First photo: A mother humpback whale teaches her baby how to tail slap Saturday morning as they frolic in the waters off Launiupoko.
Second photo: A mother humpback splashes down as her baby breaches next to her Saturday morning.
Third photo: The baby breaches while its mother tail slaps Saturday off Launiupoko Beach.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos
Brendan Steele walks away after missing his birdie putt on the 10th green during the final round Sunday.
Cameron Smith gives a shaka as he holds the champions trophy after defeating Brendan Steele in a playoff to win the Sony Open at Waialae Country Club on Sunday. AP photos
Maui High School’s Makena Stevenson drives against King Kekaulike’s Ledjan Pahukoa in the first quarter of the Sabers’ 46-38 victory over Na Alii on Saturday night at Shine Matsui Athletic Center. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos
Caitlyn Ukida of King Kekaulike drives against Maui High’s Kayla Thornton.
Maui High’s Aaren Orquia wins the boys 200 individual medley.
Seabury Hall’s Helena Coletta swims the freestyle leg while winning the girls 200 IM.
The Lunas’ Jayden Yip wins the boys 100 fly.
Lahainaluna High School’s Lexi Anderson wins the girls 100-yard butterfly at MIL meet No. 3 on Saturday at Lahaina Aquatic Center. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos
Maui Prep’s Mathew Iverson looks toward the coaches area after winning the boys 50 freestyle Saturday.
Maui Puerto Rican Association members Bernard Garcia (from left), secretary Deborah Francis and treasurer Deborah Ortiz pose for a photo with the pastor of a church in Puerto Rico on Jan. 6, alongside past President Betty Jane “BJ” Uwekoolani and current President Julius Rodrigues. The association donated some of its surplus funds from its Hurricane Maria fundraiser to four churches. Photo courtesy BJ Uwekoolani
A rainbow over Kamehameha Maui High School’s Kana‘iaupuni Stadium is reflected in windblown raindrops trickling down a truck’s window Thursday afternoon. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo