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Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of the Lenten season for Christians, a time of repentance and spiritual discipline 40 days prior to Easter (not counting Sundays). The Rev. David Gierlach of St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church marked Bernadette Kahoonei's forehead with the sign of the cross in black ash at the corner of King and Kekaulike streets.