercial Construction Continues Mauka of Highway in N. Kihei.

UPDATE  MAY 12, 2014  First to clarify, this parcel, the land owner, the agent all have no relationship to the huge controversial proposed development due south on the other side of Blackie’s Shell gas station. The latest update of this parcel is it has now become a Food Truck Court, while the other one down the road will have  a future Hawaii Land Use Commission Public hearing tentatively...

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MECO advises response to Maui County input to our Planning Committee

As reported here on 4/10/14 SEE https://www.gokihei.org/environment/county-administrations-position-of-mecos-proposed-kihei-transmission-line Maui County energy guys reported to this committee their position on MECO’s proposed actions in South Maui. This morning (5/8/14), MECO, represented by”project lead ” Engineer Troy Connatser and “Director of Government and Community...

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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.

Help KCA help South Maui

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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