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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. This page’s community photos highlight the Santo Niño Celebration on Jan. 21 at Wailuku Community Center, hosted...

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. This page’s community photos highlight the Rizal Day Celebration on Dec. 30 at Maui Beach Hotel’s Banquet...

Ating Kabuhayan

God: Present and Acting In Our Lives The Rev. John A.H. Tomoso † There is a side or perspective of theology that is public, i.e. out in the community; that is for all to hear. This public theology is about...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Benjamin Cayetano: First highest-ranking elected official of Filipino ancestry in the State of Hawai‘i. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Editor’s Note: 2019 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the election of Benjamin J. Cayetano as the Fifth Governor of the State of Hawai‘i...

Google Is Not Everything…

Leadership, Service, and Engagement Ghenesis Jhay Balaan | Maui High School Leadership, service, and engagement to their respected schools and fellow students are some of the core values of student government. These groups of exceptional individuals work as a team...

Kwento Kuwentuhan

’Tis the season to bring out your binoculars and have a whale-of-a-time too! Liza of “A Maui Blog” All Photos courtesy Liza Pierce It’s Whale Season on Maui and I thought it would be fun to talk about whales here...

Let’s Talk Pinoy

Happy New Year! Naragsak Nga Baro a Tawen! Manigong Bagong Taon! Maayong Bag-ong! Malipayong nga Bag-ong Tuig! Magayaya ka ta bagu nga dagun! Masaplalang bayung Banwa! How was your Christmas? Did you get a lot of presents? How about your...

Sakada Offspring

Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy of Naty Tumbaga With the closing of Maui Land and Pineapple and HC&S (Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company), there are acres and acres of land on Maui that are not being used productively. It...

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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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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...

Filipino-American History Month

As we consider the building blocks of our Filipino-American history, four cornerstones stand out. Hard work is taught by example in most families, where all adults are engaged in employment until retirement, and young people begin to share in bringing...

Caregivers Play An Important Role

It goes without saying that Caregivers play an important role for families. They are also a significant sector of our small business community and save government a ton of money. From a small business perspective, care home and adult foster...