FIRST PHOTO: Kalama Intermediate School 8th-grader Lucas Otsuka, 14, keeps close to the ground of the West Maui Skate Park recently when a brief rain shower turned the concrete surface slippery.
SECOND PHOTO: Kea Sheldon, 3, of Kihei zips around the West Maui Skate Park recently during a visit with his family. His mom said he is an active boy. "He loves baseball and skateboarding, but I don't think he's ready for the skateboard now, so he's a ripper on the scooter," she said.
Kalama Intermediate School 8th-grader Lucas Otsuka, 14
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