Donations, Fundraisers & Volunteerism

Top 20 things to do on Maui, Sept 21-30: Kapono, Kanekoa benefit concerts; October Fest, ‘Rally Around Peace’

Several benefit concerts for Maui wildfire victims are taking place this weekend, including Henry Kapono's "We Are Friends," a Maui Jazz and Blues Festival, Jazz Aid and “Rally Around Peace” at the Imua Discovery Gardens. Find our comprehensive listing HERE. Read On Chevron Forward

Four Seasons Resort Maui hosting ‘Love for Lahaina’ culinary pop-up events in October

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea is hosting a new series of “Love for Lahaina” culinary pop-up events in October to support the hospitality industry and farmers who have been directly affected by the wildfires.

Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation awards $300K to support victims of the Maui fires

The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation, Inc. (Takitani Foundation) has awarded grants totaling $300,000 in memory of Mamoru and Aiko Takitani, founders of Hawaiian Host, manufacturer of Hawaiian Host chocolates. Funding will support victims of the Maui fires and include $150,000 to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, $100,000 to Lahaina Hongwanji Mission, and $50,000 to Maui Preparatory Academy.

Top 20 things to do on Maui, Sept 21-30: Kapono, Kanekoa benefit concerts; October Fest, ‘Rally Around Peace’

Several benefit concerts for Maui wildfire victims are taking place this weekend, including Henry Kapono’s “We Are Friends,” a Maui Jazz and Blues Festival, Jazz Aid and “Rally Around Peace” at the Imua Discovery Gardens. Find our comprehensive listing HERE.

‘Play Imua’ store to launch in Māʻalaea for youngest survivors of Maui wildfires

Imua Family Services has partnered with JAKKS Pacific toy company to launch the “Play Imua” store in response to the harrowing wildfires that have devastated homes and communities across Maui.

Bayanihan for Maui Benefit Concert to benefit the survivors of the Lahaina wildfires

The Filipino Community Center, in partnership with Filipino organizations on Oʻahu, is coordinating a benefit concert with all the proceeds going to Binhi at Ani Foundation-Tulong for Lahaina Fund.

New Westside Distribution Center opens for fire survivors at Kahana Gateway

Community members affected by the Maui fires now can retrieve food, supplies and other necessities at the Westside Distribution Center at Kahana Gateway.

Kōkua our Maui ʻOhana with Queen Kaʻahumanu Center, Sept. 15

To assist in the ongoing efforts to help Maui, Queen Kaʻahumanu Center is turning their monthly Kamaʻāina Nights concert series into a special kōkua edition benefit concert on Friday, Sept. 15 from 4 to 9 p.m. 

Maui Sports Cards shop organizes fundraiser card drive and auction for Maui wildfire relief

The Maui Sports Cards shop in Kahului hosts a card show and auction this Saturday at ʻĪao Middle School cafeteria to raise funds for the The Maui Strong Fund.

Volunteers turn former Kīhei Radio Shack into distribution hub for Lahaina Keiki Relief Fund

Volunteers transformed the former Radio Shack at Azeka Shopping Center in Kīhei into a well-organized distribution hub for clothes and goods for children, from newborns to teenagers.

Top 20 things to do on Maui Sept. 14-24: Free animated films, Mexican Independence Day fiesta, trivia fundraiser for wildfire survivors

Free animated films featuring trolls and a singing crocodile provide family fun and are among the top 20 things to do this week on Maui. Find our comprehensive listing HERE.

Ludacris and Larenz Tate join efforts to support Maui first responders after wildfires

The Ludacris Foundation, the nonprofit organization founded by actor-rapper Chris “Ludacris” Bridges joins with the Tate Bros Foundation founded by his close friend and actor Larenz Tate, to extend their support to the Maui community following last month’s devastating wildfires. This week, they announced the launch of their “Maui County First Responders Feeding Program Fund.”

Island Energy Services and partners donate 100K more bottles of water to help with Maui wildfire recovery

Island Energy Services announced a second shipment of more than 100,000 bottles of Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water in three 40-foot shipping containers to provide ongoing assistance to those impacted by the Maui wildfires. This follows an initial shipment of more than 67,000 bottles of donated water last month.

Gov. Green appoints Keith Amemiya as Chair of Sports Task Force

Keith Amemiya has recently been appointed as chair of Governor Green’s Sports Task Force, which is under the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism.

Reyn Spooner Lahaina Sailor Collection gives back, raises $100K for Maui Strong Fund

The donation represents 100% of the net proceeds from both Reyn Spooner in-store and online sales of all Lahaina Sailor products from Aug. 11-31, 2023, including men’s and women’s apparel, kids’ clothing, and accessories. 

Fundraisers for Maui wildfire victims continue on Maui and beyond

Top music artists continue to donate their talents for fundraising events for Maui wildfire victims, including Henry Kapono, who is hosting a Maui wildfire benefit concert at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

Leilani Farm Sanctuary urgently seeks volunteers, monetary donations

Leilani Farm Sanctuary is seeking volunteer help and monetary donations from the community to continue caring for its rescued animals amid a large number of farm tour cancellations.

G70 Foundation donates $75,000 to aid Maui wildfire disaster relief

The G70 Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hawai‘i design firm, G70, has pledged $75,000 to the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation’s Maui Strong Fund to help victims of the devastating wildfires on Maui.

Live Like Tre’ Foundation to provide a total of $150K to Maui firefighters impacted by wildfires

The Live Like Tre’ Foundation received a $150,000 donation from the Maui Strong Fund of the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, and will use the funds to provide grants in the amount of $7,100 each to support Maui firefighters who have been personally affected by the recent wildfires.

PacWhale Eco-Adventures hosts free “For Da Keiki” event, Sept. 9

PacWhale Eco-Adventures hosts a FREE “For Da Keiki” event this Saturday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The organization says the event is part of its dedication to supporting the Maui community post wildfires. The event features food, entertainment, prizes, games and more at the Māʻalaea Harbor Shops Courtyard. 

Paddle outs on Sept. 8 mark one month since Maui wildfires: Kalama Park at 8 a.m., Ukumehame at 12 p.m.

Paddle out events are planned on the one-month mark since Sept. 8, 2023. The first is at Kalama Park in Kīhei at 8 a.m. The event continues with a day of healing and togetherness through sunset. Another takes place at noon at Ukumehame in Lahaina. This event features a paddle out, boat line up and […]
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