Maui Wildfires Information and UpdatesPosted on Aug 23, 2023 in Main
Workers, business owners, and self-employed individuals who were living or working in the affected area at the time of the major disaster and became unemployed or had their work hours reduced or interrupted as a direct result of the major disaster and do not qualify for regular unemployment insurance may be eligible for DUA benefits beginning the week of August 13, 2023, until the week ending February 10, 2024, as long as the individual’s unemployment continues to be a direct result of the disaster.
Click HERE for further information including eligibility requirements and directions on how to apply.
DUA applications must be submitted no later than September 25, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered untimely and DUA benefits may be denied unless the individual provides good cause for late filing. Click HERE for more details.
For job seekers looking to find a disaster recovery job or employers looking to hire a candidate or post a job.
The Press Release contains further details about the portal as well as job fairs and training opportunities.
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HireMaui is a free community initiative to support thousands of residents suddenly left unemployed after the tragic wildfires on Maui. HireMaui provides a chance for displaced workers to get back on their feet and local companies to fill much needed positions.
Hawaii Cares 988 – Comprehensive resource guide for disaster assistance, including shelter or housing, mental health support, unemployment assistance, domestic violence resources, financial assistance, health care services, and more
Department of Health – Medical and behavioral health clinics, environmental and hazard concerns, vital records, including replacing birth and marriage certificates, Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP), volunteer medical services
Department of Education – Status of school operations on Maui
Office of Language Access – Multilingual Resources
Maui Nui Strong – County of Maui website