Grappling for a good cause

The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo
The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Kahului firefighter Steve Warther (red) grapples with Lanai police officer Matthew Seagult during Friday night’s First Responders Submission Grappling Invitational at Iao Theater. The Maui Police and Fire departments, along with American Medical Response paramedics, competed in the wrestling tournament. Event proceeds will support the training of Special Olympics athletes and help with development of year-round sports training and competitions.

SECOND PHOTO: Molokai paramedic Jimmy Gamiao (from left) poses for a photo with Special Olympics athlete and daughter Casey along with Wailuku firefighter Lee Theros and fellow Special Olympian Ryan Behn of Pukalani.

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