By Kelsey Kukaua Medeiros and Stephanie Salmons – Pacific Business News

On Wednesday afternoon, Acting Gov. Sylvia Luke issued a third emergency proclamation relating to the wildfires, extending the emergency period through Aug. 31.

The state’s initial emergency proclamation was issued on Aug. 8, which was followed by a second one on Wednesday morning, extending the state of emergency to all counties and discouraging non-essential travel to Maui.

Relief funding for Maui and Hawaii Island is on its way. Here’s a look at some of the funds being formed and how to contribute.

Hawaii Chamber Foundation Business Relief Fund

The Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Chamber of Commerce Hawaii is raising money to assist the business communities on Maui, Hawaii Island and throughout the Islands that are affected by the ongoing wildfires.

Donations can be made at GoFundMe here, or by check. Checks can be made payable to “Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Foundation Relief Account” and mailed to 733 Bishop St., Suite 1200, Honolulu, HI 96813.

As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, the GoFundMe had raised more than $2,870 of its $100,000 goal.

Funds will be collected through the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Foundation, a nonprofit organization.

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