FIRST PHOTO: Makawao Elementary School 3rd-grader Wilne Wilson, 8, gives mom Cleo Wilson a thrill as he drivers their bumper car Friday morning the the Special Fair Day at the Maui Fair. The fair opens at 10 a.m. today and runs until midnight. It continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Admission today is $7 for adults and $3 for children 5 to 11 years old. On Sunday, admission is $5 for adults and $2 for keiki. The first 2,000 entrants Sunday get in free.
SECOND PHOTO: Kamalii Elementary School 2nd-grader Taze Baldwin, 7, enjoys a cotton candy on his way to ride the Century Wheel with his family.
THIRD PHOTO: Haiku School 1st-grader Jaesha Reeves, 6 (right), holds on to her balloon animal while coaxing her dad to ram somebody with their bumper car.
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FOURTH PHOTO: Wailuku's Maggie Walters receives a balloon flower from clown Naoi "Patches" Leialoha at the Maui Fair. Leialoha was one of four clowns from Freedom Express Clowns donating their time Friday.