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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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Architect, George Rixey

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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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 http://www.gokihei.org/?s=MECO&submit=Search for info on […]

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So NOW H C & S has a public meeting scheduled (to conflict with KCA meeting.)

As many of you know, for years we have tried to have a public community meeting concerning the cane smoke, fugitive dust, coal burning and other air quality issues, but both H C & S and the responsible regulating agency, State Department of Health, Clean Air Branch (DOH-CAB) declined our invitations. Since this prohibited a […]

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HDOT Project Manager Rachel Roper

HDOT comes to Maui for meeting on Fed Aid for Highways

Last evening (3/3/14) your Association participated in the public process for the HDOT, among the limited non governmental guys at the Cameron Center in Wailuku. Many County government guys were there including DPW Director David Goode and his engineer Nolly; DOT Director JoAnne Johnson Winer and Planner Mike Summers. HDOT Maui Director Freddie Cadjigal attended […]

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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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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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