Helping keep kids healthy

FIRST PHOTO: Luca Stettler, 8, begins his run after dropping off his bike in the transition area of Kid’s Triathlon during Healthy Kids Day at the Maui Family YMCA and Keopuolani Park in Kahului on April 30. About 60 youngsters participated in the triathlon that included swims in the YMCA pool and bike and run courses around the park. The open house at the YMCA was part of the organization’s national initiative to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. There were also 1K and 5K fun runs.

SECOND PHOTO: Maui Prep Academy 7th-grader Jonah Kirkham, 12, is congratulated by spectators as he makes his way to the finish line as the first finisher of the Kid’s Triathlon.