Peaceful cry for change

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Black Lives Matter advocates crowd both sides of Rice Street in Lihu‘e Saturday morning including on the lawn of the Historic County Building.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Black Lives Matter advocates line both sides of Rice Street in Lihu‘e Saturday during a rally to protest police brutality.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Black Lives Matter advocates overflow ‘Eiwa Street in Lihu‘e onto the Kaua‘i Museum side of Rice Street Saturday during a rally also on the lawn of the Historic County Building.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Lexi Jones of The KQNG Radio Group and Kaua‘i Police Department Chief Todd Raybuck come together Saturday during the Black Lives Rally on the lawn of the Historic County Building in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Keiki play while their parents hold signs advocating Black Lives Matter Saturday while Kaua‘i Police Department officers use the vantage point at the top of the Historic County Building steps in Lihu‘eto keep an eye on the proceedings.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    From left, Grace Sime, Navaeh Cabebe, Tiffany Sagucio and Chey Fujii (missing are Renee Anderson-Navarro and Mayumi Fulgencio) are some of the organizers of the Black Lives Matter rally Saturday on the lawn of the Historic County Building in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A variety of signs advocating Black Lives Matter line the lawn of the Historic County Building on Rice Street in Lihu‘e Saturday.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A keiki at front right is surrounded by the sea of Black Lives Matter signs Saturday during a rally on the lawn of the Historic County Building on Rice Street in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    The Mongrel Mob Kingdom Hawaiian Chapter assembles on the lawn of Kaua‘i Museum, representing indigenous people, as they prepare to join the Black Lives Matter rally Saturday on the lawn of the Historic County Building in Lihu‘e.

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    Veetah Sagucio holds a sign created by daughter Tiffany Sagucio Saturday during the Black Lives Matter rally along Rice Street in Lihu‘e, with the Historic County Building across the street.

LIHU‘E — Horns blared incessantly, motorcycles screamed their high-pitched street sounds, and the street cars growled Saturday to greet the several thousand people who gathered for a Black Lives Matter peaceful rally along Rice Street and ‘Eiwa Street, overflowing the lawn of the Historic County Building to include the Kaua‘i Museum grounds.

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