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Ating Kabuhayan

Income is More Than Just Income The Rev. John A.H. Tomoso † I watch my income statements every month. From them, I can plan how to pay my bills. “I owe. I owe, so it’s off to work I go,”...

Dinengdeng& Pinakbet

A Cayetano Retrospective Benjamin Cayetano: First highest-ranking elected official of Filipino ancestry in the State of Hawai‘i: 3rd in a series. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran My mom framed a photo from the first Cayetano Inaugural Ball. A beaming Ben Cayetano and...

Google Is Not Everything…

DECA: A Great Business Beginning! Romelyn Joy Tabangcura | Maui High School One of the largest clubs at Maui High School, DECA provides students with key leadership skills, goal setting, project management and financial skills. DECA stands for Defense and...

Kwento Kwentuhan

What’s Your Social Media App of Choice? Liza of “A Maui Blog” Did you know that the Philippines has been tagged as the “Social Networking Capital of the World”? A study released by Universal McCann entitled Power to the People...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

The month of February was unusual to have a lot of rain, snow caps, and more rain in Hawai‘i. I am probably still soaked from the last rainfall. How did you fare this “winter” season in Hawai‘i? Even though the...

Risk & Reward

Teresita Bustamante Noble of Noble Travel Finds Her Niche Alfredo G. Evangelista | Assistant Editor There’s a lot of crazy reality shows on TV these days–including Married at First Sight on the Lifetime cable network. The reality show has the...

Sakada Offspring

Elizabeth Ayson, Ph.D. Editor’s Note: Many of 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 month Lucy Peros begins a series on focusing on The...

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. 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...

Editors Desk

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Our Voices Are Important

Our Voices Are Important Spring is officially here. In Hawai‘i, many things are happening during this time. For Christians, it is also the season of Lent during which we prepare for Easter Sunday. It is also a time when new...

Farmers: Our Partners

Farmers: Our Partners Buy fresh—buy local. As we near the end of February, I’m hoping all of you remembered to share your love and appreciation with the special person in your life. Telly and I have shared many, many Valentine’s...

Aloha Mayor Arakawa and Welcome Mayor Victorino

Just a few weeks ago, the transition from Mayor Alan Arakawa to Mayor Michael Victorino was completed with the swearing in of Mayor Victorino on January 2. Mayor Arakawa will perhaps be remembered as Maui’s only three term Mayor. While...

Celebrating Christmas and New Year’s

As we approach the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019, let me first say thank you, on behalf of the Fil-Am Voice, to our staff, our advertisers, and our readers for another year of your hard work, financial...

A Heartfelt Thanks to Our Veterans

On the 11th day of the eleventh month each year, America celebrates Veterans Day to honor all U.S. military veterans who served. It is an important holiday because it reminds us that “Freedom is Not Free” and we depend on...