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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...

Ating Kabuhayan

Mauna A Kea Seeing each other’s points of views … The Rev. John A.H. Tomoso† In the Acts of the Apostles, we read in Chapter 4, verse 32: “Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

A Cayetano Retrospective: It’s The Economy, Stupid! Benjamin Cayetano: First highest-ranking elected official of Filipino ancestry in the State of Hawai‘i: 10th in a series. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Editor’s Note: 2019 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the election of Benjamin...

Google Is Not Everything…

Pumpkins, Sweets, & Spirits. Ghenesis Jhay Balaan | Maui High School One of the world’s oldest holidays celebrated on October 31 is Halloween. It is easily one of the most popular holidays in America today. Today, people celebrate Halloween through...

Kwento Kwentuhan

Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas: Family Fun Holidays Just Around the Corner Liza of “A Maui Blog The period of time from October to December is a time of many holidays across many cultures. The popular well-known ones here in the...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

Where did September go? It came by so quick that I didn’t even get the chance to buy pre-sale tickets for the Maui County Fair. That’s right, October is County Fair followed by Fall break for the students. What’s another...

Sakada Offspring

Agnes Premia Ulnagan Macadangdang Hayashi Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy Agnes Macadangdang Hayashi “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” This quotation by Melody Beattie, an American author is so...

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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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....

The Beauty of Filipinas

From The Editor’s Desk The Beauty of Filipinas Our Filipino culture highly values the beauty of Filipinas. When the 2018 Miss Philippines Catriona Gray was crowned Miss Universe in 2018, Filipinos world-wide were so proud … even though Gray was...