Georgina Medeiros (left in first photo) serves up a three-cheese arancini, or fried rice balls coated with bread crumbs, during Thursday afternoon's Maui Lani Safeway opening in Wailuku. The store opens to the general public today. Dancers from Halau O Ka Hanu Lehua (second photo) perform Hanohano o Maui during Thursday afternoon's opening festivities. Produce is artistically arrayed (third photo) at Maui's newest Safeway store. The 59,000-square-foot store is Maui's fourth Safeway and features more than 500 Hawaii-sourced items, including products from 22 island farmers. The store's manager is Robin Truxal (fourth photo).
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