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We stand with Maui and all the families affected by the devastating wildfires.

We continue to aid in the recovery and resilience efforts that our community needs.


This page was designed to equip Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander families with available resources to help them stay updated and supported during this difficult time.

If there are any resources to add or edit, please send an email to the NHPI 3R Coordinator, Chantelle Matagi at

Updates & Announcements

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  • FEMA IA/ONA Funeral Maximum Reimbursement - $11,000 per decedent, must apply for FEMA in order to qualify and if the person paying for the funeral expenses is a US citizen they can apply for funeral reimbursement. 

  • Goodwill Hawaii is offering $100 per person, (up to $300 per household) for disaster survivors - Learn More

    • GOODWILL HAWAII EMERGENCY RESPONSE CENTERS - Goodwill has set up emergency response centers at five of its program offices statewide, including Kahului (Maui), Hilo and Kona (Hawaii Island), as well as Kapolei and Beretania (Oahu) to support those who’ve been impacted with applying for resources and aid including: unemployment benefits, FEMA disaster assistance, food stamps, and emergency housing relief. 

    • GOODWILL HAWAII VOUCHER PROGRAM - Goodwill Hawaii will be distributing upwards of $400,000 total in emergency vouchers for impacted residents to redeem for clothing and household goods at any Goodwill Store in Hawaii. The vouchers are being distributed to fire victims thru the nonprofit’s outreach at its emergency response centers on Maui, Oahu, and Hawaii Island and in partnership with other government and nonprofit partners. 

  • Hawai'i Community Foundation - If you are with a nonprofit organization seeking funding, please complete this short application. In an effort to move resources swiftly and to reduce the burden on organizations serving on the frontlines, HCF is forgoing a formal application process at this time. HCF will review grant applications daily using an expedited internal process to facilitate quick grant funding for direct community response efforts. If you have any questions on the application or our grants process, please email the HCF team at

  • Hui No Ke Ola Pono - Any ʻohana who are housing families from Lāhainā or anyone in need, please fill out this google form and HNKOP will deliver supplies/food directly to them. If you have any questions, please call 808-463-2794.

  • National Kidney Foundation of Hawai'i - Patients on dialysis need to continue receiving treatment to survive. We will be working with Maui dialysis professionals to get care to patients needing assistance as quickly as possible. Every effort is being made to identify those needing alternate dialysis arrangements to safeguard their health. Tax-deductible monetary donations can be made HERE. Please be sure to select Maui Wildfire Assistance For Dialysis Patients as the Reason for Donation to ensure your donation goes to help our Maui ‘ohana!

  • The County of Maui Division of Motor Vehicles and Licensing's Lahaina Satellite Office is now open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to issue duplicate Hawai'i driver's licenses or Hawai'i State Identification cards free of charge. To make a request, you may also provide your full legal name and date of birth by phone at (808) 270-7363 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. or by sending an email to For more information, call (808) 270-7363.

Food Resources

  • Hawaiʻi Food Bank

  • Apply for the WIC Program

  • Temporary Suspension of ERs/SMRF for August, September, and October – Eligibility Renewals (ERs) and Six Month Report Forms (SMRFs) will be suspended statewide for August 2023, September 2023, and October 2023. 

  • Public Assistance Information System (PAIS) Wild Fire Queue – Call 1-855-643-1643 and answer ‘Yes’ (Press 1) if you've been affected by the Maui or Kohala wildfires. 

Family Support Resources

  • Apply for WIC or visit a clinic close to you to see if you qualify

    • Families that already were receiving WIC prior the Maui wildfires, but had to relocate to a different island, can easily transfer their cases to the WIC clinic closest to them. If they lost their eWIC card, their WIC clinic can replace it. 

  • Child Nutrition Programs During Disaster​

  • Preschool Open Doors - REOPENED, Accepting applications until 10/31/23

  • Kama‘aina Kids, a leading provider of childcare and educational programs, is offering free emergency childcare services at the Kama‘aina Kids Maui Evangelical Preschool located at 256 Hina Ave, Kahului, HI 96732, for children aged 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. Register here

  • A list of child care options for families affected by the fires in Maui is now available. PATCH, the state’s designated Child Care Resource & Referral Agency, worked with licensed and registered providers to determine who is still operating and providing care. Call PATCH at  (808) 961-3169.

  • Families experiencing unstable housing have rights under the McKinney-Vento Act to ensure their children continue uninterrupted access to education and services. Visit the Hawaiʻi Public Schools Website to learn more and enroll in school.

General Resources

Mental Health Resources


Please consider monetary donations over well-intentioned material donations.

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