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HAWAIIAN MONK SEAL REPORT & TRAINING

UPDATE (4/19/14) VOLUNTEER TRAINING IN KIHEI  Greetings!   If you are interested in joining the NOAA Fisheries Maui Marine Mammal Response Network, please consider attending this upcoming meeting. We will be holding a new volunteer training for the Hawaiian monk seal volunteer response program on Monday, April 21st, 2014, 6pm-8pm, at the Humpback Whale Sanctuary in […]

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Can Industrial Hemp be Grown in South Maui? Opinions vary.

At last evening’s (4/15/14) general membership meeting focused on industrial hemp, listening to Hawaii Farmers Union United’s President Vincent Mina address this issues and more and while the membership heard from KCA past president George Rixey discuss the benefits of Hempcrete in architectural designs and construction, it seemed that there was unanimous consent that it would […]

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Members show intense concern about Climate Change at KCA meeting

UPDATE  4/7/14  If you attended this presentation last August, you may be interested that Lauren has an on line petition not on Climate Change, but related protecting Hawaii’s Coral Reef System at      https://www.change.org/petitions/protect-hawaii-s-reef-fish-from-the-aquarium-trade?utm_source=action_alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=53770&alert_id=DJrHAcUlBq_ARvONserXp Last evening (8/20/13) Lauren Campbell held the interest of  attendees at this general membership community meeting with her power point presentation […]

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Growing Cannabis in South Maui?

No, not marijuana, hemp; and there is a big difference. The difference is in its use. Hemp and Marijuana both come from the same plant – Cannabis Sativa L. The term ‘Hemp’ commonly refers to the industrial/commercial use of the cannabis stalk and seed for textiles, foods, papers, body care products, detergents, plastics and building […]

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Invasive Species Come to KCA Community Meeting

  UPDATE 3/27/14  After hearing this informative presentation on the status of the LFA, it is encouraging  that the Maui News front page brings up the topic, but discouaging to read the content, explaining the attitude here . Meanwhile the only bill in the State Ledge on topic, SB2920, if it survives the last House( […]

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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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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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POST DISASTER RECONSTRUCTION GUIDELINES AND PROTOCOLS FOR CONSERVATION OF COASTAL RESOURCES AND PROTECTION OF COASTAL COMMUNITIES, MAUI COUNTY, HAWAII, USA

Whew, that is saying a lot, but for two hours yesterday (2/25/14) afternoon, we were participating as stakeholders in this Maui County Planning Department ‘s first meeting of the Project Advisory Group representing KCA, but also all the island wide community associations. Others in the group included representatives from several county Departments including Planning, Public […]

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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 […]

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Captain Tivoli "Tivo" Faaumu, Kihei District Commander in his office

Are you a law breaking criminal in South Maui?

Are you a law breaking criminal in South Maui? Do you have to have more than one criminal enterprise to cover expenses? Peddle drugs to kids, and then rob their working parents too? Still not enough, so you have to break into cars on the weekend, and you say the cops are making it hard […]

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