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Kulanihakoi Gulch Fires Threatens North Kihei Homes This Afternoon

The gulch mauka of the Pi’ilani Highway in area of North-South Collector Road Corridor, between Ka’ono’ulu and Kulanihakoi, flared up about 1:00 PM this afternoon (4/16/14), bringing MFD from Kihei and Wailea stations, as well as water dropping helicopter. The chopper made numerous drops, ceasing just before 3:00 PM. We believe the fire flared up […]

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Strong turn out for Council’s Budget Committee meeting in Kihei

When Chairman Mike White gaveled the meeting to order at the Community Center shortly after announced 6:00 PM start last evening (4/14/14), several KCA guys joined almost 100 others to participate in the Budget and Finance Committee of the County Council’s annual visit to South Maui to listen to the comments on the FY2015 County […]

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DPW Director David Goode meets with KCA Planning Committee

This morning (4/10/14), as always, Director David Goode pleasantly agreed to address the concerns of our Planning Committee at the KCA office. Presented with that very familiar list of KCA priorities going back decades, including the proposed N-S Collector Rd, making Kihei a walkable-bike able community and overall sufficient infrastructure to match all the established, […]

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County Administration’s position of MECO’s proposed Kihei Transmission line.

Your Association and much of the community has attended several meeting over the past few years presented by Maui Electric (MECO) concerning a proposed projected cross Kihei transmission line from the Maalaea Power plant to a transformer station across from Kamaili School in South Kihei. The last meeting was 9/3/13 see for info on […]

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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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LUC Vice Chair Guzman

LUC Committee makes no decision (yet!) on A & B 600 in No. Kihei

UPDATE 3/19/14    Once again the Maui Council Land Use Committee (LUC) conducted a hearing on this proposed No Kïhei Development and again your Association presented both written and oral testimony to state our numerous objections to it, and once again the committee reached no decision. It is not expected to be discussed again until this […]

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Star Player is Missing again

If just one of the team is out of the game, it is not always obvious,. But when the celebrity, the flashy star of the team is out of action, this draws attention Thus we quickly notice the only double-decker bus in the Maui Bus fleet is off the street again. The unique vehicle began […]

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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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