LIVE BROADCAST CONCERT BENEFITS COMMUNITY MEMBERS AFFECTED BY MAUI WILDFIRES
Hawaiʻi organizations rally to support recovery efforts through benefit concert at Bishop Museum on August 20
Honolulu – Amid the devastation of wildfires on Maui, organizations across Hawaiʻi have joined together to produce “Maui Ola: A Benefit Concert for Maui,” a live concert and broadcast fundraiser, where 100 percent of proceeds will support Maui’s severely impacted communities, through donation portals, including Maui United Way, Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, Hawaiʻi People’s Fund and Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement. Event producers, musical artists, celebrities and community leaders aim to garner the attention and financial support of local, national and international audiences.
The event will take place on Sunday, August 20 at the Bishop Museum. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for in-person attendees. The entire event will be available via livestreaming on mele.com and on various social media accounts. With the collaboration of Kāhuli Leo Leʻa and all local TV stations—KGMB, KFVE, KHNL, KITV, KIKU, KHII, KHON, PBS Hawaiʻi and Honolulu Star-Advertiser—and radio stations—iHeartMedia, Salem Media Group, Summit Media, Pacific Media Group. Portions of the event will be simulcasted on all local channels throughout the evening.
Maui Ola is made possible by the contributions and collaborations of countless community organizations focused on providing relief to Maui residents impacted by recent wildfires. Learn more about this event by visiting www.mauiola.org.
About Maui Ola: A Benefit Concert for Maui
Created as a grassroots response effort following the devastating fires on Maui, Maui Ola: A Benefit Concert for Maui is a live broadcast fundraiser where 100 percent of the proceeds will support Maui’s severely impacted communities through donation portals, including Maui United Way, Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, Hawaiʻi People’s Fund and Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement. Maui Ola is a collaboration of the best in Hawaiʻi’s media, creative and advertising industry, with all partners offering their services and resources pro bono.
Production partners include Kāhuli Leo Leʻa, Ponoʻī Productions, KSG, Kanaeokana, Kamehameha Schools, Kaiāulu, mele.com, a variety of live event companies, Honolulu Star-Advertiser and all of Hawaiʻi’s major TV and radio stations. As a Hawaiʻi-based collaboration of unprecedented magnitude, Maui Ola is indicative of Hawaiʻi’s cultural values that maintain a strong sense of community, especially in the most challenging of times.