Since reopening after the tragic fires last August, the Old Lāhainā Lūʻau has designated a portion of each night’s proceeds as a donation to a community organization working on recovery, restoration and support of residents impacted by the fire. The first beneficiary of the “Kōkua for Lāhainā” program, Habitat for Humanity Maui, received a donation of $7,750. Habitat for Humanity lost 10 houses in the fires. Old Lāhainā Lūʻau will be hosting a fundraiser benefit luʻau for Habitat on August 17th.

For the period May 1 through June 17, 2024, Nā Kia’i o Maui, a non-profit whose mission is to “provide emergency relief and assistance to everyone impacted by natural disasters and fires in Maui County”, received a donation of $8,280. Old Lāhainā Lūʻau also provided opportunities for guests to contribute directly as well. As a result, an additional $5,085 dollars was raised through the generosity of luʻau attendees - for a total donation of $13,365.

“We extend our sincere aloha and mahalo to the visitors who attend the luau and help us raise funds through our “Kōkua for Lāhainā” program. We will continue to donate a portion of each night’s sales to a local organization supporting our community on the long road to recovery and healing” said Judee Mae Aki, General Manager.

This month, Help Maui Rise, whose mission is to provide fast and effective relief to the displaced families victims of the fires, will be the beneficiary of the “Kōkua for Lāhainā” program.

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