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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. This month’s community photos highlight the Three Chefs & A Grammy Fundraiser for Binhi...

Ating Kabuhayan

Do I Care, Advocate, Act On Behalf of the Poor and Marginalized? The Rev. John A.H. Tomoso† In my reading of the Holy Gospels, it is clear to me we are to advocate for the poor and the marginalized around...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Definitely Not Your “Old Boy” Network Benjamin Cayetano: First highest-ranking elected official of Filipino ancestry in the State of Hawai‘i: 8th 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…

Future Health Professionals Ghenesis Balaan | Maui High School High schoolers paving their way into the Healthcare field know it won’t be the easiest path to walk but it will be worth it in the end. These individuals see their...

Kwento Kwentuhan

Mag Pancit Muna Tayo Liza of “A Maui Blog” Pancit is one of the most popular Filipino dishes not only on Maui but in many parts of the USA and the world where Filipino communities thrive. This dish is among...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

Welcome back to school everyone! Kids finally headed back to the land of education promise. We can’t avoid the coming of long homework nights. We can’t avoid the coming of endless stories of what happened at school. We can’t avoid...

Sakada Offspring

Lucy Cabalo Peros Editor’s Note: Many on The Fil-Am Voice’s staff have connections to Sakadas and the plantations. Although we generally hate to be the subject of the articles / columns, this is the sixth in a series focusing on The Fil-Am...

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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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...

In The News…

In The News… It’s not by design but our staff is in the news. First, I am deeply honored to have been nominated and selected as a 2019 Gintong Pamana Leadership Awardee (of which our staff writer Dulce Karen Butay...

Our Continuing Ties to the Philippines

Our Continuing Ties to the Philippines Yes, it’s almost time for the 50th Annual Barrio Fiesta! In just a few short weeks, Maui will gather at the Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center for the 50th Annual Barrio Fiesta—the longest-running...