MAUI AIDS FOUNDATION

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OUR MISSION

The mission of Maui AIDS Foundation is to promote the sexual health and well-being of the members of our community.

Founded in 1986, Maui AIDS Foundation (MAF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) health and social service organization focused on promoting the sexual health and well-being of the members of our community. MAF is the only AIDS service organization serving Maui County including the islands of Maui, Lanai and Molokai. MAF provides direct services that include linkage to medical care, access to HIV medications, food, and emotional and educational support to those in need. MAF also provides comprehensive educational and testing programs. These preventative programs provide information, preventative tools and testing on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as HIV, Hepatitis-C (HCV) and Syphilis. Maui AIDS Foundation has provided these vital services free of cost to the community of Maui County.

Maui AIDS Foundation provides:

  • Free Rapid HIV, Hepatitis -C and Syphilis Screening 

  • Chlamydia & Gonorrhea Screening and Treatment

  • Community Education

  • Speakers Bureau

  • Safer Sex Kits

  • Case Management

  • Medical Assistance Programs

  • Housing Assistance

  • Food Pantry

  • Support & Empowerment Groups

  • Transgender Cultural Sensitivity Training

  • PrEP Resources

  • and more…

 
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MAF COVID-19 UPDATES

We are here for you.

WE ARE OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY WITH THE FOLLOWING HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Tuesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Wednesday: 8:30am - 7:00pm 

Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday: closed

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Hawai’i. To support public health surrounding COVID-19, MAF is adjusting current work plans based on guidance from the Hawaii State Department of Health, County of Maui and the Center for Disease Control. Effective immediately and until further notice, we are adopting the following protocols:

  • We put great and careful effort to implement proper guidelines for social distancing, sanitization and protective equipment. Testing services at our main office have been resumed as of 6/24/20 with proper precautions in place. Please contact us at 808-242-4900 for care coordination needs and immediate concerns, we are here to help.

  • All of MAF group activities are suspended until further notice (Groups include: Empower’d, HEARTS, Corrections Project, SISTAH, BRADDA and P4P)

  • All in-person educational trainings, groups and engagements are now virtual. Please contact the following MAF team members for schedules on virtual events:

    • P4P: Bryan Chin, DNP, APRN, FNP - Director of Clinical Services bryan@mauiaids.org/808-242-4900 

    • H.E.A.R.T.S: Tiare Sua - H.E.A.R.T.S & PrEP Project Coordinator/ CTR/ CHW tiare@mauiaids.org/808-242-4900

    • EMPOWER'D: Joyce Spirko - Director of Prevention joyce@mauiaids.org/808-242-4900

  • All off-site testing (Lahaina, Kihei, Hana and Molokai) is suspended until further notice.

WE ARE VERY GRATEFULLY ACCEPTING MONETARY DONATIONS TO OUR COVID-19 RELIEF FUND. IT WILL HELP OUR CLIENTS EXTENSIVELY THROUGH THIS TIME OF UNCERTAINTY AS A RESULT OF THIS PANDEMIC. 


We are full of appreciation for your support and compassion through a time of such profound economic challenge for all.   

We have a growing need for:

  • Increasing food pantry supply

  • Toiletries supply

  • Mental health care

  • Dental care

  • Housing assistance after job loss

  • PPE and sanitization supplies

Mahalo Nui for your generosity at this time!

 

GIVE A CARE PACKAGE TO A COMMUNITY

TO A COMMUNITY MEMBER IN NEED

JOIN MAUI AIDS FOUNDATION IN SHOWING HOW MUCH WE CARE FOR OUR COMMUNITY

SPREAD KINDNESS. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on our Maui community. Maui AIDS Foundation has put together a self-care and COVID essentials basket for our clients and community members. Give a care basket at a time of great challenge for many. What a beautiful way to express support, give hope and make our Maui community feel cared for in these difficult and unfamiliar times. You are welcome to gift these care baskets to either MAF clients or community members of your choice!

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THE CARE BASKET INCLUDES:

A digital thermometer

SPF chapstick

Two 3 ply cotton masks

A motivational journal

An aroma therapy candle

Bath & Body works hand sanitizer

Sanitizing wipes

Essential oil

Teacup and saucer

Tazo teas and honey sticks

decorative storage bin

A mason jar hand soap

$85.00 (plus tax) Delivery is included

MAHALO FOR YOUR COMPASSION

All care package recipients will be kept anonymous.
For questions please contact Cory Hall at cory@mauiaids.org or 808.242.4900

 

IN HONOR OF
TRANSGENDER REMEMBRANCE DAY 2020

 

IN HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE

This virtual event will tell a story of how HIV/AIDS has transpired in Hawai'i. Join us in remembering all those we have lost and raising awareness for the millions of lives still affected. 

It is very easy to participate! On World AIDS Day, December 1st, please visit us here for the event link, or visit us on social media @mauiaids as we share this important story.


Featuring 2020 Grammy nominated musician Kaleo Phillips.

 

MAUI AIDS FOUNDATION IN STEADFAST SUPPORT OF BLACK LIVES MATTER

Maui AIDS Foundation (MAF) stands in steadfast support of Black Lives Matter and our shared pursuit of a more just society.

At MAF, our work is predicated on people entrusting us with their health, sexuality, and details of their personal lives. Every person who enters our doors must be confident they will be treated with the utmost care and respect. However, in our society, it is clear that Black people are often not afforded the same level of care and respect as others. For that reason, we echo the refrain being heard around the world: Black Lives Matter!


MAF has always strived to serve those who are marginalized within our community. Marginalization, violence, and every other form of injustice are antithetical to the dignity of human life and the bonds of a healthy, thriving, and inclusive community.


Therefore, we call upon every person across Hawai‘i and the world to affirm with us that #BlackLivesMatter and to ensure all members of our society can live their lives with equal respect and dignity so we may all thrive as individuals and communities. We will not standby silently while any member of our society is systematically deprived of justice.

 
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DON'T KNOW YOUR STATUS?

ALREADY KNOW YOUR STATUS?

WANT TO STAY HIV - ?

 

UNDETECTABLE = UNTRANSMITTABLE

What is U=U?

U=U means “undetectable equals untransmittable.” More specifically, it means that people living with HIV who have an undetectable level of virus in their blood due to treatment are unable to transmit the virus to others.

 
 

WE CARE ABOUT YOU AND OUR MAUI COMMUNITY

We want to hear your feedback and suggestions!

 
 

"There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about."

Margaret Wheatley

 
 

CONTACT US

 

Maui AIDS Foundation

Subscribe Form

808.242.4900

1935 Main Street
Suite 101
Wailuku, HI 96793

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