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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. This month’s community photos highlight the events including the opening of the new Tante’s Fishmarket Restaurant and...

The Spirituality of Caregiving

The Rev. John A.H. Tomoso † In an interview in PBS’s Faith, Spirituality & Aging Series, Jennifer L. Brower, Minister at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock in Manhasset, N.Y., was asked about advancing age, about what happens that...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Them was the days. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Photos courtesy of Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Some of my mother’s friends were surprised not to see my name on the Primary Election ballot. While I have been campaigning every two years since 2010,...

Paying Off Student Loan Debt: 5 Tips

Elsa Agdinaoay-Segal Weighed down by student loans? You’re not alone: Approximately 40 million Americans have student loans (in total, a staggering $1.2 trillion), and about 71 percent of bachelor’s degree recipients graduate with debt, according to the Institute for College...

Supporting the Simpli-Fresh Farm

Liza of “A Maui Blog” All Photos courtesy Liza Pierce Here on Maui, when I sing the song Bahay Kubo, I think of Simpli-Fresh Farm. Not because of they have a Nipa Hut but because of the variety of plants,...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

Dulce Karen Butay Brrr……September. It’s the first month of the ’ber months. Filipinos are known to play Christmas songs on the 1st day of September to kick off the Christmas season. Kumusta mga kababayan? Septiembre na, ready ka na ba...

Pssst….Can You Keep a Secret?

Love, Scandal etc. by Ate Nora Seventh in a series Editor’s Note: This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner....

Angelina Ribao Agustin Saiki

As we all get older, it’s inevitable that we will need more care. Some of us will need short term or long term care. Here in Hawai‘i, specifically Maui, we are very fortunate to have care facilities like Hale Makua...

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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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Caregivers Play An Important Role

It goes without saying that Caregivers play an important role for families. They are also a significant sector of our small business community and save government a ton of money. From a small business perspective, care home and adult foster...

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...