27 Aug Las Vegas community comes together for 9th Island Love for Lahaina fundraising event
With the ongoing recovery efforts in Maui, those in Las Vegas came together for the 9th Island Love for Lahaina fundraising event at the Container Park in Downtown Las Vegas.
Angelica Villarta with the Asian American and Pacific Islander Chamber was pleased to see the turnout on Sunday. The event was a way for residents to give back to the Maui community after deadly wildfires wreaked havoc on the island.
“The beautiful thing about this event is as a community we have been able to gather all three regions of our Pacific Islanders in order to support what is happening in Maui,” Villarta said. “We weren’t sure what the community would look like so having this many people here today is phenomenal.” Read the article / Watch the segment