Paia – Mom Jennifer (above), Dawson, Dad Robert and Jason Morikawa enjoy the Paia Mantokuji Mission Bon Dance July 8; photo by Melissa Tanji.

Wailea – Mermaids Saundra Conoly (from left), Regina Padilla, Betty Russo, Inha Lu, Allaurah Bortoli and Alex Mitchell celebrate the inaugural Mermaid Extravaganza at the Enchantress Gallery by Bootzie and The Shops at Wailea on Saturday evening; photo by Rachel DeBoer.

Check our featured Maui County people who make the Scene. Share your recent pictures from island life, then look for friends and family in upcoming issues. If you experience it, we want to highlight it!

* Submit your photos via Scenemakers in The Maui News Virtual Newsroom,

* Rules for photos: No more than six people in the photo; must be Maui County residents and identified by first and last names; faces must be seen clearly (no sunglasses, please); posed photos work best; photo must be high resolution (usually 1 or 2 MB); include the photographer’s name.