Dozens of families come out for West Hawaii Fatherhood Initiative’s ‘Christmas with our Keiki’

  • Nick Traxler serves lasagna to Nehemiah Kaai at the 3rd annual West Hawaii Fatherhood Initiative Christmas with our Keiki party Friday evening. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Kayla Traxler serves a pork slider to Sayen Rivera at the 3rd annual West Hawaii Fatherhood Initiative Christmas with our Keiki party Friday evening. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Kayla and Nick Traxler serve lasagna and smoked pork sliders at the 3rd annual West Hawaii Fatherhood Initiative Christmas with our Keiki party Friday evening. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Families enjoy an evening of food, activities, a movie, gifts and Santa at the 3rd annual West Hawaii Fatherhood Initiative Christmas with our Keiki party Friday evening. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Naoko and Chuck Peterson enjoy dinner with their daughter Airi at the third annual West Hawaii Fatherhood Initiative Christmas with our Keiki party Friday evening. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Volunteers gather for a photo at the 3rd annual West Hawaii Fatherhood Initiative Christmas with our Keiki party Friday evening. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Growing up, Jordan Tobias didn’t have a father around.