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Ernie Rezents, arborist and professor, talks trees

March Meeting of Alliance of Maui Community Associations

  Welcoming Professor Emeritus in Agriculture and ISA Certified Arborist Ernie Rezents, and Maui Outdoor Circle VP Barbara Fernandez as guests, this month’s Alliance meeting’s major topic was (no surprise) Trees. Exploring how to get more trees and better preservation and care of them was a major focus. Other topics of concern on Monday evening […]

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Six lane Mokulele Hwy and four lane So Kihei Rd in your vision of our area?

At the Cameron Center in Wailuku, between the Hospital and the Police station, the State Department of Transportation has scheduled a meeting seeking public input on Wednesday, April 2 at 5:30 PM. For details of the statewide plan see , but it is divided by island. There are numerous proposals included for South Maui […]

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Marilyn Colvin nominated the MPQ, the 4 trees

No decision on Kihei “Exceptional Trees” nomination by Council

Three years after the Maui County Arborist’s Committee unanimously accepted KCA member Dr. Marilyn Colvin’s nomination of the “MPQ,” the first four (southernmost) Monkey Pod trees fronting the Maui Schooner Condos makai SKR for exceptional status designation, Council Member Don Guzman (Kahului)scheduled a hearing at his EAR committee on the matter this week (3/18/14) The […]

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NO PARKING ON Kenolio Road– to be repaved in Kihei- Now

UPDATE 3/8/14  Indications are the project will be completed before the end of March UPDATE 2/28/14   While  at first glace it seems little was accomplished during this first week,it now appears big push begins on March 3, with the street parking ban. NO PARKING Notice The annouccement sign was finally placed on Thursday (2/27/14) Indications […]

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Who DOES this? and Why?

We had a report the end of last week, from a member that a lot of retail store grocery carts had been dumped into the wetlands pond on north side of Pi’ikea, but we were unable to explore until President’s Day a few days later. The ponds on each side of the road just mauka […]

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MC Planner Candace Thackerson

County UDRB looks at McDonald’s Kihei

Just as its title implies, the Maui County Urban Design Review Board (UDRB) is a volunteer group of Maui residents who work with the County government to examine the appearance of new or revised construction throughout Maui This function is seemingly most important in our community, as we do not have the same rules and […]

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Malama ‘Aina Recycling Event at Hope Chapel Sat 1/4/14 9AM to 1 PM

South Maui residents will have a convenient location to recycle old household items that may otherwise be considered trash, but that can actually be reused or recycled in an environmentally responsible way. The Community Work Day (CWD) Road Crew and volunteers will accept scrap metal, bicycles, appliances, lawn mowers, cooking oil, cellular phones, household batteries, […]

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Fowl at La’ie Wetland Restoration Project

Waterfowl of course. A varied flock meanders around edges of the La’ie pond, while one brave character ventures a swim in a peaceful atmosphere adjacent to a busy area makai of SKR,  just South of St Teresa’s Church in central Kihei. Perhaps a knowledgeable viewer will offer to identify the avian mix with a comment. […]

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Oneloa Coaltion meeting at Makena State Park today

Starting at 9:00 AM this morning (11/25/13) a large representation of the Oneloa Coalition grouped for an on site visit at the Makena State Beach-side Park to examine future proposed changes, including expanding the parking lot at the north side, constructing bathrooms at both parking areas, as well as beach showers in both. Further, the […]

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Makena Beach Clean-Up this Saturday (11/16/13)

South Maui’s oceanside gem, “Big Beach” is in need of a spruce up, so this Saturday morning, 9:00 AM to Noon, Surfrider Foundation Maui is spearheading a beach clean up.Why not help out for as little or as long as you can.

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