Coming together, giving thanks

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A roomful of joy is seen as volunteers, diners and Thanksgiving celebrants fill the All Saints Episcopal Church gym in Kapaa Thursday.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Rosiza Bergschicker of Berlin, Germany, getting help from Juliana Grigorova, accepts a peace crane created from recycled paper from greeter Jim Jung Thursday during the Kapaa Interfaith Association annual Thanksgiving luncheon at the All Saints Episcopal Church gym in Kapaa.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Roberto Jr., Roberto Sr. and mom Lorene Texeira celebrate not only Thanksgiving but Roberto Jr.’s achievements from the Special Olympics state games held last week, where Roberto Jr. finished tops in individual bowling, and No. 2 in the unified bowling on Oahu.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Hailey Martinez, a Kapaa Interfaith Association youth volunteer, waits to deliver a Thanksgiving lunch plate Thursday while a KIA youth group performs on stage at the KIA Thanksgiving luncheon at the All Saints Episcopal Church gym in Kapaa.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Shannon Tomacder and Jewel Alquisalas of Mark’s Place and Contemporary Flavors Catering crew bring some light-hearted spirit by donning their Pokemon gear while scooping rice and stuffing for the to-go orders Thursday during the Kapaa Interfaith Association’s annual Thanksgiving luncheon at the All Saints Episcopal Church and Preschool.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Jim Jung, a volunteer greeter at the Kapaa Interfaith Association Thanksgiving luncheon, offers a peace crane to Roberto Texeira Jr. Thursday while Maureen Tabura waits to seat the family at the All Saints Episcopal Church gym in Kapaa.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Yvonne, left in dark blue, and Ron, with blue cap, Pinkerton of California returned to the Kapaa Interfaith Association’s annual Thanksgiving luncheon to join up with Carla Hart, Natey Garcia and Alberta and Sixto Tabay Thursday at the All Saints Episcopal Church gym in Kapaa. In the background, Alaska Airlines pilot Steve Ross, in black, checks out the crowd.

KAPAA — Ihi‘ihinui Kaneali‘i of Anahola was on her way to lunch in Omao Thursday.

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