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Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

“What school you wen’ go?” Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran What school you wen’ go? It’s a common way in local circles to get a sense of someone’s background. On Maui, whether you went to Lahainaluna, St. Anthony, Baldwin or Maui High...

Google Is Not Everything…

Gun Control Brooklyn Jones | Maui High School The only consensus we seem to have on gun control laws in America is the amount of disagreement. The Second Amendment, apparently guaranteeing our rights to bear arms, is open to interpretation...

Iti Salun-At Yo

More Vaccinations on the Way Errol Buntuyan | M.D., F.A.A.P. The race to get COVID vaccinations into the arms of our Maui residents is underway. With the rise of COVID infections this last month, Maui County maintains the highest percent...

Kwento Kwentuhan

2021 Mother’s Day Be a thoughtful Mother’s Day celebrant. Liza A Pierce of “A Maui Blog” | Image courtesy Liza Pierce and Canva.com There are tears of joy and tears of sadness. What tears are you going to shed on...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

What pranks or jokes did you pull with your sibling, friend or a colleague this year? Was it a unique one or you copied it from someone? April starts off with the joker in all of us and if you...

Ti Biag Ken Pammati

Happy Easter Everyone! Alleluia! Deacon Patrick Constantino Photos courtesy Dcn. Patrick Constantino Author’s note: On April 4, Christians around the world celebrated Easter Sunday. I was honored to give the Homily during Mass at St. Joseph Church in Makawao. I...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Nana Lydia; our brave 92-year-old takes vaccine. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran My 92-year-old mom initially resisted getting her COVID-19 vaccination. She even skipped her flu shot this year. Mom watches a lot of cable news during this pandemic. She heard about...

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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. BINHI AT ANI The Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center remains closed for events due to the COVID-19 pandemic but the...

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 Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation is in need of an additional $10,000 to complete the project which...

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 Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center is closed for events, it has continued with several programs and...

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 With the renovation of the roof of the Bahay Kubo at Kepaniwai Park completed through a grant...

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 renovation by the Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation of the roof of the Bahay Kubo at Kepaniwai...

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First 100 Days: Biden/Harris Administration

First 100 Days: Biden/Harris Administration Promises made … Promises kept … So far so good Even before their 100-day marker, there is much to celebrate with the Biden/Harris administration team. The TEAM is off to a great start. Lucky for us, the TEAM is...

Help Needed … NOW!

Help Needed … NOW! The Hawai‘i State Legislature must address the economic impact of the pandemic on our residents. Help is needed NOW. Having recently returned from a visit with our families on the mainland, it was clearly evident tourism...

When Electing Our National Leader… CHARACTER MATTERS

When Electing Our National Leader… CHARACTER MATTERS What a refreshing experience to have watched the inauguration of our new President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris on January 20, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol, the center of our democracy! The...

Welcoming the New Year

Welcoming the New Year Enjoy you, so others can, too! I believe we all agree 2020 was wild and crazy with the pandemic we now want to forget. I don’t know about you but I certainly will not miss year...

The Meaning of Christmas

The Meaning of Christmas Reason to Celebrate … 2020 was a challenging year due to the pandemic that altered the way we celebrate special holidays like not meeting in person with our families and friends for dinner. Despite the health risks...