FIRST PHOTO: Fourth of July Fireworks light up the sky over War Memorial Complex in Wailuku on Tuesday evening as part of Hale Mahaolu's All American Picnic.
SECOND PHOTO: Hale Mahaolu Akahi resident Akira Watanabe holds a spinning pinwheel at the event. In attendance with wife Arlene Watanabe, the former sergeant with the 301st Army Reserve was seated with other veterans being honored for their service. The picnic is part of the ongoing Hale Mahaolu's 45th anniversary celebration.
THIRD PHOTO: Lisa Villiarimo releases a flock of white doves after the singing of the national anthem and "Hawai'i Pono'i."
Fourth of July Fireworks light up the sky over War Memorial Complex in Wailuku.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo