Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii – The LahainaTown Action committee invites the Maui community to take part in the fundraising effort for the 2015 fireworks display celebrating the 4th of July in Lahaina. The fundraising goal is $50,000 for the event and currently the committee, members include Joan McKelvey, Fran Mitsumura , Becky Lennon and Tambara Garrick, have $17,500 in pledges.
Lynn Donovan, Executive Director of the LahainaTown Action Committee said, “We urge local businesses to support by donating and also decorating their store fronts with flags and buntings. Deadline for company logos on the official Lahaina poster will be June 8th”.
Fundraising Progress can be tracked on the two goal banners that are located at Lahainaluna Rd and the Hwy and Shaw Street and the Hwy in Lahaina Town. The LahainaTown Action Committee is hoping to increase the length of the Fireworks show from the original ten minutes , as it was in previous years. Sne Patel, President of the LahainaTown Action Committee said, “We want this year’s event to be bigger and better than ever. It will take the community and businesses support to help make that happen.”
Donation boxes will be available throughout the town at local merchants including Pioneer Inn, First Hawaiian Mortgage, Maui Grown Coffee store, Cool Cat Cafe and Capt. Jacks Island Grill.
Donations for the 4th of July Event can be made by calling the Lahaina Visitor Center at (808) 667-9193 or download the donation form at visitlahaina.com. and mail to 648 Wharf Street in Lahaina.
About LahainaTown Action Committee:
The LahainaTown Action Committee promotes, preserves, and encourages the historical, cultural, social, commercial and environmental vitality of Lahaina. Action is an apt middle name for LahainaTown Action Committee (LAC), which was formed by business owners and residents in 1988 to preserve the historic integrity, re-kindle the small town atmosphere and promote the uniqueness of Lahaina. LahainaTown Action Committee is a 501 (c)(4) non-profit organization. LAC is primarily self funded through membership dues, event revenue and promotional product sales, and is pro-active, results-oriented, entrepreneurial, non-profit with wide spread community support.
LahainaTown Action Committee is known for their large scale events which are well organized, well publicized and well attended by the public. LahainaTown Action Committee events are included in national and international media, as well as local and statewide media. The LAC office receives many calls from visitors planning their trip to Maui to coincide with a scheduled event. In addition to its events, LahainaTown Action Committee operates the Lahaina Visitor Center at the Old Lahaina Courthouse. The Visitor Center, open daily from 9 am to 5 pm, provides free, friendly and unbiased information to the public.
LahainaTown Action Committee also serves as a liaison between residents, businesses and other organizations who work together to maintain the historic districts of Lahaina and address the concerns of the West Maui community. Visits www.visitlahaina.com for more information.