Maui Wildfires: Resources for Victims, Community Members, and Allies (Updated 8/17/23)


Maui is home to pristine beaches, sunrises over the Haleakalā, the sacred ʻĪao Valley, and beauty abound — and in this moment, raging wildfires are tearing it apart. The situation in Hawai’i remains dire as those affected by the disaster search for loved ones and look to rebuild what was lost in the blaze. For the Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and residents of Maui, this tragedy has devastated their home.

Our hearts are with the residents of Maui and those affected by the disaster. As the fires unfold across Maui, our community is coming together to show up for our neighbors, siblings, and allies. We urge anyone who can to offer their support or donate to the Maui natives, residents, and frontline heroes working toward recovery and relief.

Where to Donate

County-Endorsed Funds

Funds to Support Frontline Heroes

  • Hawai’i People’s Fund supports frontline grassroots heroes mobilizing to assist peoples affected by the wildfires on Maui.

Matched Funds

General Recovery Effort Funds


Sign up to provide mental health support for frontline workers here (If you can provide services in a different language, please indicate at sign-up)

You do not need to be a mental health professional to volunteer, but we ask that you participate in one of the trainings below:

  • Registration is open for a FREE 3-hour Psychological First Aid (PFA) training on zoom Saturday 8/19/23 9am-12pm HST. CEUs provided.
  • The full 5-hour interactive training course for Psychological First Aid (PFA) is available on demand.

Resources for Affected Community Members

Community Resources

State Resources

Mental Health Resources

Free Disaster Legal Hotline Clinics are available for residents of Maui and the Big Island who have been impacted by the wildfires.

  • Tuesday: August 15 and August 22
  • Wednesday: August 16 and August 23
  • Thursday: August 17 and August 24
  • TIME: 9:00am — 5:00pm
  • CALL: 888–533–2773

Federal Resources

White House: President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Hawaii Disaster Declaration

If you or someone you know are affected by the Maui wildfires, please consider applying for FEMA assistance.

Stay Updated

We will continue to add resources as they become available. If you have any resources to share, please contact Emily Ku, Anti-Hate Response Coordinator at

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