First photo: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Mazie K. Hirono addresses the crowd during the Democratic Grand Rally at the Maui Tropical Plantation on Saturday afternoon as Democratic Party officials and Maui candidates look on. Democratic Party of Maui officials reported that more than 500 people attended Saturday's event, which offered voters an opportunity to talk story with candidates about the upcoming election.
Second photo: Elmo dances with Hirono.
Third photo: Gov. Neil Abercrombie competes against Maui County Council Member Michael Victorino in a ball toss game.
Maui Democratic Party / TROY HASHIMOTO photo