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Ating Kabuhayan

On Fire with the Holy Spirit The Rev. John A.H. Tomoso† I took my New International Version (NIV) Study Bible, and did a scriptural quote survey of what the word of God teaches us about being “on fire in the...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

A Cayetano Retrospective: The 1998 Election Benjamin Cayetano: First highest-ranking elected official of Filipino ancestry in the State of Hawai‘i: 11th in a series. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Editor’s Note: 2019 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the election of Benjamin J....

Google Is Not Everything…

The Importance of Grandparents Romelyn Tabangcura | Maui High School When one thinks of grandparents, one may think of the people who step in to care for their grandchildren when parents are occupied. But they are more than that. Grandparents...

Kwento Kwentuhan

Caroling and Some of the Popular Filipino Christmas songs Liza of “A Maui Blog” With the Christmas season just around the corner, I can’t help but think of Christmas, particularly Christmas in the Philippines. What do you miss most about...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

November is here, my birth month, my favorite month. In the Philippines, November 1st is All Saint’s Day and November 2nd is All Soul’s Day. It is the day when we remember our loved ones who have passed away. A...

Sakada Offspring

Carmen Ann Felipe Stuart Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy Carmen Felipe Stuart Most if not all of the Sakadas who came to Hawai‘i to work in the sugar and pineapple plantations had dreams of finding a better life for...

Around our Community

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. Featuring the Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival®, Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Queen Ka‘ahumanu...

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 Alfredo G. Evangelista. Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce Foundation Preparations are underway for the celebration of the month of October as Filipino-American History Month (Act 15,...

Community… in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Alfredo G. Evangelista. Christ the King Church On May 31, 2019, Christ the King Church will celebrate its 2019 Santa Cruzan. Santa Cruzan celebrates the religious...

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...

Editors Desk

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We Salute Our Firefighters

Maui has faced an unusually high number of fires this year. And our firefighters have valiantly fought and contained these fires, risking their own lives to protect our homes and land. One of our firefighters’ many responsibilities is training and...

The Rush to the End of the Year

Are you ready? In 60+ days, 2020 will soon be here. Are you ready? Before we get to 2020, there’s New Year’s Eve, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Veteran’s Day, and Halloween. If you’re in business, there’s the last quarter budget crunch and...

Celebrating Our History

In 2008, the State of Hawai‘i, with the signing of HB 3343 (Act 15) became the first state in the union to formally recognize the month of October as Filipino-American History Month. It was landmark legislation. Maui hosts the premier...

Of Doctors and Nurses

From The Editor’s Desk Of Doctors and Nurses I’ve always known there are a lot of Filipinos in the nursing field so it’s surprising that only recently the Filipino nurses on Maui have organized themselves to strengthen their relationships, network,...

Binhi At Ani: More Than A Building

From The Editor’s Desk Binhi At Ani: More Than A Building The 15-year anniversary of Binhi at Ani is six months away in early January but already Binhi at Ani is planning for its future on a number of fronts....