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Around Our Community

If you have a photograph of a community event, please email to info@filamvoicemaui.com. Please include a short description, your name and contact information....

Ating Kabuhayan

Starting “anew” or “over again,” or at least thinking about it, on the first day of the New Year, is a habit I’ve practiced for a long time. I used to be a fan of making resolutions for the New...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

… celebrating the holiday season right. There seems to be a lot of talk sometimes about whether the Western holiday season has any meaning in our post-modern, global world. People complain that consumerism overshadows any real spiritual content of the...

Ka-Ching

Most of us start the New Year with good intentions. We resolve to work out more, eat better, get out of debt, learn something new, or help other people. But within the next few weeks, there is a good chance...

Kwento Kuwentuhan

So you all have heard already. We had that False Alarm of a Ballistic Missile coming to Hawaii, this morning. (actually, by the time I uploaded this post on “A Maui Blog”). At this time, it’s already all over the...

Sakada Offspring

With all of his many accomplishments in life, this ambitious Sakada Offspring remains humble and compassionate. Artemio Baxa was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth but was born in a lowly household, in a tiny village in...

What Do You Think…

of President Trump’s position of not allowing chain migration (petitioning your relatives)? Immigration Reform was recently tied in to the mid-January shutdown of the federal government. Over the past few months, President Donald Trump has attempted to reverse the Immigration...

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New Year’s Resolution

The year 2018, known as the Year of the Dog, will challenge us once more to declare our New Year’s Resolutions with optimism that everything will be much better. We share with others what we want to improve or change....

A Quick Look at the 2018 Election

Hawai‘i’s 2018 elections are just around the corner. The filing of candidacy will begin on February 1, 2018. Qualified individuals for public office will have the opportunity to be included on the ballot. Meanwhile, the deadline for filing candidacy is set...

Filipino History

History shows the awakening came earlier at the time when freedom started blooming after the signing of the Treaty of Paris (December 10, 1898), which ultimately transferred Spanish sovereignty over the Philippines to the victor—the United States, thus, effectively ending...

The Labor Shortage, Not Just on Labor Day

Why are we having a labor shortage? Let us begin with a description of what an employer looks for in a prospective employee. Application. Complete, legible, and submitted on or before the deadline, with attached resume. Interview. Punctual. Appearance –...

A Healthy Lifestyle is the Recipe for a Good Life

My special recipe for health comprises a generous portion of each of the following ingredients, enjoyed often, shared with those in your life who matter most, served with a heaping spoonful of gratitude, and most of all, a twinkle in...

Business FocusBusiness Focus

Business is in my blood! This month, we focus on Business. Business is in my blood and came naturally from my mother, known in our village and nearby towns for her innovation, style and success in buying, peddling and marketing...

Graduation,

a Time to Celebrate, a Time to Reflect… For many, the end of the school year is the beginning of the next phase of their life. In Hawai‘i, graduation ceremonies are marked with the tradition of lei giving, graduation parties,...