Raising building height limit bad idea for Maui

Please keep the hotel height limit in Maui County to 120 feet tall and a maximum of 12 stories.

Where does an idea like raising the height limit come from? Our island has a certain character. A change like this could change the whole complexion of the area around buildings that are 180 feet tall. Wouldn’t there also be a chance of blocking views of existing buildings?

And we hardly have the infrastructure and water resources on much of the island to handle what we have. Taller buildings would put more tourists and their resource needs into smaller spaces.

Of course there is always a faction that thinks growth is good (and that greed is good) and always a faction that thinks that many important things about the future of Maui get glossed over in the quest for an ever expanding island.

Guess which side I’m on?

Maury King