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For Sunday, April 18, 2014


A tour helicopter peeks through coconut trees at Turtle Bay as it takes off with sightseers aboard.
Oahu resident Adelina Soares multitasked Wednesday while taking an early morning walk in Waikiki. She hula-hooped, balanced a bottle on her head and danced while listening to music from her home country, Cape Verde.
Judge Michael D. Wilson took his place Thursday on the Hawaii Supreme Court as associate justice after being sworn in by Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald.
Kaden Koeltl, 5, kicked up water at the Duke Kaha­na­moku Lagoon in Waikiki on Friday afternoon. Kaden had just arrived in Hono­lulu from Alamo, Calif., with his family for a vacation.
An early morning downpour lashed at Paul Samiere, left, and Sian Rogers, both of Punahou School, on the eighth-hole green at the ILH Golf Championships at Turtle Bay on Friday.
Led by Rabbi Peter Schaktman, Oahu Jewish Ohana held its second community Seder service Tuesday at the Pacific Club. The eight-day celebration of Pass­over, commemorating the deliverance of the ancient Hebrews from slavery in Egypt, began Monday night. More photos
Roadwork on Kapiolani Boulevard near Date Street continued Monday.
Sailors competed during the Interscholastic League of Hono­lulu junior varsity regatta Monday in the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor.
The second annual Kupuna Power Day on Wednesday celebrated the elderly and sought to empower them by providing information on programs such as Medicaid and Medicare as well as advice on issues like insurance and identity theft. More than 30 organizations participated. But it wasn’t all serious business at the state Capitol as the event featured local entertainers — including Danny Kaleikini, Marlene Sai and Tony Silva — while seniors were asked to try some exercise like the “Silver Sneakers Stretch,” above, following the lead of Josie Sagisi from Kokua Kalihi Valley. The free event was organized by the office of state Sen. Brickwood Galuteria.
Del Fujinaka played his ukulele at Kakaako Waterfront Park on Monday to relax after a hard day’s work. He performed his favorite tunes on his specially crafted tenor ukulele, which features a spruce top and maple back with sides made of an Indonesian hardwood.
Bull Bullard of the Harlem Globetrotters got out on the water Tuesday during his surfing lesson with Mike Latronic at Puaena Point Beach in Hale­iwa. The Globetrotters are scheduled to perform Friday in Wai­luku, Saturday at Neal Blaisdell Center in Hono­lulu, Sunday in Kailua-Kona and Monday at Brigham Young University-Hawaii in Laie.
Asher Yarborough, 2, hitches a ride on a stroller rolling in a Kapiolani Park sidewalk, while brother, Ezra, 4, sits in front. Mom, Michelle Yarborough took her boys for an outing at the Waikiki Aquarium.
Jeremy Akuna of Honolulu does a "nose manual" on his skateboard at Ala Moana Beach Park on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Akuna often runs into other local and visiting skaters at Ala Moana and enjoys it as a hobby.
Three year old Kapono Thinom gets a needed push from his dad, Kevin Thinom, as he rides the swings at Ala Wai playground.
MISS ALOHA HULA Ke‘alohilani Tara Eliga Serrao won the Miss Aloha Hula competition at the Merrie Monarch Festival Thursday night at the Edith Kanaka‘ole Stadium in Hilo. Serrao dances with the Oahu halau Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e under the direction of kumu Tracie and Keawe Lopes.
RALLY CAR Blue Planet Foundation and Hawaii’s youths joined forces Tuesday for a clean-energy rally at the state Capitol. Students from Le Jardin Academy in Kai­lua had their photo taken with Blue Planet’s Tesla, an electric vehicle.
McKinnley Harris, 2, enthusiastically sang “Keiki” with fellow toddlers at the Star of the Sea May Day Pageant on Friday. The celebration opened with the kindergarten May Day court and was followed by songs performed by the children enrolled in the school’s Early Learning Center.
Sara Holcomb, 5, painted a mural Wednesday during the seventh annual U.S. Army-Hawaii Earth Day Festival at Schofield Barracks.
Waterfalls flowed along the Koolau Range after a weekend of heavy rain during the final day of the Bluegrass in the Koo­laus music festival at the Hoo­malu­hia Botanical Gardens on Sunday, above.
Colo­rado musician Patty Clayton, left, Jan Willis of Hilo, Rene Berthiaume of Hale­iwa and Sam Samuels of Oregon played a jam session. The festival in Kane­ohe, hosted by Bluegrass Hawaii, began Friday and included workshops with local and mainland bluegrass artists, songwriting classes, yoga and jam sessions for all ages.

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