October 27, 2023

County partnership with Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement to expand Right-of-Entry services, distribution of re-entry vehicle passes

The County’s Maui Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) today announced a partnership with the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) to expand public access to services supporting residential re-entry and recovery. Starting next week, CNHA’s Kako‘o Maui office at Maui Mall Village will begin providing distribution of vehicle passes and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) education and kits (beginning Monday, Oct. 30), and Right-of-Entry (ROE) registration assistance (starting Wednesday, Nov. 1).

Key Details:

  • Who: All Maui County residents are eligible to receive services.
  • What: Kako‘o Maui - Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA)
  • Where: 70 Kaahumanu Ave., Kahului (Maui Mall Village, next to Subway sandwiches)
  • When: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday

“This partnership underscores MEMA's commitment to building a resilient community in Maui County,” said MEMA’s Emergency Operations Center Director Joshua Aquinde. “By collaborating with organizations like CNHA, we can better assist residents by expanding assistance with the critical next steps of re-entry and recovery from the Lahaina wildfires.”

CNHA Community Care Navigator Dustin Kaleiopu noted that the County-CNHA collaboration will provide the community with a streamlined process in a central Maui location. “We are dedicated to uplifting and supporting our residents by making these essential services more accessible,” he said.

For more information, please call Joshua Aquinde, MEMA EOC Director, at (808) 270-7341 or Dustin Kaleiopu, CNHA Community Care Navigator, at (808) 204-2722.

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