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Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

The Secrets That We Keep “Dark on the Inside: A Novel” By Virginia Cantorna (Aviva Publishing 2021) Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran My grandmother Laureana was the keeper of our family lore. She came to Hawai‘i late—I was already born and my...

Google Is Not Everything…

Despite the Pandemic, High School Graduates are Optimistic Brooklyn Jones | Maui High School It has officially been more than a year since lockdown and to call these times a rollercoaster would be an understatement. The whole world shut down...

Iti Salun-At Yo

Vaccine Hesitancy And Why You Should Get Immunized From COVID-19 Errol Buntuyan, M.D. Vaccinations for COVID-19 are now open to people aged 12 and older in the state of Hawai‘i. Many organizations are offering the Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson and...

Kwento Kwentuhan

Farmers’ Markets and Swap Meets Liza A Pierce of “A Maui Blog” One of the best shopping experiences is going to a Farmers’ Market, especially when buying fresh fruit, vegetables and produce. Buy local and buy fresh. It is also...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

May 1st is Lei Day in Hawai‘i. It is a celebration of the Aloha spirit in the Hawaiian culture. Every school has its own May Day performances but due to the pandemic, the students didn’t do any performances this year....

Ti Biag Ken Pammati

Gifted to Give—500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines Deacon Patrick Constantino On March 16, The Most Reverend Clarence Silva, Bishop of the Diocese of Honolulu, Roman Catholic Church in the State of Hawai‘i, led a Mass at the Cathedral...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

“What school you wen’ go?” Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran What school you wen’ go? It’s a common way in local circles to get a sense of someone’s background. On Maui, whether you went to Lahainaluna, St. Anthony, Baldwin or Maui High...

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 Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. BINHI AT ANI Although the Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center remains closed for events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, certain...

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 The Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center remains closed for events due to the COVID-19 pandemic but the...

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...

Editors Desk

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Let’s Choose Love and Kindness Over Hate and Racism

Let’s Choose Love and Kindness Over Hate and Racism In the past several years, we have seen many reports on hate and racism, not just in our country but in the world. It seems we live in a world full...

First 100 Days: Biden/Harris Administration

First 100 Days: Biden/Harris Administration Promises made … Promises kept … So far so good Even before their 100-day marker, there is much to celebrate with the Biden/Harris administration team. The TEAM is off to a great start. Lucky for us, the TEAM is...

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...