Keep Ha‘ikū Lands in Community Hands

  ‘Aina Alert: O‘ahu investors are offering future investors from around the globe a chance to “make your oceanfront living dreams a reality” on around 140-acres of former Pauwela/Ha’iku ag lands. At a recent Ha’iku Community  Association  meeting local residents were clear that they have a different dream. “It’s time for our community to speak up to protect the traditional uses of these lands,”  the Ahu Moku head for Hamakualoa told the large audience. “We … Read more

Sign up for Outings Leader Training May 18, 2024!

Will you be on Maui May 18? Would you like to help get more people out to enjoy and appreciate Maui’s unique and beautiful natural and cultural legacy? Join our free training session to become a hike leader with Sierra Club! We will meet at 9am on Saturday, May 18 to go over how to select, scout, plan, publicize and lead outings in Maui County, with a focus on safety and sharing our love for … Read more

Sierra Club Maui Group on Hawaii Now

The Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau sponsored an excellent video about the work of Sierra Club Maui Group and how visitors to Maui can be part of protecting and restoring Maui’s cultural and natural history. Get involved in caring for Hawaii with Sierra Club Maui and Malama Hawaii Sponsored by Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau HONOLULU (HI Now) – Sierra Club Maui hike leaders and volunteers help care for ancient Hawaiian archaeological sites in South … Read more

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

Community Meetings on Affordable Housing Plan

We need much more affordable housing, but building in the Pu‘uone of Wai‘ale on iwi kupuna is NOT a good plan for affordable housing. It would be important for this county plan to include that information and that conclusion. Please attend, learn and speak at a meeting near you:

Comment on Water Use and Development Plan from Jeffrey Parker

To: Maui County Board of Water Supply                                                                       8-17-20 Chair Shay Chan Hodges From: Jeffrey Parker Director Coalition To Protect East Maui Water Resources P.O. Box 170 Haiku, HI 96708 808 572-8569 Subject: Water Use and Development Plan August 20, 2020 Public Meeting Dear Chair Hodges and Members, As Director of the Coalition To Protect East Maui Water Resources – one of the “Consent Decree Parties”, I am writing to express our concern that the BWS … Read more