Maui Wildfires Information
News14 August 2023
To all Irish citizens in Maui, we have complied a list of helpful contact and information.
The Maui Emergency Management Agency and the Maui Hotel & Lodging Association have asked to please note the following:
- Shelters are offering transport into Lahaina Hotels for 1 person per family to retrieve documents needed for travel.
- Best practice for missing persons is to contact the American Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 and/or complete the MHLA Missing Persons Jotform at https://form.jotform.com/232222001629038.
- There will be periodic releases of identified fatalities, but identification may be delayed with foreign nationals.
Please continue to monitor the websites below, which also include links to official social media accounts:
- County of Maui https://www.mauicounty.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?CID=6,50
- Maui Hotel & Lodging Association https://mauihla.org/resources/EMERGENCY-SUPPORT-FOR-DORA-AUGUST-9TH
- Hawaii Emergency Management Agency https://dod.hawaii.gov/hiema/august-2023-wildfires/#new_tab
- Hawaii Tourism Authority https://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/news/alerts/maui-and-hawai%CA%BBi-island-wildfire-update/
- Office of the Governor https://governor.hawaii.gov/
- FEMA https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4724
- American Red Cross https://www.redcross.org/about-us/news-and-events/news/2023/red-cross-helps-as-wildfires-burn.html
FEMA encourages Maui residents impacted by the wildfires to register for disaster assistance. People can register for FEMA assistance online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, by calling 1-800-621- 3362 or by using the FEMA App. Help may be available for temporary housing, home repairs and low-interest disaster loans.
If you are an irish citizen in Maui, and are in need of consular assistance, please contact us at anytime: