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West Maui Community Plan Advisory Committee members to speak at Rotary Zoom meeting

By Staff | Oct 15, 2020

WEST MAUI — Three representatives of the West Maui Community Plan Advisory Committee will make a presentation to the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

The guest speakers will be Kai Nishiki, Leilani Pulmano and Karen Comcowich.

Nishiki is the chair of the West Maui Community Plan Advisory Committee, a member of the Mayor’s Tourism Advisory Committee and West Maui Community Association, and the vice president of the West Maui Preservation Association.

She is an advocate for beach access, coastal restoration and tourism management across Maui County.

Pulmano has lived in Lahaina for over 20 years and works at Pacific Rim Land.

A 2009 graduate of the Ka Ipu Kukui Fellowship Program, Pulmano is on the board of the Hawaii Housing Public Authority and served on the board for the Hawaii Housing Finance Development Corporation from 2012 to 2020.

Comcowich is dedicated to preserving a sustainable and diverse Maui.

During her 15 years in Lahaina, she has worked in a variety of positions in the hospitality industry, from barista to management, giving her intimate knowledge of the challenges West Maui workers face, including access to comfortable affordable housing and time to enjoy our beautiful home.

She enjoys being involved with Kula Kaiapuni O Maui Ma Nahi’ena’ena, volunteering for beach cleanups and lo’i restoration, and talking to conservationists about how to maintain a sustainable Maui.

Club members will receive an automatic invitation to this Zoom meeting.

If a guest would like to join this virtual meeting of the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset, contact Past President Mariko Higashi at marikoinmaui@gmail.com to be included on the invite list.