With shuttered Puunene Mill in the background, Kihei’s Michael and Nicole Lasco navigate Hansen Road on Thursday morning with daughters Jancie, 8, (purple helmet) and Zooey, 6, on a bicycle built for four. “It’s like driving a bus with a lot of screaming children,” Michael Lasco joked. He said they were hoping to ride to Paia to get breakfast as part of a 30-mile round trip. The extra-long bike is a product of Rodriguez Bicycle Co. of Seattle.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
BRANDON SEGAL – To head new unit
Charlene Brown wipes away tears as she and her husband, Everett, talk about their daughter, Hannah Brown, who was 19 when she was killed in a traffic collision June 23, 2019. Maui County Council Member Yuki Lei Sugimura, who supported a measure providing funding for a deputy prosecutor dedicated to prosecuting traffic crimes, joined the Browns, police traffic officers and Prosecuting Attorney Don Guzman on Monday at the Wailuku Police Station. The Browns and Sugimura are not wearing masks while being filmed for a public service announcement. The Maui News / LILA FUJIMOTO photo
J. KALANI ENGLISH – Preparing for “rough road ahead”
Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu approaches sign-wavers on Kaahumanu Avenue during a June 1 protest advocating justice for George Floyd, an African-American man who died after being arrested by Minneapolis police officers. The Maui News LILA FUJIMOTO photo
The Wailea Blue Course is pictured in this undated photo. The Blue Course is set to close on July 6 and will remain closed until further notice. Wailea Golf Club photo