It’s been a helluva year, and that’s not a good thing. For the United States, the watchwords for 2017 have been violence and hatred–against women, African-Americans, immigrants, LGBTQ individuals and basically everyone who isn’t a straight white male. You don’t have to be a master at reading the room to know that greed and ignorance are triumphing over notions of cooperation … [Read more...] about 2017 MauiTime Year In Review
For too long, the future of Mākena has been a giant unknown for Maui. The threat of development has loomed large, and the Maui Planning Commission's vote in March to accept a "No Significant Impact" finding on ATC Makena Holdings' plans for the South Maui region scared a lot of people. So much so that a coalition of three community groups filed suit in Maui's Environmental … [Read more...] about Maui community groups say they succeeded in reducing environmental, cultural impacts of Makena Resort development
Back in March, the Maui Planning Commission voted 5-3 to accept the Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) and Finding of No Significant Impact for ATC Makena Holding's proposed 47-acre Makena Resort project (on the site of the old Makena Golf and Beach Club) that seeks to put in a 158-unit gated luxury community on the mauka side of Makena-Keoneʻoʻio Road above Makena Landing. … [Read more...] about Coalition of groups file suit in Maui Environmental Court over Makena Resort approval
1. The County of Maui finally reopened Kepaniwai Park on Monday, April 10 after it was severely damaged by a flood. When did it close? A. August 2016 B. September 2016 C. October 2016 D. November 2016 E. December 2016 2. On April 10, Pacific Business News reported that the $354 million redevelopment of the Makena Resort could start next year. According to the story, when … [Read more...] about QuizUnderstood: What do you know about the reopening of Kepaniwai Park?
BEST PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT THAT YOU SHOULD FEAR Makena Resort This one was easy, even for you people. What’s not to fear about putting a massive resort with a bunch of homes and big-ass golf course just across the street from Makena Beach? I mean, sure it’s all serene and wooded in there now, but hey—Maui’s developing! People don’t want remote beaches, they want swimming … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2004: Best Proposed Development to be Feared: Makena Resort