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Hua Momona Foundation

1st Annual Maui Music & Food Experience
September 5-7, 2024

Experience the Magic of Maui with exquisite food and acclaimed music as musicians from Maui and the mainland join together with prominent chefs to create an unforgettable Maui experience in remembrance and support of the recovery.
A weekend of music and food to raise money for food, housing and mental health resources for those impacted by  the Lahaina fires. Hosted by the Hua Momona Foundation of Lahaina and other non-profits to continue to provide Food, Housing and Mental Health Recovery resources. Hua Momona needs your help to sustain the 5,000 free hot meals provided every month.

THURSDAY, September 5th, 2024:

“Night at the Farm” at Hua Momona Farms, a limited capacity engagement to thank our top patrons with an intimate gathering consisting of chef stations paired with world-class wines and music. Exclusive meet-and-greet with legendary musicians and the finalist celebrity chefs from the show Next Level Chef. 

FRIDAY, September 6th, 2024:

"Celebration at the Ritz Carlton", a concert format gala at The Ritz Carlton Maui, Kapalua Aloha Pavilion with celebrity chefs, a live auction including a commemorative guitar signed by the musicians, multiple music acts and more.  The Ritz Carlton Maui, Kapalua is the host resort for this event. Look for lodging offerings HERE

SATURDAY, September 7th, 2024:

"Music at the MACC", guests will gather at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC) for a one-of-a-kind outdoor concert in the courtyard followed by a special indoor concert.  Packages include roundtrip transportation from the host resort to the MACC.

Event Musicians will play their own material and help honor the 1970 Hendrix concert on Maui as a centerpiece for the final concert. Innovative artists from different instruments and genres will perform their own songs and others to pay homage to Mr. Hendrix, who played on Maui in 1970. Some of those on board so far include Charlie Sexton, Howard Levy, Ivan Neville, Darryl Jones, Bernard Fowler, Ivan Julian, Wayne Baker Brooks, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Larry Beers, Derek Brand, Jose Rendon, Isaiah Sharkey, and original Band Of Gypsies member Billy Cox who played with Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock and Maui!  MANY more are in the works and will be included in future updates. Local artists include Jason Arcilla, Brian Santana, Marty Dread, Gretchen Rhodes, and returning to Maui for this event Paul West!

Celebrity Chefs will interact with participants at a series of food stations while serving food prepared by our gourmet commercial kitchen team to the instructions of each celebrity chef at the Night at the Farm.  Celebrity chef engagement includes meet and greet, influencing the menus, serving their creations at their own food station, and book signing/promotion at the Celebration at the Ritz Carlton. Numerous Maui chefs and all 3 finalists from Next Level Chef Season 3: Gabi Chappel, Christina Miros, and Zach Laidlaw along with Von Smith and Mada Abdelhamid.

How to support and participant in this special event:

The Foundation has established different giving levels to impact the Maui recovery while enjoying donor rewards.
1)  Pick a giving level, explore more detail at the links below:
2)  Set up travel, consider a stay at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua September 4-8.

Giving Levels:

DONATE WITHOUT ATTENDING: 


PLATINUM:  

The ultimate experience for all three events including the Night at the Farm. Meet Billy Cox, who played with Jimi Hendrix and Woodstock and the 1970 Maui concert.  Meet all three Next Level Chef S3 finalists who together are preparing your dinner experience.
With all levels of Platinum, your sponsorship includes access to The Celebration at the Ritz Carlton and admission to the MACC, roundtrip transportation from the Ritz to the farm on Sept. 5 and to the MACC Sept. 7. Includes food and beverage (F&B) at the MACC.
Triple Platinum: Admission for 2, all 3 events: $100,000. Includes 8 gifted MACC admissions for those effected by the fire and will pay for four weeks of hot meals (5,000) for each patron couple.
Double Platinum: Admission for 2, all 3 events: $50,000. Includes 6 gifted MACC admissions for those effected by the fire and will pay for two weeks of hot meals (2,500) for each patron couple.
Platinum: Admission for 2, all 3 events; $25,000. Includes 4 gifted MACC admissions for those effected by the fire and will pay for one week of hot meals (1,250) for each patron couple.
Platinum Single: Admission for 1, all 3 events, $15,000 and contribution to the weekly hot meal program.

GOLD:  

This experience includes admission for the Celebration at the Ritz Carlton, Music at the MACC, roundtrip transportation from the Ritz to the MACC on September 7th, and F&B at the MACC.
Gold Plus: Admission for 2 for both events: $10,000. Includes 4 gifted MACC admissions for those effected by the fire and pays for hot meals for one family for two weeks.
Gold: Admission for 2 for both events: $5,000. Includes 2 gifted MACC admissions for those effected by the fire and pays for hot meals for one family for a week.
Gold Single: Admission for 1 for both events, $2,750 and contribution to the weekly hot meal program.

SILVER:  


This experience includes admission for The Celebration at the Ritz Carlton. Proceeds from this level contribute to the general fund for all initiatives.
Silver Sponorship: Admission for 2 for The Ritz Carlton Event, $1,500.
Silver Single: Admission for 1 for The Ritz Carlton Event, $750.

BRONZE:  

This experience includes admission for Music at the MACC.
Proceeds from this level contribute to the general fund for all initiatives.
Bronze Sponsorship: Admission for 2 for Music at the MACC, $275.
Bronze Single: Admission for 1 for Music at the MACC, $150.
The Hua Momona Foundation, a 501c3, was created by the team at Hua Momona Farms to benefit and serve the needs of their Maui community.  The Foundation’s mission is to support and grow the on-island charitable efforts through agriculture activities, direct donations of food products, providing hot meals at give-away locations, distributing fresh local produce from partner farms, facilitating acceleration of replacement housing, support for mental healthcare programs, and participation in fundraising events.

Contact: Tina Carranza, Director of Fundraising, Hua Momona Foundation
Email: tina.carrranza@huamomonafarms.com
Phone: 310-597-0478



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