Kokua News

Building a better community
We would like to share some thank you letters we’ve received over the years from beneficiaries of the Fund. It’s great to know that even in small contributions, we are able to make a difference for the better in the lives of others.
Response to “Pay for Play” Maui News article
In response to an article that appeared in The Maui News on September 27, 2015 ‘Pay for Play,’ the following information is being provided by the Board of Directors of the Mayor Arakawa Community Kokua Fund. The mission of the Mayor Arakawa Community Kokua Fund (Fund) is to give aid to Maui County citizens and organizations. For individuals, the Fund provides assistance to those most in need and who are often unable to receive help from other sources. This often involves a medical emergency. The Fund also assists community organizations that have fallen short of their fundraising efforts and need[...]
Mahalo to Kokua Fund supporters!
The Kokua Fund would like to express its sincerest appreciation to all our supporters at the last fundraiser. We couldn’t have done it without you!

Help when needed

The Mayor Arakawa Community Kokua Fund is made up of volunteers from the community who work regular jobs and donate their time. The MACK Fund does not employ an Executive Director.

The committee meets once each month to review applications. Many of these applications are researched for additional information before a final decision is made.

We ask for your patience in receiving a reply or decision. Detailed information and prioritizing your needs will help in your receiving a reply sooner. We are not affiliated with the County of Maui, the Mayor’s Office or any Political Organization.

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Mayor Alan Arakawa and wife Ann Arakawa