Offer housing to displaced residents of Maui wildfires through MEO's Transitional Housing Program

Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc.'s Maui Fires Relief Transitional Housing Program continues to place individuals and families displaced by the wildfires – but has an urgent need for available rental units for six months.⁠

⁠With more applications in hand than can be funded, the program has suspended taking in new applications. However, placements continue and more than $600,000 in rental payments have been obligated so far.⁠

⁠The lack of available units has hindered the program, which pays for six months of rent and security deposit. Lease agreements are signed between the landlord and tenant with MEO paying the landlord directly.⁠⁠

Landlords or property managers with available units who would like to assist those displaced by the wildfires can initiate the process by sending a draft lease and photos of the unit to⁠

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For Lahaina & Kula residents impacted by the fires

Talk Story with Mayor Bissen

Lahaina and Kula residents who have been impacted by the August fires are invited to talk story with Mayor Richard Bissen. There are several dates to choose from. Each talk story session will welcome up to 30 residents to give folks a chance to share mana‘o and ask questions.

Series of events from December 9 through January 27.