Hawaii Air National Guard Master Sgt. Jose Dino Tapuro joins Senior Airman Abraham Cuevas in raising the national flag of the Philippines during Tuesday morning’s ceremony in front of the county building in Wailuku, marking Filipino American Heritage Month. Looking on is 1st Sgt. Shannon Domingo. Also part of the flag detail was Master Sgt. Cesar Iniba. The event was a prelude to the Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center in Kahului.
Third photo: Miss Maui Filipina 2019 Mary Basig balances a clay pot on her head as she dances a traditional Binoyugan folk dance at Tuesday morning’s flag raising ceremony.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos
The Nationals’ Juan Soto drives in three runs with a single in the eighth inning to put Washington ahead.
Kurt Suzuki, a graduate of Baldwin High School, is sprayed as the Nationals celebrate their wild-card win in the clubhouse Tuesday.
Mike Moustakas of the Brewers walks out of the dugout after his team’s loss.
Nationals relief pitcher Daniel Hudson and catcher Kurt Suzuki celebrate with teammates after closing out the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 in the National League wild-card game Tuesday. AP photos
Zack Howard of Paia poses with his winning surfboards after placing first at the Central Surf Pro-Am Tube Riding Contest in Mexico last month. MICHAEL HOWARD photo
Nani Fay Paglinawan poses with (from left) Marline Fernandez, Jlorra Savala, Executive Director Sanoe Ka‘aihue, Kim Holder and Val Ching-Johnson, at the Women Helping Women office in Wailuku on Tuesday.
Retiring Women Helping Women advocate Nani Fay Paglinawan thanks co-workers who organized a surprise lunch for her Tuesday at the nonprofit’s office in Wailuku. The Maui News/LILA FUJIMOTO photos
A vehicle drove down Keonehe‘ehe‘e trail, also known as Sliding Sands trail, and damaged one of the popular access paths to the Haleakala Crater floor.
A vehicle apparently deliberately drove off the road, across the cinders and about a quarter-mile down Keonehe‘ehe‘e trail near the summit of Haleakala sometime late Friday night or early Saturday morning in an act of vandalism. Silverswords were run over and killed, the trail damaged. National Park Service photos
Researchers at the University of Hawaii Stranding Laboratory perform a necropsy on a pygmy killer whale on Sept. 25, a day after it stranded at Sugar Beach and had to be euthanized. University of Hawaii photo (NOAA permit 18786)
Staff and volunteers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tend to a pair of stranded pygmy killer whales at Sugar Beach on the morning of Sept. 24. AIMEE LEMIEUX photo (NOAA permit 18786)