First photo: Taaiela Mataele places a corner rock in just the right place while adding a lava-rock facing to a hollow tile wall along South Kihei Road on Saturday morning.
Second photo: The father of four girls said he is a fourth-generation rock wall builder. "In this economy, I do everything myself," he said. Mataele says he uses a lot of concrete to anchor the rocks and make the wall strong. "Like the Hawaiians say, it's got to be strong."
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo