In the face of adversity, the spirit of aloha shines brighter than ever. Welcome to our comprehensive Maui Disaster Resources, a hub of support, information, and empowerment designed to help our community navigate through challenging times with resilience and unity.
Civil Beat Live Updates https://www.civilbeat.org/2023/08/live-maui-wildfire-photos-and-updates-lahaina-and-kula
Department of Health Maui Wildfire Response: For medical and behavioral health resources, environmental hazards and safety (water, dust, etc.), and vital records document replacement. https://health.hawaii.gov/mauiwildfires/
Hawaii Wildfire Recovery and Resilience Resource Guide/Hawai’i Cares 988
Lahaina Child & Family Resources (spreadsheet)
Locating People: Many families have been separated and have not yet made contact with family members.
Click here for a spreadsheet to help with locating and finding people.
Maui County. County of Maui Facebook Instagram
Maui Fire, Flood and Disaster Relief Group (Facebook):
Maui Food Bank Distribution Sites: https://mauifoodbank.org/food-distribution-sites/
Maui Mutual Aid Guide (Google Doc): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1B6dpfOUP0tc4ceCtuOXB6cDbHZWel98C-Gfs126ZdQ8/edit?usp=sharing
Maui Nui Strong: Donate, volunteer or look for support https://www.mauinuistrong.info/
Maui Rapid Response: Offer support or request help https://mauirapidresponse.org/ Instagram @mauirapidresponse
Maui Wildfires Resource Handbook (Kaiser Permanente): This is a comprehensive list covering document replacement, medical assistance, FEMA, unemployment and more. To have a resource added or for updates, contact: email@example.com
West Maui School Resources: https://sites.google.com/k12.hi.us/maui-school-resources/home
Hawaiʻi Fire Relief Housing Program
The program connects those who have lost their homes to the fires with Hawai‘i homeowners who have vacant rooms, units, or houses they’re willing to offer on a temporary basis.
Form for Property Owners and Landlords
Offer your home or available housing unit by completing this form.
Form for Residents in Need of Housing
Apply for housing by completing this form. An HHFDC representative will contact you to verify your information.
West Maui Health Clinic Open, MEO offers transport
The Maui District Health Office, in partnership with local community agencies, opened a coordinated health clinic in West Maui to assist individuals directly impacted by the devastating wildfires.
The clinic will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The main clinic is located at the Comprehensive Health Center on Akoakoa Place, below the Lahaina Civic Center. Clinic services will include general wound care and first aid, pharmacy services, mental health services and other general health care.
No appointment is necessary for clinic services and insurance is not required. Mobile services operating out of the main clinic will also be available where care is needed and requested. For more information, call 808-984-8201 or 808-984-8260.
Partners include Malama I Ke Ola, Hui No Ke Ola Pono, Mauliola Pharmacy, American Medical Response (AMR) and Minit Medical. Limited translation services will be available in Ilocano and Tagalog.
Maui Economic Opportunity (MEO) will offer free shuttles for medical appointments for those impacted by the fires and sheltering at Hannibal Tavares Community Center in Pukalani and the South Maui Community Gym. The service is by reservation-only and begins Wednesday August 16. The shuttle will operate daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations can be made from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at 808-877-7651.
Free Emergency Childcare
Discover Imua will offer FREE DROP-IN CHILDCARE at NAPILI PARK 9a-3p Thursday, Aug. 17 + Friday, Aug. 18. The location will change as the needs of the community shift, so stay tuned to social channels for the most updated info on childcare offerings. Instagram @discoverimua
Kama’aina Kids www.KamaainaKids.com offers free emergency childcare services at the Kama‘aina Kids Maui Evangelical Preschool located at 256 Hina Ave, Kahului, HI 96732, for children ages 2 to 5 from 9 AM to 3 PM daily, effective Thursday 8/17/2023. This initiative aims to assist families directly impacted by the fire and to provide essential support for emergency workers who are tirelessly serving the community. Kama‘aina Kids Maui Evangelical (Hina) Preschool can be reached at 808-877-6604. Link to application: https://kamaainakids.jotform.com/232257351475962
Project Camp, in partnership with Maui Family YMCA, is also offering a day camp at the Maui Family YMCA in Kahului from 9 AM to 3 PM for kids 6-16 affected by the Maui fires. The program is free and includes lunch. Information can be found at Projectcamp.co/camps