Help us SAVE KIHEI
Your Voice Matters!

Every person living in South Maui enjoys the environmental beauty, cultural and historical heritage, and recreational amenities. However, these things we love are threatened by uncontrolled development. The community needs to take action, speak up, and demand responsible development, to preserve our neighborhoods, community, and environment.

The risks of driving electric vehicles through flood waters

Driving electric vehicles (EVs) through floodwaters poses specific risks and challenges, which should be taken into consideration to ensure both...
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Driving through flooded areas, Fast or Slow?

Driving through flooded areas requires careful consideration and adherence to safety guidelines. The following points highlight the best techniques for...
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Turn Around Don’t Drown

Roadway flooding events are coming on Kihei and South Maui because of bad roads and a lack of drainage infrastructure....
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Waipuilani Gulch is Clogged with Debris

We are not ready for the next storm. The Waipuilani Gulch is clogged with debris, and the landowners are not...
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Rising real estate prices are forcing many Hawaii locals out of the housing market and forcing many of them to move to the mainland

Rising real estate prices are forcing many Hawaii locals out of the housing market and forcing many of them to...
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Global Warming, Evaporation, and Aquifer Recharge: A Case Study of South Maui

Global Warming, Evaporation, and Aquifer Recharge: A Case Study of South Maui Global warming and climate change are having profound...
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Climate change and global warming are indeed affecting the weather in South Maui

Climate change and global warming are indeed affecting the weather in South Maui, leading to increased rates of evaporation and...
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South Maui’s Expansion: A Strain on Natural Resources

South Maui’s Expansion: A Strain on Natural Resources South Maui, a region known for its stunning beaches and vibrant community,...
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The Government’s Inaction on Climate Change: A Critique Focused on South Maui

The Government’s Inaction on Climate Change: A Critique Focused on South Maui Climate change is a global issue that requires...
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Preparing South Maui for a Future with Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

South Maui, Hawaii, is facing the imminent threats of climate change and sea level rise. These threats pose significant risks...
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Preserving Green Spaces in the South Maui Floodplain

The Importance of Preserving Green Spaces in the South Maui Floodplain Abstract The preservation and maintenance of green spaces in...
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Adapting structures for Flooding in the Kihei Floodplain

Stormwater flooding is a natural occurrence. What is unnatural is that we are still building in the gulches, wetlands, flood...
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Flood protection walls and berms for Kihei, South Maui

Homeowners, businesses, community groups, and government agencies are developing and planning better flood protection measures in Kihei, South Maui, where...
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How to Protect Your Property from Flooding

How to Protect Your Property from Flooding: Practical Tips and Strategies Flooding is a common and costly disaster that can...
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Kihei Beach Hotel increases its Flood Protection

The Kihei Beach Hotel in north Kihei is expanding its rock wall, presumably to be better protection during floods. For...
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Why gulch’s are important to Aquifer recharge

Gulches: Hidden Pathways for Hawaiʻi’s Aquifer Recharge Abstract Hawaiʻi’s unique landscape, shaped by volcanic activity, harbors a network of gulches—deep,...
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Property owners in Lahaina and Kula Please REPORT any unsolicited offers to the Attorney General

Property owners in Lahaina and Kula: Please REPORT any unsolicited offers to the Attorney General If you own property in...
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PLEASE SUPPORT OUR LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES

PLEASE SUPPORT OUR LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES: So sad we are seeing our favorite local restaurants and food trucks on the...
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Maui is vulnerable to natural disasters and man-made shutdowns

Maui is vulnerable to natural disasters and man-made shutdowns Maui is vulnerable to natural disasters and man-made shutdowns, and economic...
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Fast-tracking Development after Wildfires is Harmful to our Communities

Our island community needs to step forward to protect victims and wildfire survivors, for their immediate short-term needs, as well...
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Community Power: Each of us has the Kuleana (responsibility) to speak up for our Aina (land) and Kai (ocean). Your voice matters more than you think. Because nothing will change until the decision-makers hear from us and get a clear mandate from the community. We need your stories, your support, and your testimony at County meetings. We must protect what we love and the ones we love. So we all need to share our best vision for Kihei and our local South Maui community. Join us and help us to Save Kihei now and for the future.

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