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Agluto Tayo!

“Let’s Cook!” Pinoy Recipe of the Month Compiled by Lucy Peros Lauya: Pig’s Feet Soup courtesy of Shirley Evangelista...

Ating Kabuhayan

Commencements Are About Beginnings —“New Beginnings” John A.H. Tomoso† Our lives are full of commencements, full of beginnings. I like having to experience a beginning. For instance, I feel like this worldwide COVID-19 pandemic affords us, in a positive way, to...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

2020 Graduates tapped to create their own nostalgia during this pandemic. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran In small towns all over our state and hometown USA, high school graduation rites mark an important milestone for students and their families. Maui is no...

Google Is Not Everything…

Gone virtual: How COVID-19 has affected school life. Alexis Joy Viloria | Maui High School To curb the spread of the infamous COVID-19 that has been sweeping nations off their feet, many have turned to alternative platforms to meet the...

Kwento Kwentuhan

From Postal Mail to Zoom, Facetime and WhatsApp? The Evolution of Long-Distance Communication. Liza of “A Maui Blog” Back in the day, writing letters was a big deal. That’s how we communicated with our loved ones who were far away....

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

How are you surviving with this pandemic that was brought by the coronavirus? Are you washing your hands like you’ve never been before? Are you practicing social distancing? Or are you tired of hearing this coronavirus or COVID-19? I want...

Sakada Offspring

Michelle L. Santos Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy Michelle Santos A beauty pageant or beauty contest is a competition that has traditionally focused on judging and ranking the physical attributes of the contestants. Now these contests have evolved to...

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. Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation Work continues on the rehabilitation of the Bahay Kubo at Kepaniwai. To volunteer contact Zaldy Ugalino at...

Community… in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Alfredo G. Evangelista. Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce Foundation Preparations are underway for the celebration of the month of October as Filipino-American History Month (Act 15,...

Community… in action

Editor’s note: Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. This month’s column was compiled by Alfredo G. Evangelista. Christ the King Church On May 31, 2019, Christ the King Church will celebrate its 2019 Santa Cruzan. Santa Cruzan celebrates the religious...

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...

Editors Desk

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Importance of Higher Education

Importance of Higher Education In the words of Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” As an iconic world leader whose life demonstrates the power of education to change the world,...

Coping With Crisis

Coping With Crisis Most across the world agree the coronavirus is touching every part of the world, without exception. Early warnings came as early as December 2019 and the world leaders who were paying close attention began with preparation, Germany...

The Greatest Threats to Democracy

The Greatest Threats to Democracy Democracy in America is not perfect but offers the best framework for our government and continues to inspire people across the world. Today, we face a national crisis as the extremes of partisanship divides us...

What Is Love?

What Is Love? For many of us, February is focused on LOVE. Throughout our life, the meaning of LOVE deepens with myriad connections, from childhood with Valentine lollipops, to teen years with a series of Valentine cards of loving words...

Happy New Year to All!

Being appointed as the Editor and President of The Fil-Am Voice is very humbling and honoring. To our readers, please be assured we will continue the high standards we are expected to have in the production of this publication and...