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Around Our Community

If you have a photograph of a community event, please email to info@filamvoicemaui.com. Please include a short description, your name and contact information....

Our Spirituality

Listening, responding, caring—the embodiment of our spirituality. The Rev. John A.H. Tomoso † Spirituality is part of the make-up of every person. Our spiritual being as individuals is why we not only have respect for life but also why we...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Is winning the Filipino vote important in putting Filipinos into government—musings from the experienced legistlator. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Photos courtesy of Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran I’m the only Filipino legislator in the Maui delegation. In the just completed 29th Legislature, there...

Google® Is Not Everything…

Teens Drive to Adulthood Ghenesis Jhay Balaan | Maui High School Among high school students, obtaining their driver’s license provides them a feel of independence as young adults. Now that these teens can get to places by themselves, parents are...

Pinoys At Maui Swap Meet

Liza of “A Maui Blog” All Photos courtesy Liza Pierce Where on Maui can you find great bargains, clothing and accessories, fruits and vegetables, tropical blooms, jewelries, beauty and bath products, decor, arts and crafts, local food, ‘ukulele, massage services,...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

Dulce Karen Butay Kumusta po? (How are you?). Do you remember what the word Nanang means? Nanang is the word for mother in Ilokano. In fact, you can use it for more variations, like a hānai mother; even my grandmother...

Maui Pinoy Pleasure Plates

Adobo & More: Adobo Nation Sharon Zalsos Can you relate? If you are a Filipino meeting a non-Filipino person for the first time and the subject of your ethnicity comes up, isn’t it almost always followed by “So you know...

Pssst….Can You Keep a Secret?

Love, Scandal etc. by Ate Nora Sixth in a series “I’ve been praying for your Dad’s soul,” said Ofelia to Francisco and his siblings Samson, Elena, Sara and Jose. “As you know, your Dad was not a saint and he...

Donna Domingo

Lucy Peros Labor Day is just weeks away and in Hawai‘i, Filipinos have always been at the forefront of the organized labor movement, beginning with Pablo Manlapit, who organized the first Filipino labor union in 1911. The ethnic labor unions...

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Community… in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Alfredo G. Evangelista. Dance International Foundation From July 19 through 23, the Foundation and WEKAF Hawai‘i will play host to the Unity in Diversity: A Cultural...

Community… In Action

Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column is compiled by Alfredo G. Evangelista. Dance International Foundation From July 18–23, the Foundation and WEKAF Hawai‘i will play host to the Unity in Diversity: Honoring Hawai‘i’s International Culture and Arts...

COMMUNITY… IN ACTION

Editor’s note: We start a new column this month which features brief news from Maui’s Filipino community organizations. Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column is compiled by Alfredo G. Evangelista. Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation The Foundation reports...

Scholarships Available from the Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce

Several scholarships are available for Maui residents who will be pursuing higher education next year, the Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced. The foundation will present at least five $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who will be graduating...

Disaster Preparedness Talk will be Highlighted on Wed. March 21

The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce announced that its upcoming Business Mixer on Maui’s Civil Defense Readiness will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Tante’s Island Cuisine. The guest speaker will be the new...

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Did You Vote?

As an immigrant and business owner, I know how important it is for government to be responsive to the people’s needs. That’s why I voted in this month’s election. Did you vote? As an immigrant, I continue to believe that...

Every Vote Counts

We are less than three weeks away from the August 11 Primary Election Day. As citizens of these great United States of America, we have the right to vote. But it’s more than that, we have an obligation to ensure...

The Crowning Moment of Graduation

Congratulations to all our 2018 Graduates! You deserve every moment of praise for making it on graduation day to receive your diploma and awards. Earning your graduation has never been an easy accomplishment. To the graduates, our hats off to...

Fiestas and Maui’s Barrio Fiesta

Fiesta! Just the thought of fiesta brings a smile to my face and a quickening in my heartbeat. Fiestas are a special time of festivities, a traditional event in villages, towns and barrios, sometimes to celebrate the birthday of a...

Ambassador Joselito Jimeno

A warm welcome from the Fil-Am Voice. On behalf of the staff of Fil-Am Voice, we send a warm welcome to Maui to our new Philippine Consul General, Ambassador Joselito Jimeno. Thank you for the honor of your visit, which...