Dozens turn out to sign wave during World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald People listen to Kahea Lee speak about the importance of keeping an ongoing conservation about the prevalence of human trafficking at an event at the Hilo Soccer Fields on Friday, July 30, 2021.

  • Denali, left, and Lexani Awai hold signs to bring awareness to the prevalence of human trafficking during an event at the Hilo soccer fields on Friday. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Denby Toci puts her hand up while waving signs to bring awareness to the prevalence of human trafficking during an event at the Hilo soccer fields on Friday, July 30, 2021.

  • From right, Kami Tanigawa, Debi Veirra, Leigh Ann Yokomizo and state Sen. Laura Acasio wave signs to bring awareness to the prevalence of human trafficking during an event at the Hilo soccer fields on Friday. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

Dozens of people lined up on Kamehameha Avenue on Friday to wave signs and inform the public about ways to alleviate human trafficking in East Hawaii.