For Visitors

Know Before You Go

Here are important ways that visitors can help mālama (care for) Maui.

As Maui recovers, the County of Maui offers the following video featuring Maui community members and providing both instruction and a heartfelt message for visitors. Long-time Maui Kumu Hula and educator Hōkūlani Holt, Ph.D. anchors the video which also features Kumu Hula and proprietor of cultural retail boutique Native Intelligence Kapono‘ai Molitau, visitor industry cultural manager Oralani Koa and Hāloa Dudoit, a community organizer and youth baseball coach. 

While some fire-affected areas remain closed to the public, visitation continues to be welcomed and encouraged throughout Maui and the islands of Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Lānaʻi, Molokaʻi and Hawaiʻi Island.

Visitors throughout the Hawaiian Islands are urged to be especially mindful and respectful in our island home. For more information and travel recommendations, visit

Questions and Answers

Q: Where can people find the latest information and updates on Maui recovery efforts?
A: Official channels are the best sources for the latest updates, including the following:


Anyone wanting to make donations to help communities and families recover on Maui can do so through the Maui Strong Fund established by the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation or the Kāko‘o Maui Fund established by the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement.

Maui Strong Fund       Kāko‘o Maui Fund