Maui Wildfires

High winds and dry weather caused wildfires to develop in August 2023 in Lāhainā, Upper Kula, Pūlehu/Kihei and Ka‘anapali.

Our hearts and our thoughts are with the people of Maui after the devastating wildfires on the island.

If you’d like to contribute to the relief efforts, here are three charities recommended by the Hawai’i Water Environment Association.

All these charities receive a silver rating or above on

Maui Strong

The Hawai’i Community Foundation focuses on rapid response and working with local nonprofits to understand community needs.

Guidestar rating: Silver

Donate to Maui Strong

Maui Humane Society

This organization supports shelters for displaced people and animals and caring for injured animals.

Guidestar rating: Platinum

Donate to the Humane Society

World Central Kitchen

This charity provides meals to people in need by partnering with local organizations.

Guidestar rating: Silver

Donate to World Central Kitchen