Matt Stevenson (left, first photo) of Da Mix Breeds shares a laugh with Kona Gold shortstop Richard Rasay Wednesday after a second-inning play at second base during an A Division game at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. Sixty-two teams from around the state are participating in the 43rd Hawaii State Senior Softball Tournament, which is presented by the Maui County Parks and Recreation Department and Kaunoa Senior Services. The tourney is scheduled to conclude with championship games today.
Second photo: Da Mix Breeds’ Benito Alconcel releases a first-inning pitch to a Kona Gold batter Wednesday.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos
Mark Becker appears in 2nd Circuit Court on Wednesday for his sentencing on first-degree assault charges. The Maui News / LILA FUJIMOTO photo
SAMUEL KALEIKOA KAEO – Charges may be refiled
The Ho‘olana crew of captain Don Polendy, Chris Simpson, Scott Alexander and Jason Solomon pose with their winning catch at the Hana Pa‘a North Shore Fishing Tournament on Saturday at the Kahului Boat Ramp. The marlin weighed in a 537 pounds — it was one of five marlins caught during the 34th edition of the tournament. MAUI TRAILER BOAT CLUB photo
Hawaiian Canoe Club’s freshmen women (first photo) and 15 boys (second photo) crews compete during Maui County Hawaiian Canoe Association regattas earlier this summer. HCC has 39 crews in the 41-race Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association state championship regatta, scheduled for Saturday at Keehi Lagoon. The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photos
The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo
Artifacts from the Korean War are displayed at the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Laboratory at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii on Tuesday. Human remains handed over to the U.S. government from North Korea are expected to arrive at the lab Wednesday where scientists will begin the process of trying to match the bones to American soldiers who didn’t return from the Korean War. AP Photo
Scarlett Lewis shares her message with the staff of Lokelani Intermediate School on Wednesday morning in Kihei. She lost her son, Jesse, 6, six years ago in the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in Connecticut and has channeled her grief into creating the “Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement.” The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo