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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....

Ating Kabuhayan

Honoring Our Parents The Rev. John A.H. Tomoso† We begin each New Year liturgically by celebrating two important people in the ongoing story of our salvation, i.e., Jesus, the Son of God and Mary, the Mother of God. As People...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

OK Boomer! Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran “Okay, Boomer” apparently is a “thing.” “Young” people mutter it (usually sarcastically) in response to some remark by an “older” person (you don’t even have to be an actual Baby Boomer) that reflects the generational...

Google Is Not Everything…

Having A Super Parent Romelyn Joy Tabangcura | Maui High School When most people think of marriage, they think of everlasting love and affection between partners. However, this is not true for everyone. According to a National Survey of Family...

Kwento Kwentuhan

Filipino Comfort Food Liza of “A Maui Blog” What is your favorite Pinoy Comfort Food? With the winter season bringing a colder weather than usual on Maui and with flu being common this time of the year, it seems this...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

Happy New Year! Maligayang Bagong Taon! Naragsak nga Baro a Tawen! How was your New Year’s celebration? Did you wear polka dots? Did you put money in your pockets? How much did you spend trying to complete your 13 round...

Sakada Offspring

Roderic “Rod” Antone Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy Rod Antone The majority of the Sakadas who came from the Philippines to work in the sugarcane and pineapple plantations were from the Ilocos regions (northern part of the Philippines—Luzon). In...

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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Happy New Year to All!

Being appointed as the Editor and President of The Fil-Am Voice is very humbling and honoring. To our readers, please be assured we will continue the high standards we are expected to have in the production of this publication and...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

In late November and early December, Telly and I traveled to the Philippines. We traveled to our home province of Pangasinan to spend time with family and for Telly to attend her school reunion from Caboloan Community High School in...

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...