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Around our Community

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

Gather Make your individual selves “whole” again. The Rev. John A.H. Tomoso† I just returned from a family vacation to the “Twin Cities” of Minneapolis and St. Paul in the state of Minnesota. It is where my wife Susan is...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

A Cayetano Retrospective: The First Lady Benjamin Cayetano: First highest-ranking elected official of Filipino ancestry in the State of Hawai‘i: 9th in a series. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran & Alfredo G. Evangelista Editor’s Note: 2019 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the...

Google Is Not Everything…

Proud To Be Pinoy Romelyn Tabangcura | Maui High School During the month of October, Filipinos around the island come together at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center to celebrate their heritage with food, games, entertainment and its history. The annual Maui Fil-Am...

Kwento Kwentuhan

Larong Pinoy Liza of “A Maui Blog” Back in the days when we were growing up, there were no iPhones, iPads and video games. Children went out to the street to play. Today it’s different. Most kids are stuck on...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

Ah, September … The first “ber”—this is the month that kicks off the transition to winter, and it is called Autumn. Autumn, when the days get shorter, the temperatures start to get cooler, and the leaves begin to brown and...

Sakada Offspring

Paul Alonzo Manzano Editor’s Note: Many on 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 is the seventh in a series focusing on The Fil-Am...

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. 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...

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...

Editors Desk

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Celebrating Our History

In 2008, the State of Hawai‘i, with the signing of HB 3343 (Act 15) became the first state in the union to formally recognize the month of October as Filipino-American History Month. It was landmark legislation. Maui hosts the premier...

Of Doctors and Nurses

From The Editor’s Desk Of Doctors and Nurses I’ve always known there are a lot of Filipinos in the nursing field so it’s surprising that only recently the Filipino nurses on Maui have organized themselves to strengthen their relationships, network,...

Binhi At Ani: More Than A Building

From The Editor’s Desk Binhi At Ani: More Than A Building The 15-year anniversary of Binhi at Ani is six months away in early January but already Binhi at Ani is planning for its future on a number of fronts....

The Beauty of Filipinas

From The Editor’s Desk The Beauty of Filipinas Our Filipino culture highly values the beauty of Filipinas. When the 2018 Miss Philippines Catriona Gray was crowned Miss Universe in 2018, Filipinos world-wide were so proud … even though Gray was...

In The News…

In The News… It’s not by design but our staff is in the news. First, I am deeply honored to have been nominated and selected as a 2019 Gintong Pamana Leadership Awardee (of which our staff writer Dulce Karen Butay...