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Waimalu Shopping Center marked its 50th anniversary Nov. 16 with prize giveaways, a lion dance and live entertainment. Kaili, Miki and Ailee Watanabe (near right) wait in anticipation for their raffle number to be called as Nicholas Acosta, who was born without a right forearm, plays the ukulele flawlessly after taking it up only five years ago. Photos by Joe Wakazuru.