Pahoa shelter celebrates Mother’s Day

  • JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald Three generations of a Leilani Estates family celebrated Mother's Day Sunday at the Pahoa emergency shelter. At right is Alvina Santos, Santos' daughter, Aileen Brown, left, with her daughters, Neelia and Nahlea, and Santos' granddaughter, Alicia, second from right.
  • JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 3830, left to right, Gaylene Hopson, Jan Kama, Freda Hart and Libbie Ka'ahu were in attendance Sunday at the Mother's Day celebration at the Pahoa emergency shelter.
  • JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald A volunteer hands out lei to keiki Sunday at the Mother's Day celebration at the Pahoa emergency shelter.
  • JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald A band entertains Sunday at the Mother's Day celebration at the Pahoa emergency shelter.

The community took time Sunday to honor Mother’s Day with a celebration at the Pahoa emergency shelter for the mothers and families displaced by lava from Kilauea volcano.