8-year-old reaches people one rap at a time: Young animal rights activist shares his beliefs islandwide

  • VeganEvan shares his thoughts on eating plant-based foods and animal rights at Under the Bodhi Tree in Mauna Lani Oct. 17. It is one of five locations he visits over two days on the Big Island as a guest speaker. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)

  • Evan pets rescued animals at Magical Creatures of Hamakua, an animal sanctuary in Laupahoehoe. (COURTESY PHOTO/YUKI TAKAHASHI)

NORTH HAWAII — Evan LeFevre, best known as VeganEvan, has been speaking up for animal rights since he was 5.