A student’s voice is heard

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    One goes in and one comes out, said Deena Morea, Elsie Wilcox Elementary School vice principal, as teachers Lucy Ventura and Garett Talcot demonstrate the web climber feature of the new playground for fourth- and fifth-grade students Tuesday at the dedication ceremony.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Elsie Wilcox Elementary School teacher Jodie Owen demonstrates the monkey bars feature of the new playground for fourth- and fifth-grade students that was dedicated Tuesday morning.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Elsie Wilcox Elementary School teacher Christy Nii gets a photo of Kadee Parubrub while the school’s staff demonstrates features of the new playground for fourth- and fifth-grade students Tuesday during a dedication ceremony at the playground.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kadee Parubrub talks about the journey to the realization of the new playground for Elsie Wilcox Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade students Tuesday morning during the playground’s dedication.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kadee Parubrub joins Elsie Wilcox Elementary School Principal Corey Nakamura in thanking the many people who made the playground for the school’s fourth- and fifth-grade possible Tuesday morning during the playground’s dedication at the Lihue school.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kadee Parubrub tries out the surfboard feature of the new playground for the fourth- and fifth-graders that was dedicated Tuesday morning at Elsie Wilcox Elementary School.

One person, with the help of many, can make a difference, said state Rep. James Tokioka Tuesday during the dedication of a new, $200,000 playground structure for fourth- and fifth-grade students at Elsie Wilcox Elementary School.

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