Maui March for Life draws supporters for cause

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Knights of Columbus members Mitch Skagerberg (right) and Mike Diaz carry a painting of Mother Mary at the head of Saturday morning’s Maui March for Life along Kaahumanu Avenue in Kahului. About 100 people participated in the solemn procession that ended at Christ the King Church. “She was the ultimate defender of pro-life,” Skagerberg said. “When her parents told her not to have the child, she did. We show there is a way that they can keep the baby.”

SECOND PHOTO: Sister Mary (from left), Sister Monica and Sister Roviesa of Maria Lanakila Church carry signs in Saturday’s march. “We needed to have this to protect life, which is the greatest gift from God,” Sister Roviesa said. “God is the only one with the right to take a life.”

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos