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Boy Scouts celebrate annual Makahiki on April 26

Ian Kelly nails it at the Kedama Challenge Booth run by Troop 84 from Kaliua-Kona. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
Ian Kelly nails it at the Kedama Challenge Booth run by Troop 84 from Kaliua-Kona. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
Kahuliau Kaai, assistant scout leader from Troop 56, Hamakua/Kohala, takes the Boy Scout pledge at the opening of the 103rd Boy Scout Makahiki on April 26. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
Kahuliau Kaai, assistant scout leader from Troop 56, Hamakua/Kohala, takes the Boy Scout pledge at the opening of the 103rd Boy Scout Makahiki on April 26. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
Braedon Ingalls, from Waimea’s Troop 27, learns the Hawaiian game of konane from Severin Wold of Paauilo’s Troop 1. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
Braedon Ingalls, from Waimea’s Troop 27, learns the Hawaiian game of konane from Severin Wold of Paauilo’s Troop 1. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
Logan Lewi, a Tiger Cub, from Kailua-Kona’s Troop 79, shows Little Bot, his derby car entry. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
Logan Lewi, a Tiger Cub, from Kailua-Kona’s Troop 79, shows Little Bot, his derby car entry. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
The Pinewood Derby tracks are high tech, outfitted with electronic timing mechanisms that automatically record times and the order that the cars finish. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
The Pinewood Derby tracks are high tech, outfitted with electronic timing mechanisms that automatically record times and the order that the cars finish. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
Pinewood Derby cars on display. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
Pinewood Derby cars on display. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)
Girls got to participate too at the Makahiki. Calleigh Lee, who has a brother who is a scout, checks out the obstacle course. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON | SPECIAL TO NHN)
Girls got to participate too at the Makahiki. Calleigh Lee, who has a brother who is a scout, checks out the obstacle course. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON | SPECIAL TO NHN)

The Boy Scouts met for their annual Makahiki at the Parker Lower School campus on April 26. At the event, they held their annual district Pinewood Derby Car Race featuring cars handmade by Cub Scouts from the west side of Hawaii Island — Kona, Kohala, Waimea, Waikoloa. The day included games, crafts and other activities.