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Maui keiki tap into healing through art

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                                DeAna Duncan of the Lahaina Arts Guild, front row, center, taught children affected by the Maui wildfires for the Lahaina Learning Group in Honokowai.

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    DeAna Duncan of the Lahaina Arts Guild, front row, center, taught children affected by the Maui wildfires for the Lahaina Learning Group in Honokowai.

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                                Keiki at the Lahaina Learning Group wrote and drew about their feelings in a daily journal.

    COURTESY LAHAINA ARTS GUILD

    Keiki at the Lahaina Learning Group wrote and drew about their feelings in a daily journal.

  • COURTESY LAHAINA ARTS GUILD
                                Three Lahaina third graders wrote and illustrated “Makai Loves Books,” with themselves as characters, at the Lahaina Learning Group, where they found a creative outlet to express their emotions after the wildfires.

    COURTESY LAHAINA ARTS GUILD

    Three Lahaina third graders wrote and illustrated “Makai Loves Books,” with themselves as characters, at the Lahaina Learning Group, where they found a creative outlet to express their emotions after the wildfires.

In the midst of the upheaval following the catastrophic Maui wildfires, three Lahaina third graders found a creative outlet for their emotions through an art class that culminated in a book they wrote and illustrated. Read more

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