South Maui Sustainability August 13 Meeting: Our Transportation Future

August 11, 2009, 3:39 PM HST · Updated August 11, 3:39 PM
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You Are Invited: South Maui Sustainability August Monthly Meeting: “Our Transportation Future” South Maui Sustainability is having our free and open to the public monthly meeting on Thursday August 13th from 6:30 – 8PM at Kihei Charter School* entitled “Our Transportation Future”.

South Maui Sustainability will host two leaders in Maui’s transportation future. Jeff Hunt, Director of the Maui County Planning Department will describe the Maui Island Plan for our transportation future and Walter Enomoto, president of the Maui Bicycle Alliance will describe the history and future of biking on Maui. In addition, South Maui Sustainability will be making an announcement about their efforts to start a Community Bike Sharing Program for South Maui and ask for the South Maui community to join in the conversation to determine if this is a good program and to see how we can implement it.

Jeff Hunt has been working as a Maui County planner since June 2005 and previously served as assistant director of community development for the town of Breckenridge, Colo. He also was a senior planner for Vail, Colo., and an associate planner for Hood River County, Ore. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and environmental sciences from Willamette University in Salem, Ore., and a master’s degree in public administration in local government from the University of Colorado at Denver.

Walter Enomoto is current President of the Maui Bicycle Alliance, a grassroots bicycling advocacy group, working to improve conditions for bicyclists in Maui County. Involved in the bicycling community for close to 20 years here in Maui County, Walter is the former Co-Chair and member of the Mayor’s Bicycling Advisory Committee during the Lingle Administration (1990-1998) where he helped revise and improve the Maui County Code for bicyclists, co-organized bike day events and two Mayor’s Fun Rides. He also assisted committee members with projects like the 5 year Capital Improvement Plan for Bicycling the Northshore and Kihei Greenways. Walter has been involved in over 30 bicycling events over the past 15 years, is the first League of American Bicyclist League Certified Instructor (LCI) for Bicycling Education in Maui County and is currently working towards establishing bicycle education workshops here in Maui County. The Maui Bicycle Alliance has worked with County and State officials to create more bicycling facilities and infrastructure.  They have also lobbied for funding and policy changes to advance bicycling related objectives at both the State and County level and is a member of the One Voice for Livable Islands Coalition and the Balanced Transportation Alliance. 

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Potluck pupus at 6PM.

*Location: Kihei Charter School Directions: Coming from south Kihei, take the Pi’ilani Hwy toward the Mokulele. Turn right (mauka) onto Ohukai Road. Take your second right. Go straight to the very end and turn left around the building. Turn left into the next bay. KCS is located on the right. Coming from north of Kihei, turn left (mauka) onto Ohukai Road and follow the directions as above from Ohukai Road. There will be blue and yellow signs showing the way from the highway.

Date: Thursday, August 13th, 2009
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

LOCATION:
Kihei Charter High School
300 Ohukai Rd #209
Kihei, HI USA 96753
Phone: 808-875-0700

CONTACT INFORMATION
Contact: Maury King
Phone: 874-5955
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.SouthMauiSustainability.org

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