First photo: Diane Omura (from left), Corie Leal, Lisa Setiawati, Cheryl Vargas-ixcotoyac and Gail Wright participate in a “WOD For A Cause” workout Oct. 26 at Maui CrossFit Extreme in Wailuku. Donations were raised at the workout for Maui Health Foundation, which provides breast cancer screenings for women on Maui. The Maui News / LILA FUJIMOTO

Second photo: Centenarians Misao Tengan (from left), Edith Omuro, and Tomiko Yamagata were recognized at Wailuku Hongwanji’s 120th Anniversary Celebration Oct. 20. They are shown with the Rev. Shinkai Murakami. DONAVAN IKEUCHI photo

Third photo: Gail Gnazzo (from left), Lanie Demmon, Steve Budnick, Terry Fitzgerald, Diana Prianto at Maui Arbor Day Nov. 2 at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens in Kahului. LIZZIE MOULE photo

Fourth photo: Ladies gather Nov. 7 in Hana to meet one another and discuss East Maui homestead issues. Flora Wong (from left) of ‘Iao Valley; Nanihala Oliveira of Hana; Kekoa Enomoto of Kula; Kukunaokala Helekahi-Burns of Hana, and’Anelamaikalani Bell of Santa Barbara, Calif., visited at the University of Hawaii Maui College Hana site. Helekahi-Burns and Oliveira’s husband, Zachary Oliveira, are on the waitlist for 743 homeland acres at Wakiu across from Hana High & Elementary School. Oliveira hopes for a 5-acre farm homestead, while Helekahi-Burns seeks a 20-acre agricultural lot. KEAKALIMAWAIKIKI KANAKA’OLE photo

Fifth photo: Secondhand Heaven volunteers Linda Compian (left) and Joy Webster fill a box with donations for the deaf education program at Pomaikai’i Elementary School. Secondhand Heaven is located at Makawao Union Church and open Saturday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. EMILY HICKMAN photo

* Check out 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!


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