Kihei’s Fourth Friday draws crowd

First photo: Children from Kihei Youth Center’s Exergy Fitness Studio 35 Keiki Youth Zone perform a chi ribbon dance under the direction of Kalimaya Herrera during Kihei’s inaugural Fourth Friday event at the Azeka II Shopping Center on Friday. The town party drew a crowd estimated between 5,000 and 6,000 to watch the entertainment, sample foods and goods and mingle.

Second photo: Paddlers from Kihei Canoe Club’s Na’auao I a Opio o Maui are joined by other youth paddlers while performing an opening Hawaiian chant at the start of the Fourth Friday event in Kihei.