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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 Philippine Flag Raising Ceremony at the County of Maui Building, Oct....

Ating Kabuhayan

Celebrating Our Cultural Heritage… We celebrate everything that comes to us from God. The Rev. John A.H. Tomoso † The Old Testament (Hebrew Scriptures) is a great place to look to when you want to include the concept, the idea...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

During the Yale of Ramirez and Kavanaugh… Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Photos courtesy of Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran I went to Yale. At my age, I don’t really talk about it much. Admittedly, I only applied to some colleges outside of the...

Google is Not Everything

English Language Learner—The Triumphs and Challenges Romelyn Joy Tabangcura | Maui High School America—the land of the free and the home of the brave. Numerous families from different countries move to America in hopes of a better life and opportunities...

Kwento Kuwentuhan

Getting Ready For Christmas The “BER” months are alive on Maui. Liza of “A Maui Blog” All Photos courtesy Liza Pierce Have you heard a Christmas song played on the airwaves yet? Me neither. I have not heard Christmas carols...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

Hello everyone October is the month of Halloween. In America, we dress up in costumes and knock on neighbor’s doors to get candy, it’s called trick or treating. What are you doing for Halloween? What are you dressing up as?...

Pssst….Can You Keep a Secret?

Love, Scandal etc. by Ate Nora Eighth 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....

Sakada Offspring

One of Maui’s multi-talented individuals is Madelyne Pascua. She was born on July 17, 1964 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines to Leticia and Leonardo Pascua. Unfortunately, Leonardo died from a tragic accident in 1963 when Leticia was three months pregnant...

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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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Filipino-American History Month

As we consider the building blocks of our Filipino-American history, four cornerstones stand out. Hard work is taught by example in most families, where all adults are engaged in employment until retirement, and young people begin to share in bringing...

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...