First photo: Kids leap to grab prizes from a Pabitin rack Saturday at the Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center in Kahului. The event held in conjunction with Filipino-American History Month celebrated foods, entertainment, culture, clothing and games brought from the Philippines to America.
Second photo: Wailuku Seafood Center owner Maryanne Alibin dishes up a plate of savory Filipino food Saturday. She said the secret to what makes Filipino foods so tasty was easy. “We cook with our heart,” Alibin said.
Third photo: Members of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Dance Troupe perform a traditional Ilocano dance Saturday.
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Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during the first inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday.
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