Central Center
670 Waiale Road
Wailuku, HI 96793

Westside Center (Temporarily Closed)
15 Ipu'Aumakua Lane
Lahaina, HI 96761


ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ features Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Centers as part of Maui Strong Fund campaign

Good Morning America features KHAKO

Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Centers was in the national spotlight this morning as ABC’s “Good Morning America” program featured the Wailuku agency as part of the Maui Strong Fund wildfire recovery campaign. The Emmy-winning morning news program featured a live, on-location telecast Thursday morning from KHAKO’s Wailuku shelter. The program highlighted the heroism of agency employees who helped 220 Lahaina shelter residents evacuate and escape fast-moving flames. The Aug. 8-9 wildfire engulfed Lahaina town and destroyed the 78-unit shelter complex. “It was an honor to have ‘Good Morning America’ share our story with its national audience, live… Read More »

Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Centers confirms loss of its Westside Center shelter

Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Centers has confirmed the loss of its 78-unit Westside Center in Lahaina. KHAKO Executive Director Monique R. Ibarra said: “With a police escort, I saw firsthand the destruction of our Lahaina shelter on Wednesday night. All the buildings are gone. Wildfire reduced them to ashes and debris. This morning, I informed the residents who escaped Tuesday afternoon with little more than the clothes they were wearing. It was heartbreaking.” Overall, more than 140 people were evacuated from the Westside Center, which was built in 2003 and had 30 two-bedroom apartment units leased to… Read More »