Columns

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Dinengdeng and Pinakbet

Religion and politics—usually topics to avoid at family holiday gatherings. But faith and religious values and upbringing certainly remain important to many people, including members of the Hawai‘i state legislature. A national report recently surveyed the professed religions of the...

Chef's Corner

What’s more recognized as the week of Celebrating Easter in the western world is known as Holy Week in the Philippines. For most believers, it is also known as the Lenten Season. It is a season for spiritual cleansing, and...

Kwento Kwentuhan

What are your childhood easter memories? May I ask you a question? When you think back on your childhood memories, what comes to your mind when I ask you to recall your Easter Memories? Growing up in the Philippines, my...

Maui Pinoy Pleasure Plates

I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am to write about my favorite Filipino dish—da Pinoy desserts! As a side benefit of covering this subject matter, I’m able to have a taste of some of my favorite desserts....

Sakada Offspring

One of Maui’s well-known Roman Catholic Deacons is Deacon Patrick Ronald Constantino. He was born on May 6, 1943 in Pu‘unēnē, Maui, Hawai‘i. His parents were Francisco and Felisa Cabacungan Constantino who were part of the Sakada influx from Bacarra,...

What Do You Think?

During his campaign for president, Rodrigo Duterte promised to get rid of drugs within six months. His War on Drugs has faced scrutiny because of the deaths that were characterized as “extrajudicial killings.” The Duterte administration, however, said those deaths were...

Editors Desk

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My Faith Shaped Me

With your support, we’ll continue to shape and uplift the spirit of our community. In this issue we focus on religion and its influence on our lives, inside and outside of church. To be clear, the evolution from being religious...

Tuloy Po Kayo

Please come in, join us, and engage in our Filipino community dialogue… A warm welcome to you, our readers from Maui and elsewhere. We hope you will enjoy the launching of Fil-Am Voice, our monthly publication to keep you connected...

Contests

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A Maui Sakada Love Story Contest Winner

Amidst our flood of entries, one has emerged victorious… Congratulations Christine Sabado! Sabado Family: A Tribute A Sakada Love Story of Severina “Paning” and Felix “Feliz” Sabado. By Christine Sabado In the misty Nu‘uanu Valley, as I held her frail...

Let Me Call You Sweetheart

A Maui Sakada Love Story Contest If you were toying with the idea of entering our love story contest but didn’t get a chance, guess what? You’re in luck! Because we wanted to include all of you writers with awesome...