BEST COMMUNITY FESTIVAL
This year’s Maui Whale Day took place Feb. 19 at Kihei’s Kalama Park. It’s one of those fun-for-the-whole-family type of events, and the proceeds went to a great cause. It featured live Hawaiian entertainment, a craft fair, children’s fair, food booths, a silent auction, the parade of whales, a keiki whale-a-thon and the Maui Whale Regatta. Next year’s event is slated for Saturday, Feb. 18. All proceeds benefit whale education programs for Maui school children.
runner-up: a taste of lahaina. (kh)