'Stay strong, Kauai': 'The Rock' asks for donations for flood-ravaged Kauai

'Stay strong, Kauai': 'The Rock' asks for donations for flood-ravaged Kauai
Updated: May. 15, 2018 at 10:01 AM HST
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KAUAI (Hawaii News Now) - Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is back in Hawaii, and this time he has a special request: He's asking his fans to help support the flood-ravaged communities of Kauai in their recovery efforts.

He posted a video on his Instagram on Saturday saying he's working with Malama Kauai, a nonprofit organization, to raise funds for the island that was battered by severe flooding in April.

"In Kauai and our Hawaiian islands, we've been devastated by volcanoes, by the earthquakes, by the floods, the rains, and we are working closely with Malama Kauai who's helping our communities rebuild," he said in the video.

The Rock, who's currently on Kauai to film the new Disney movie "Jungle Cruise," said he's "always so proud to bring a big production back home to the islands. What it does for the people and what it does for the community, it makes me so, so proud."

He added that he can always feel the "Polynesian spirit, that fighting spirit, the aloha spirit, because we are rebuilding."

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