The 95th Maui Fair is ready to celebrate
Braden Bio (center, first photo) of Kahului shares a laugh while filling up balloons with Travis Boisek (left) and Suzanne Bascar of Kahului on Wednesday at the War Memorial Complex in Wailuku. With the help of three others, the group was working to inflate 200 bags of balloons in preparation for the 95th Maui Fair, which runs from 5 to 11 p.m. today, 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday. From today to Saturday, admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 11 and free for children 4 and under. On Sunday, tickets cost $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 11 and free for children 4 and under. The Maui Fair Parade starts at 4:30 p.m. today from UH-Maui College, goes up Kaahumanu Avenue, turns onto Kanaloa Avenue and ends near Maehara Baseball Stadium. Visit mauifair.com for more details.
Phillip Krout, (second photo) ride operator and maintenance worker for E.K. Fernandez, gives the Crazy Plane ride a test run Wednesday afternoon.
E.K. Fernandez worker Quintus Olivier (third photo) prepares the coaster tracks for the scores of riders who will fill the War Memorial Complex today.