Building outside the box

FIRST PHOTO: Ani Fournier, 4, dumps a shovel full of sand at Kamaole III Beach Park while helping her family build a sand castle Saturday morning.

SECOND PHOTO: The Fournier family of Venables Valley, British Columbia – Vana, 12, (from left) Shyama, 7, mom Deva, Giri, 7, dad Jai and Ani, 4 – builds a colossal sand castle. Jai said that on the rare occasions that the family builds a sand castle back home, the ambience is different. “We don’t do it a lot, but we do have a sandbox,” Jai said. “This is a wonderful experience.”