May 23, 2022 Slideshows

Kite Festival 

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Photo By Mark Larson
This large octopus and other inflatable kites were flown east of the Samoa Bridge by Darril Dela Torre, of Berkeley, a kite-flying enthusiast and member of the American Kiteflyers Association.
Photo By Mark Larson
This large inflatable dragon kite was flown east of the Samoa Bridge by Darril Dela Torre, of Berkeley, a kite-flying enthusiast and member of the American Kiteflyers Association.
Photo By Mark Larson
Perfect kite-flying conditions were available in Halvorsen Park along the Humboldt Bay waterfront on Saturday with Woodley Island marina as backdrop.
Photo By Mark Larson
Jared Meiser, of McKinleyville, sent one of his children out to prep his shark kite that he has owned since fourth grade for re-launch while he untangled another kite from the shark kite's string.
Photo By Mark Larson
Kites came in all shapes and sizes at the Redwood Coast Kite Festival on Saturday.
Photo By Mark Larson
Volunteers and event organizers like Humboldt Kiters member Paul (a.k.a. "Kite King") Woodard (center with hat), of Eureka, wandered Halvorsen Park and east of the Samoa Bridge while helping kite owners prepare their kites for take off.
Photo By Mark Larson
These giant inflatable fish kites were carried aloft by the top kite attached to the string.
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Darril Dela Torre, of Berkeley, a kite-flying enthusiast and member of the American Kiteflyers Association, had to re-organize the strings supporting the large airfoil kite that carried the octopus fite in the foreground aloft.
Photo By Mark Larson
The flying grounds east of the Samoa Bridge held a wide mix of kites during the Redwood Coast Kite Festival.
Photo By Mark Larson
Event sponsor David Williams (left), of Williams Auto Repair in Arcata, got kite-flying tips from Humboldt Kiters member Paul (a.k.a. "Kite King") Woodard, of Eureka, on the flying grounds east of the Samoa Bridge.
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Rebecca Kern, of Eureka, brought her granddaughter out to Halvorsen Park to fly her own kite, with the large demonstration kites over her head in the background.
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Large numbers of children and parents gathered around the tables and supplies offered at the children's kite-making workshop.
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The popular candy drop for children from a large airfoil kite was organized by "The Jims..." (Jim Murray (left), of Eureka, and Jimmie Nord, of Barney Lake, Washington), both members of Humboldt Kiters.
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This large airfoil kite began to carry aloft the candy-drop supplies in the small container attached to the line with the children waiting below for the release of the treats.
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Once the trapdoor was released on the kite-borne box holding the candy, the children rushed to collect their treats.
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Nuyeli Velazquez, of Eureka, and her young kite-flying co-pilots enjoyed the breezes flowing across the Eureka waterfront at Halvorsen Park.
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Gianna Enriquez, of Eureka, used a two-string technique to fly her kite while standing on the boat ramp under the Samoa Bridge and watched by her mother, Verenice, sister Leahni and her uncle Remi Chavez.
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Dave Brose, of Eureka, brought out his paraglider to the community-flying area in Halvorsen Park but the intermittent wind speeds created a challenge for achieving take-off.
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Jed Pinnell and his son, of Blue Lake, brought their unusual sailing-ship kite design to the community-flying area at Halvorsen Park but found the wind speeds at that time didn't create good lift for their kite.
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Photo By Mark Larson
This large octopus and other inflatable kites were flown east of the Samoa Bridge by Darril Dela Torre, of Berkeley, a kite-flying enthusiast and member of the American Kiteflyers Association.

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