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Every Act of Aloha Counts: Here's how you can support union members impacted on Maui

August 16, 2023

Our hearts are heavy that many of our Maui HGEA ohana have lost homes, their way of life and loved ones. The wildfires on Maui have caused indescribable devastation, and it's going to be a long road to recovery for many. You can help show that we're stronger together. Here's how:

1. Let HGEA know if you or someone you know on Maui is affected. HGEA is gathering as much information as we can on members impacted by the wildfires so we can determine how best to help. Contact the Member Services Center at 808-543-0000 or email us at

2. Support AFSCME's Fallen Heroes Fund. The International Union created the Fallen Heroes Fund to help AFSCME ohana who have suffered losses due to natural disasters. Every donation made will support union members affected by the wildfires. Donate today.

3. Donate to the Hawaii State AFL-CIO's Hawaii Employees Lifeline Program. This fund supports union ohana on Maui with critical emergency assistance. You can make checks payable to the Hawaii Employees Lifeline Program, and send to:

Hawaii State AFL-CIO, Attn: Cathy Lederer
888 Mililani Street, Suite 501
Honolulu, HI 96813

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