Tag: MFD

Fortitude, sacrifice, brotherhood and service.  Words that carry a depth much deeper than the pen strike that dents this paper.  A sea of blue riding on the yellow ray of sunlight which appears like a symbol of hope in even the most dire situations.  Sirens blaring, lights announcing and the simple appearance of these men and women in uniform bring both an admiration and an incredible wave of relief when they arrive. But who are these almost mystical creatures, the civil servants to our communities?  Why do we love them so much? How can we show our gratitude for the work that they do and what compels them to commit their life to running toward the exact situations…

In the face of raging wildfires, Maui’s bravest stood in the frontline, selflessly battling the flames to protect our community. Tragically, while they were saving lives and properties, they lost their own homes to the fire. Today, Boots on the Ground Maui is launching “The Ohana Restoration Grant” – supporting the Maui Fire Department (MFD) Families, a fundraising campaign dedicated to these courageous firefighters and their families. As they’ve been there for us, it’s now our turn to stand with them, turning this heartbreaking loss into a journey of recovery and rebuilding. Join us as we rally support for our heroes in their time of need. In the heart of our beloved Maui, fifteen heroic families, with 55…

The entire team at Boots on the Ground Maui is proud to announce the launch of a non-profit organization dedicated to helping rebuild Maui after the tragic fires that devastated the Maui community a short week ago. Starting a non profit is not easy and we need as much help as we can get. Keep reading to learn how you can support us in our efforts to ensure the rebuilding of West Maui addresses the housing crisis that has been growing over the past few decades. What is Boots on the Ground Maui? With the recent tragedy of the Lahaina fires which completely destroyed historic Lahaina Town and surrounding neighborhoods, the team behind Boots on the Ground Maui…

We’re shining the spotlight on Kai McLaughlin, a firefighter who is making waves in Maui. As an integral member of the Maui Fire Department, McLaughlin is proving that courage and commitment can make a world of difference. Join us as we delve into the life and career of Maui Firefighter Kai McLaughlin, and get ready to be inspired by this tale of bravery and resilience. Kai McLaughlin – Born to serve his community Kai McLaughlin, the 47 year old, is a native of Mission Viejo, Ca. Growing up in this laid back, welcoming Southern California town, Kai developed a deep appreciation for taking care of members of his community from an early age. As a child, he was…