Putting muscle to words

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Hawaiian flags fly over the salt pans while participants of the pa‘akai (salt) rally clean up following the Sunday gathering where more than a truckload of opala (trash) was taken away.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Pa‘akai (salt) supporters work to undo flags Sunday following the group’s rally at the flooded salt pans near Salt Pond Beach Park in Hanapepe.

HANAPEPE — One of the obvious differences Sunday was the absence of trucks and cars parked on the sand back of the Burns Field runway at the Salt Pond Beach Park.