A walk down the South Maui Shoreline

Rob Weltman and Ann Wallace walked the developed South Maui coast from North Kihei at the Maui Canoe Club to the square parking lot at Kanehena, both to enjoy the views and to see where coastal access is blocked. It is about 20 miles of white sandy beaches interspersed with scenic lava flows creating a series of small coves and long beaches. Much of the South Maui coast is public access: state or county land. … Read more


            For Immediate Release: May 31, 2018 Contact: Lance D. Collins (808) 243-9292 lawyer@maui.net   COMMUNITY GROUPS CHALLENGE EIS FOR PROPOSED KAHULUI SLUDGE FARM AND POWER PLANT   KAHULUI, MAUI – The Sierra Club Maui Group and Maui Tomorrow are challenging Maui County and Anaergia Services’ proposed sludge farm and power plant along the Kahului shoreline by filing a lawsuit in Maui’s Environmental Court today. The groups are represented by … Read more

Help Save Makena!

UPDATE: Temporary Success! Let’s Keep the Momentum Going! Mahalo to everyone who asked the Planning Commission to reject the Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) for 47 acre Makena Resort project. In all, there were: 45+ people who sent in letters to the Planning Commission asking them to reject the FEA, 30+ people who came out on January 10th to testify against the FEA, 925+ people who signed the petition so far. The Planning Commission has voted … Read more

Maui Group Victory! 160 Acres Protected from Development in Wailea

October 26, 2016 Settlement Leads to Protection of Culturally and Environmentally Sensitive Land at Honua’ula (Joint Press Release of Sierra Club, Maui Unite and Honua’ula Partners, LLC)    After more than three years of extensive negotiations, environmental and cultural groups, Sierra Club and Maui Unite, have entered into a settlement agreement with developer Honua’ula Partners, LLC and the County of Maui.  The settlement calls for the protection of over 160 acres of land containing ancient … Read more

Testify for funds to buy Peahi open space area

NORTHSHORE OPEN SPACE ALERT Don’t let A&B sell this land for development.  Testify in favor of buying the 267 acre Hamakualoa Coast open space-  from Kuiaha to Peahi  Need more funding! What: Mayor’s 2017 Budget Meeting When/Where: two opportunities to speak up • Tuesday Sept 29 Ha’iku Community Center, Hana Hwy Ha’iku  5:30 pm • Wed Sept 30  Tavares Center in Pukalani   5:30 pm Why: the 2016 budget only has $3 million to purchase the 266 acres (over $10 million needed!)  2017 … Read more

How to report muddy runoff

Coral Reef Monitoring Data Portal How to document sedimentation events and participate in the Turbidity Task Force Is the ocean water near you brown from runoff and sedimentation? Would you like to help document what’s going on via citizen science efforts? The community-based Turbidity Task Force on Maui is a way to do so… It’s really simple… grab a sample of water, collect some information, and bring it to the Killa Wiffa Surf Shop in … Read more