Be sure to check out these helpful resources as you work to rebuild your life.
FEMA: Can provide critical needs assistance up to $700 per household
People’s Fund of Maui: Adults who lost their primary residence are eligible to receive up to $1,200 per month
FEMA: Individuals & Households Program: Provides financial and direct services to individuals who have uninsured or underinsured necessary expenses and serious needs (i.e. temporary housing funds and units, etc.)
Hawaii Associated of REALTORS® Relief Foundation: Eligible applicants are able to provide assistance with mortgage expenses, rental costs due to displacement, or hotel reimbursement
DBEDT HHFDC Hawai’i Fire Relief Housing Program: Connect those in urgent need of housing with local homeowners who are willing to assist by offering vacant rooms, units, or homes on a temporary basis
Mental Health Assistance
Maui Community Mental Health Center (CMHC): Can assist with non-emergency mental health services
Carelon Behavioral Services: Offering free counseling services to victims of the wildfires through Hawai’i Medical Service Association
Maui Humane Society: Providing pet care, lost pet filing, and pet supplies and emergency kits
Kāko’o Maui Fund: Currently accepting applications from businesses, non-profits, and local organizations.
SBA Disaster Loans: These loans can assist individuals and organizations in repairing or replacing property, inventory, and supplies. Individuals may also use these loans to repair damage related to homes or personal property
Food & Supplies
Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP): Can help assist in paying for food for those affected
Maui Food Bank: Can provide safe and nutritious food to anyone in Maui who is at risk of going hungry
Hale Kau Kau: Has been feeding the hungry since August 1991. Keiki & vegetarian meals are available
Unemployment & Jobs
American Job Center & Maui County Business Resource Center: Provides career pathways, training/education opportunities, employment support services, etc.
Hire Maui: Provides opportunities for displaced workers by filling much-needed positions in local companies.
Disaster Recovery Job: Provides a portal to all currently available jobs on Maui
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA): Workers and business owners, including those who were self-employed, that do not qualify for regular unemployment insurance may be eligible for DUA benefits
Maui Recovers: Provides the most recent developments regarding the clean-up process and debris removal
For more resources, you can visit Maui Nui Strong.