Back to School Bash ready to fly

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    The many hands from many different companies take advantage of a break while waiting for more supplies Wednesday to finish packing backpacks for the Saturday Back to School Bash at Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Morgan Lopez of the Hawai‘iUSA Federal Credit Union, right, leads a line of volunteers in packing Back to School Bash backpacks Wednesday at Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Fifth-grade student Jaslyn Aquias and Kaua‘i Credit Union’s Michele Curnan move backpacks for elementary students into place Wednesday during the Back to School Bash packing at Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e. Aquias said she’s been helping at the event for six of the event’s eight years.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Volunteers from title sponsor Hawai‘i Foodservice Alliance, from left Jade Lewis, Joni Marcello and Felisa Fuentes, join the line of volunteers packing backpacks for middle- and high-school-aged students Wednesday at Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Fifth-grade student Jaslyn Aquias takes a packed elementary school backpack from coach Jaime Jimenez of the Liliu‘okalani Trust Wednesday during the Back to School Bash packing at Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e.

LIHU‘E — The Eighth annual Back to School Bash is ready to launch Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kukui Grove Center.

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