The Kākoʻo Maui Fund is providing resources that can be deployed quickly and efficiently to our Hawaiian communities impacted by the Maui wildfires.
The Kāko‘o Maui Fund is a donation campaign to aid communities impacted by the Maui wildfires. CNHA is seeking support from corporate, philanthropic, and organizational matching funders to incentivize small dollar donations and to support our communities. Donations received will go to Maui-based relief efforts, with focus on Native Hawaiian organizations, small businesses, ‘ohana, and cultural groups.
About the Kāko‘o Maui Fund
The Kāko‘o Maui Fund is a donation campaign to aid communities impacted by the Maui wildfires. CNHA is seeking support from corporate, philanthropic, and organizational matching funders to incentivize small dollar donations and to support our communities. donations received will go to Maui-based relief efforts for Native Hawaiian organizations, small businesses, ‘ohana, and cultural groups.
Together we can make a difference. Let’s rally around our Maui community during this time of need. Your generosity will not only help them rebuild but also show the strength of our unity.
A‘ohe hana nui ka alu‘ia. No task is too big when done together.
We are working to match every dollar that your give.
Mahalo to our matching donor organizations
If you would like to help amplify community efforts by becoming a matching donor, please contact us at email@example.com
- Kākoʻo Haleakalā
- Kamehameha Schools
- Kīnāʻole Family of Companies
- King Lunalilo Trust
- Liliʻuokalani Trust
- MANAOLA HAWAIʻI
- Nakupuna Foundation
- Office of Hawaiian Affairs
- Pelatron Technologies
- Queen’s Healthcare Systems
- Regent Craft
- Schooner Foundation
- Scholastic Inc.
- United Public Workers
- Warrior Printing
- Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
Mahalo to our supporters
Focus on support for fighting fires, saving lives, and providing supplies
Focus on sheltering families and provide technical assistance and support
Focus on stability through financial assistance
Support provided to:
Kanaka Climbers – $25,000
To ensure seamless communication and connectivity for residents living in Lahaina, particularly the Leali’i Hawaiian Homestead community and the neighboring areas, including a resource hub, during the period of service disruption. Includes the operation and monthly subscription of Starlink internet service until regular service is restored. A dedicated worker will also be allocated to support the operations of a resource hub.
Pūnana Leo O Lāhainā – $50,000
The Pūnana Leo O Lāhainā campus was lost in the raging Maui fire. Resources will be used to secure a temporary campus to allow instruction to continue. Funding will also be used to support staff and other general needs.
Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi – $100,000
Resources will be used to add staffing to provide legal counseling for Maui families needing to apply for federal, state, and county assistance, and other needs, including but not limited to insurance claims.
Hawaiian Community Lending – $100,000
Dedicated to offering vital comprehensive assistance to marginalized communities on Maui, with a special focus on Native Hawaiian households. Their mission involves aiding in the application process for diverse support initiatives such as FEMA, State, County, and private funding. Collaborating with Hawaiian Community Assets, their team will be stationed at cultural centers in Lahaina and Kahului.
Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation – $100,000
Provides Native Hawaiian families and communities with legal advocates to navigate legal challenges in which Native Hawaiian rights are at stake. Their work contributes to the protection and preservation of Native Hawaiian culture, identity, health, and well-being.
Makana O Ke Akua – $125,000
To facilitate the effective management of both essential supplies and dedicated volunteers at the storage facility, which is playing a crucial role in supporting the Maui recovery effort over a span of six months. MOKA will provide coordination support between state, county and donation centers.
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What is Kākoʻo Maui?
Kāko‘o Maui is a match campaign to aid communities impacted by the Maui wildfires. CNHA is seeking support from corporate, philanthropic, and organizational matching funders to incentivize small dollar donations and to support our communities.
What is a match campaign?
A match campaign is a fundraising strategy where our donors pledge to match a certain amount of money that is raised by others. The goal is to encourage more people to donate by essentially doubling their contributions.
Where will my donation go?
Donations received will go to Maui-based relief efforts for Native Hawaiian organizations, small businesses, ‘ohana, and cultural groups.
Can I choose where my donation goes?
Kākoʻo Maui is a pooled fund that will be used for relief efforts for Native Hawaiian organizations, small businesses, ‘ohana, and cultural groups.
How can I become a match campaign donor?
If you or your organization want to support the cause and help amplify community efforts by becoming a matching donor, please contact us at email@example.com
How can I donate?
Monetary donations can be made at hawaiiancouncil.org/maui
Is there a fee to contribute?
Yes. A $0.30 transaction fee and a 3% processing fee will be charged by the credit card processor and will be deducted from the amount of your donation. These fees are charged by the credit card processing company Member Planet (third-party site) and not by CNHA.
Can donations be made via check?
Yes. Checks may be written out to “Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement” with a memo “Kākoʻo Maui.”
Please mail it to:
Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement
91-1270 Kinoiki St.
Kapolei, HI 96707
How can I or my business get involved in fundraising or offer a charitable sales promotion to support Kākoʻo Maui?
Please complete and submit the following consent form. https://charity.ehawaii.gov/charity/apply-promotion.html
Free OSHA, HAZMAT and HAZWOPER Certification Classes for Maui Residents
CNHA’s Hawaiian Trades Academy will be offering free workforce certification classes in OSHA, HAZMAT, and HAZWOPER for Maui residents interested in clean-up and rebuild-related jobs, and they will be working with local companies on job placement. Additional courses in CDL and construction will also be offered. If you are interested in getting your certifications or training, fill out the sign-up form linked at the button below.