Columns

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Sakada Offspring

Vince G. Bagoyo, Jr. 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 fourth in a series focusing on The...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

Congratulations to all graduates. Way to go Class of 2019! Warmest congratulations to our daughters, Vanessa Kate Erin and Angeline Joy on your graduation. You amazed us with your accomplishments! It took a lot of hard work to reach this...

Kwento Kwentuhan

Filipino Food Week Liza of “A Maui Blog” Filipino Food Week Hawai‘i was recently celebrated from June 9 through 15. In connection with this, I started thinking about Filipino food and started to wonder what ingredients Filipinos usually use in...

Dinengdeng& Pinakbet

A Cayetano Retrospective Benjamin Cayetano: First highest-ranking elected official of Filipino ancestry in the State of Hawai‘i: 6th in a series. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Editor’s Note: 2019 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the election of Benjamin J. Cayetano as the...

Ating Kabuhayan

Flores de Mayo & the Santa Cruzan Procession The Rev. John A.H. Tomoso† In 1970, the month of May was selected as the month to hold the Barrio Fiesta because of the traditional Flores de Mayo festivals, known throughout the...

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. This month’s community photos highlight the 50th Annual Barrio Fiesta, Fri., May 24, 5–10...

Sakada Offspring

Alfredo G. Evangelista Editor’s Note: Many of 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 a third 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. 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...

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...

Editors Desk

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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...

Our Continuing Ties to the Philippines

Our Continuing Ties to the Philippines Yes, it’s almost time for the 50th Annual Barrio Fiesta! In just a few short weeks, Maui will gather at the Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center for the 50th Annual Barrio Fiesta—the longest-running...

Our Voices Are Important

Our Voices Are Important Spring is officially here. In Hawai‘i, many things are happening during this time. For Christians, it is also the season of Lent during which we prepare for Easter Sunday. It is also a time when new...

Farmers: Our Partners

Farmers: Our Partners Buy fresh—buy local. As we near the end of February, I’m hoping all of you remembered to share your love and appreciation with the special person in your life. Telly and I have shared many, many Valentine’s...