BUSINESS Maui Jim Furthers Commitment to Maui Community With Over $1 Million in Donations By Staff Thursday, December 2, 2021 12:15 AM LAHAINA, Hawaii—Maui Jim has announced it is again making financial donations to support local organizations in Maui, Hawaii, as part of a longstanding commitment to its community. In 2021 alone, Maui Jim has donated approximately $260,000 across a variety of local Maui charities. For many years, the brand has donated money and product to select organizations that help support the local Maui community in areas such as the arts, elderly care, family services, and more. Maui Jim says that its donations over “the last few years” have exceeded $1 million in total.Walter Hester, CEO of Maui Jim, said, “One of Maui Jim's core values is 'Ohana' meaning 'family' in Hawaiian, and we view the local community as part of that family. As a global brand, it is important to us to give back to the community that we call home.”In 2021, Maui Jim made financial donations to:Hale Makua Health ServicesHale Makua Health Services is a home for Maui elders who need residential care but do not have the necessary financial resources. The donation will go toward providing on-site and in-home health services, as well as the residential care home. The organization, which opened its doors to the community in 2013, strives to improve the lives of those in care through personalized health care services.IMUA Family ServicesIMUA's mission is to empower children and their families to reach their full potential and offers programs to help children and their families overcome developmental learning challenges. IMUA offers camps, therapeutic services, preschool, and more for children with learning disabilities in the Maui community.Maui Arts & Cultural CenterMaui Arts & Cultural Center is known in Maui as one of the artistic hearts of the community where people can celebrate creativity and learn about the island's unique history through the arts.Women Helping Women MauiWomen Helping Women has a vision to help end domestic violence through advocacy, education, and prevention. The organization offers safety, empowerment to victims of domestic abuse in the Maui community, and supports victims through educational programs, shelter programs, legal counsel, and more.