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Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Nana Lydia; our brave 92-year-old takes vaccine. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran My 92-year-old mom initially resisted getting her COVID-19 vaccination. She even skipped her flu shot this year. Mom watches a lot of cable news during this pandemic. She heard about...

Google Is Not Everything…

Youth On Standardized Testing During the Pandemic Alexis Joy Viloria | Maui High School Amid changes to modern education due to the pandemic, students were faced with particularly difficult challenges regarding standardized testing. At the start of the quarantine in...

Iti Salun-At Yo

Maui COVID-19 Vaccine Update Errol Buntuyan | M.D., F.A.A.P. It has been a fast paced and often frustrating February throughout our Maui community in terms of people trying to get access to the COVID-19 vaccine. There are now multiple vaccine...

Kwento Kwentuhan

2021 Easter Celebration During this COVID 19 pandemic, how we celebrate Easter will certainly be different, and will also depend on what Easter means to each of us. Liza A Pierce of “A Maui Blog” | Image courtesy Liza Pierce...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

Time really flies by so fast nowadays. Before you know it, it will be time to flip the next leaf of the calendar. Whew! It’s the third month of the year but we are still in the middle of the...

Ti Biag Ken Pammati

500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines Deacon Patrick Constantino It’s really a great honor to be part of the celebration of the 500 Years of Christianity in our treasured homeland, the Philippines! I was born in America and received...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Reading Books: Key to Opening Your Mind to Any and All Sorts of Imaginable Possibilities Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran “It was a dark and stormy night.” A Facebook friend posted that opening line is a familiar punchline for Snoopy’s novelist persona...

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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 Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation The Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation is in need of an additional $10,000 to complete the project which...

Community... in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. BINHI AT ANI Although Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center is closed for events, it has continued with several programs and...

Community... in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. BAHAY KUBO HERITAGE FOUNDATION With the renovation of the roof of the Bahay Kubo at Kepaniwai Park completed through a grant...

Community... in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. BAHAY KUBO HERITAGE FOUNDATION The renovation by the Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation of the roof of the Bahay Kubo at Kepaniwai...

Community... in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. BAHAY KUBO HERITAGE FOUNDATION The renovation by the Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation of the roof of the Bahay Kubo at Kepaniwai...

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Help Needed … NOW!

Help Needed … NOW! The Hawai‘i State Legislature must address the economic impact of the pandemic on our residents. Help is needed NOW. Having recently returned from a visit with our families on the mainland, it was clearly evident tourism...

When Electing Our National Leader… CHARACTER MATTERS

When Electing Our National Leader… CHARACTER MATTERS What a refreshing experience to have watched the inauguration of our new President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris on January 20, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol, the center of our democracy! The...

Welcoming the New Year

Welcoming the New Year Enjoy you, so others can, too! I believe we all agree 2020 was wild and crazy with the pandemic we now want to forget. I don’t know about you but I certainly will not miss year...

The Meaning of Christmas

The Meaning of Christmas Reason to Celebrate … 2020 was a challenging year due to the pandemic that altered the way we celebrate special holidays like not meeting in person with our families and friends for dinner. Despite the health risks...

Turning the Page, Beginning Anew …

Whew! What a dramatic ending to the 2020 presidential election! The Biden and Harris team are projected as president and vice president elect. This is a very historic moment for our nation—with Harris as the first woman and a person...