Lahaina Wildfire

One-Year Anniversary Matching Campaign

After the fires that took place on Maui on August 8th, Pacific Whale Foundation did not hesitate to help our affected community. Knowing that the recovery process was going to be long, the outreach team was created. A carefully selected group of individuals from within the organization focused on supporting the community’s needs, prioritizing frontline relief. We operated our ʻOhana center hub for two months. Every day we reassess where we can make the largest impact. In late 2023, our focus shifted to supplying the community hubs with specifically requested supplies.
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Rising from the Ashes (2024)

This film explores how Pacific Whale Foundation and other community organizations and individuals responded to the immediate needs of those impacted by the devastating Maul fires, and what is being done for long-term community needs and recovery.

You've made a huge impact this year.

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Your generosity is powering long-term, community-led recovery in Texas. You provided emergency shelter for 7,500 evacuees, filled 400 pantries with food, renovated 160 homes-and so much more!

But there's still work to be done.

Make a donation to Pacific Whale Foundation providing Lahaina Wildfire relief, and your donation will be matched at 100% while funds last.

Malama Pono Volunteer Program

Restoring āina with community. Mālama Pono is a program that allows kamaʻāina, visitors and PacWhale/ PWF staff to immerse themselves in Maui’s sacred ʻāina, culture, and community. Pacific Whale Foundations’ Conservation and Outreach team has revamped the former Volunteers on Vacation program to continue to encourage and perpetuate destination stewardship while inviting our staff and members of our community to get connected with where we call home. GIVE

Marine Debris Monitoring

Marine debris is essentially any human-created waste found in ocean environments. Most of this debris originates from land-based sources, such as someone thoughtlessly discarding a cigarette butt or soda can. Plastics and other materials that resist natural degradation comprise a large degree of marine debris and are of particular concern. GIVE