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Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Dogs, Cats and the Pandemic. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Based on social media postings, one thing happening during this pandemic was a lot more people getting pets. I occasionally saw friends’ updates featuring cat videos before COVID-19 but then noticed more...

Google Is Not Everything…

High School Sports Are Greatly Missed Brooklyn Jones | Maui High School, Class of 2022 Remember high school football games? Sitting with schoolmates and family on hard metal bleachers, eating bowls of chili and rice, and cheering for the Maui...

Iti Salun-At Yo

The Delta Variant of COVID Makes an Impact On Filipinos In Hawai‘i Errol Buntuyan, M.D. Unfortunately, this current delta variant of the COVID virus is making a tremendous impact on our Filipino community. The data at the end of August...

Kwento Kwentuhan

Face Masks For Kids in School To mask or not to mask, that is not the question … or is it? Liza A Pierce of “A Maui Blog” The topic of wearing a face mask during the pandemic is very...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

Aloha August, welcome September, the first ’ber month and you know what it means. It means time will pass by so fast the next thing you know, holidays are here and the year is gone. Shout out to all the...

Ti Biag Ken Pammati

Called to Serve and Chosen to Journey With You A new pastor serves at St. Theresa Church in Kihei. Deacon Patrick Constantino Fr. Arnel M. Soriano, M.S. was officially assigned to St. Theresa Church on July 1, 2021. The son...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

An Empty Bench No Filipino has been on the Appellate Courts since Justice Simeon R. Acoba, Jr. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran I have the disadvantage of not being a former law clerk. I’ve never worked in a court. Some of my...

Community Briefs

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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 Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation The renovations are almost done! “Mahalo nui loa to our Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation leaders and members...

Community... in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation The renovations are nearing completion but vandalism continues to be a problem according to Zaldy Ugalino, president...

Community... in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. Binhi At Ani Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center is now open for gatherings outside (no more than one hundred eighty...

Community... in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation The projected completion date for the renovations is the fall. “We still need to refinish the floors...

Community... in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. BINHI AT ANI Although the Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center remains closed for events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, certain...

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We Are Going to Die One Day …

We Are Going to Die One Day … How do we prepare for the inevitable? Like the old saying goes—there are two things for sure in life: death and taxes! It is not a matter of if; it is a...

Leaders with Bold and Real Solutions Needed to Meet Maui’s Challenges… Elections are just one year away!

Leaders with Bold and Real Solutions Needed to Meet Maui’s Challenges… Elections are just one year away! Can you believe we are just a year away from electing new leaders for our County? Our community faces many challenges. Visionary leaders...

Let’s Be a Community That Cares. … Get Vaccinnated

Let’s Be a Community That Cares. … Get Vaccinnated The COVID-19 virus is still a threat to our community and especially to people who are unvaccinated. We are now all too familiar with the fact that some people who get COVID-19...

Getting Old Is Unavoidable … Living It Is a Choice

Getting Old Is Unavoidable … Living It Is a Choice Aging is a beautiful gift from God… the Holy Bible reminds us in Proverbs 16:31 “Gray hair is a crown of glory, it is obtained by following the righteous path.” And Proverbs...

Let’s Choose Love and Kindness Over Hate and Racism

Let’s Choose Love and Kindness Over Hate and Racism In the past several years, we have seen many reports on hate and racism, not just in our country but in the world. It seems we live in a world full...