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
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“It’s genuine and honest, and a hilarious reflection of life that everyone can relate too,” says Eric Gilliom of his one-man musical play, “White Hawaiian” opening Thanksgiving weekend at Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater. TONY NOVAK-CLIFFORD photo
Peggy Schecter (flute, piano), Ae Kyong Yoon (violin), Ron Schecter (cello), Jerry Kovarsky (piano), Marcus Johnson (bass) and Paul Marchetti (drums) will perform at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei.
Dominic Carosso (center) and the ensemble of Catch Me If You Can The Musical perform a dance number. Peter Swanzy photo
Kristin Bell is the voice of Anna in “Frozen II.” Walt Disney Animation Studios image
That’s a Wrap Cafe is dedicated to farm-to-table goodness and keeping it all organic. Local carrot, rainbow radish, fennel and pickled vegetables are shown in a jar at the restaruant. AYA GANZ photos
The Mermaid Smoothie Bowl with local papaya, spirulina, dragonfruit, blueberries, strawberries, goji berries and chia seeds.
Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s 25th anniverary program includes two performances of “The Spheres” by Australia’s Strange Fruit. There will also be live music with Hapa, Henry Kapono, and Willie K (artists subject to change). DLJ Fotografie photo.
Kumu Hula Lopaka Igarta-DeVera leads Halau Na Mamo O Pu‘uanahulu in Japan. He is one of the kumu hula from Hawaii featured in filmmaker Lisette Flanary’s latest documentary, “Tokyo Hula.” It will premier at 7 pm. today at MACC. The director will be in attendance.
Willie K dinner show, 6:30 p.m.Wednesday at Mulligans on the Blue
Long-time Maui resident Pat Simmons (left) can occasionally be seen playing music with his son, Pat Simmons Jr. Besides the Doobies, Simmons has been working with his son on a new record. “I’ve recorded a song with him, ‘I Want to Make My Own Decisions,’ and we’ll probably do a video,” said Simmons. “We cut the track here with Chris Thomas and Hutch (Bonnie Raitt bassist James Hutchinson). I laid down my guitar and Dave Mason played on the track . . .”