The live broadcast telethon will rally aid from around the world, using music to deliver the call for support.

HONOLULU – Musicians on various islands will participate in “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 WayHawaiʻi Community FoundationHawaiʻi People’s Fund and the 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 Oʻahu event will take place on Sunday, August 20, at the Bishop Museum. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for in-person attendees. Tickets are now available at One hundred percent of ticket revenue will be donated to the named donation portals. So far, the impressive lineup of musicians donating their time and talent includes Hawaiian Style Band, Pure Heart, Jerry Santos, Raiatea Helm, Paula Fuga, Kimie Miner, Anuhea, Del Beazley, the Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra and a variety of musicians and cultural practitioners with meaningful ties to Maui.

Co-producer and executive director of Kāhuli Leo Leʻa, Zachary Lum, explained, “Everyone has an important and worthy contribution in our collective effort to bring comfort to our families on Maui. In normal circumstances, the production and creative media industries are usually synonymous with entertainment. But in times of need, we have a very different contribution––we deliver urgent messages quickly and broadly. In the case of Maui Ola, our message is ‘support Maui,’ and we aim to deliver it worldwide.”

The live broadcast will begin at 6 p.m and will be available on an unprecedented number of broadcast platforms, including, local TV stations––KGMB, KHNL KFVE, KHNL, KITV, KIKU, KHII, KHON, PBS Hawaiʻi––a variety of radio stations including 92.3 KSSK, Island 98.5, Hawaiian 105 KINE, KCCN FM100, KQMQ, HI93 FM, KAPA Hawaiian FM, KPUA 670 AM, KWXX 94.7 FM, KAOY 101.5 FM, KNWB 97.1 FM, KMWB 93.1, CBS 1500 and other partners’ websites including, ESPN Honolulu, and Honolulu Magazine. The live broadcast will also feature performances from the Maui Ola concert on Hawaiʻi Island which will take place on Sunday, August 20, at the Parker Ranch Shopping Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. No tickets are required for in-person attendees of the Hawaiʻi Island concert.

“So many ‘ohana have been tremendously impacted by the tragic wildfires. Maui Ola is a beautiful way for their urgent needs to be met. We feel the aloha that has gone into this effort,” said community leader Tiare Lawrence, who also manages the popular social media account Kākoʻo Haleakalā.

Maui Ola is made possible by the in-kind 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

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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,, 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.