Check with your bank, financial institution and/or insurance provider on what programs are available for customers who are impacted by COVID-19.
The EIDL program provides economic relief to businesses experiencing a temporary loss of revenue due to COVID-19. Its purpose is to help eligible organizations meet financial obligations and operating expenses that could have been met had the COVID-19 disaster not occurred. Visit the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan webpage for more information on eligibility criteria, terms, FAQs, loan application and more.
Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), the County of Maui Office of Economic Development, and various community partners have put together an online resource directory to support our islands’ small businesses. Whether you are looking to retool and/or respond to COVID-19, this directory offers a list of local service providers who can help you conduct your business safely, adapt and/or pivot your operations, and help you invest in technology infrastructure to expand virtual platforms, web-based marketing and e-commerce.
Service disconnections are suspended through March 31, 2021. Customers needing assistance with bill payments are encouraged to submit a payment arrangement request. For more information, visit Hawaiian Electric's Payment Arrangement Options webpage.
The Department of Education's Grab-and-Go meal program provides free meals at 203 public schools in Hawaii to children who are 18 years old or younger, public school students or eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program. Program offered Monday through Friday, through June 30, 2021, excluding holidays and designated school breaks. More information on required documentation, participating schools and program details.
Maui Humane Society’s 4EverPets program offers free pet food and supplies to support local families/individuals who are having financial difficulties. The program’s goal is to prevent people from having to surrender their pets to the shelter and allow their animal companions to remain in a loving home. Learn more