Planning Department Offers Free Overview of Community Planning Process

March 16, 2017, 4:12 PM HST · Updated March 16, 4:12 PM
Nikki Schenfeld · 0 Comments

The Maui County Planning Departments Long Range Division is offering to provide presentations about the community plan update process to local community associations, civic organizations, school associations, service groups and others.

Construction at the Kula Kai and Kula Mala area. Courtesy map.

Long range planners will provide presentations regarding Maui County community planning and finding out how certain projects affect neighborhoods, parks and schools. The presentations will also provide a way for groups to voice their ideas and concerns regarding the process.

So far the division has made presentations to the Alliance of Maui Community Associations, the Kula Community Association and the West Maui Taxpayers Association. Another presentation has been scheduled before the Maui Non-Profit Executive Director’s Association upon their request at their April 13, meeting.

The Planning Department will schedule additional presentations with other organizations such as environmental, private and public, farming groups, alliances and faith based entities, to name a few.

Any community group or organization that would like be involved in the future development of the community or is interested in scheduling a presentation and dialogue about the process, contact the Long Range Planning Division at (808) 270- 7214 or via email at

Nikki Schenfeld
Nikki joined the Maui Now team in 2016 as a writer/reporter. Originally from Chicago, she has had internships with CBS2 Chicago and Comcast SportsNet Chicago where she had the opportunity to interview some of Chicago's best athletes. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism. She moved to Maui in 2013.


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