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 $30,000 in pledges.
“We urge local businesses to support by donating and also decorating their store fronts with flags and buntings. There will also be more activities throughout Front Street this year.” Said Lynn Donovan Executive Director. Deadline for company logos on the official Lahaina poster will be June 12th, 2015.
Fundraising Progress can be tracked on the two goal banners that are located in Lahaina Town at Shaw Street and Lahainaluna Road on Honoapiilani Hwy. 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 in town at local merchants including First Hawaiian Mortgage, Maui Grown Coffee company store and Hard Rock Cafe.
Donations for the 4th of July Event can be made by calling the Lahaina Visitor Center at (808) 667-9193 or by mail to 648 Wharf Street, Lahaina, Hi. 96761