Maui Fire Victims: Where Can I Find Help?

Maui’s wildfires have been the most devastating fires in history on the island, and arguably one of the most horrific wildfire in the U.S. since fires were first recorded. There is hope, however. Here are some places where you can get help if you have lost property or loved ones in the wildfire:

Maui Strong Fund
American Red Cross
Maui Food Bank
Salvation Army Hawaii & Pacific Islands Division
Catholic Charities Hawaii
World Central Kitchen
Hawaiʻi People’s Fund
Hui No Ke Ola Pono

Maui Strong Fund
American Red Cross
Catholic Charities Hawaii
Hawaiʻi People’s Fund

Maui Strong Fund
Salvation Army Hawaii & Pacific Islands Division
Catholic Charities Hawaii
Hawaiʻi People’s Fund

Pet Care –
In addition to linking you to pet resources, these organizations can provide pet and medical supplies so that you can keep your pet with you.
Maui Humane Society
Alley Cat Allies
Emotional Support
Hawaii Cares – Includes suicide and emotional assistance
Disaster Distress Helpline – call or text 1-800-985-5990 (for Spanish, press “2”) to be connected to a trained counselor 24/7/365
American Red Cross
Maui Strong Fund

Business Help
Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Hawaii Business Relief Fund

Legal Help

Other Helpful Organizations
Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation – providing educational support for Maui kids
Council for Native Hawaii Advancement – currently matching donation dollars to the Kāko‘o Maui Fund
Hawaii Community Foundation – Funding vetted non-profits for fire relief and humanitarian efforts
‘Āina Momona: Establishing an emergency fund for Maui first responders
Hawaii Lions Foundation: Matching donations for select vetted charities
Maui United Way: Supports a number of non-profit organizations directly helping Maui residents.
2-1-1 Help
Dial 2-1-1. With one phone call, Maui United Way can connect you to the following assistance:

  • Families
  • Health care
  • Seniors
  • Basic needs
  • Consumer concerns
  • Treatment services
  • Tax and legal services
  • Government programs

Visit the 211 Online Database This is a database of more than 4,000 community services throughout Hawaii. It is available 24/7.

Other Important Resources:

County of Maui – Updates and Resources:

Unemployment Benefits: For lost or interrupted unemployment benefits, visit or call 808-984-8400 to apply for unemployment insurance benefits

Driver’s License & State ID Cards – replacement cards email