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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 month’s community photos highlight the 49th Annual Barrio Fiesta, May 25–26 at the Binhi At Ani...

Ating Kabuhayan

A Wedding—A Marriage? I hear folk, often enough, speak of a wedding, when they mean a marriage and of a marriage when they mean a wedding. What is the difference between a wedding and a marriage? So, a wedding is...

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

What is the relevancy of endorsements in our government’s elections today? Culturally, politics is a Filipino blood sport. Just as basketball is the national sport of the Philippines and every Filipina should win a beauty pageant at some point of...

Baldwin High School’s Junior ROTC: Leadership Training for the Future

Anastasha Aco | Baldwin High School Diligence, discipline, and leadership are traits you acquire through intensive training either in your household, school or the military. These traits are commonly taught in many Filipino homes to train the younger generations to...

Millennials and Retirement: the To-Do List

Retirement saving is not on most millennials’ list of top priorities. That may be why many experts expect that millennials will not be able to retire until well into their 70s. In fact, according to Gallup’s 2014 Economy and Personal...

Thirst Quenchers and Refreshments Filipinos Love

Summer is upon us and it is hot! hot! hot! These warm summer days makes me crave for the many delicious Filipino refreshments I loved while growing up in the Philippines. I thought this would be a good topic for...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Way to go graduates! Now that graduation is over, let the party begin! It’s party time because summer is here. I hope you are going to do something fun during the summer. I like...

Pssst….Can You Keep a Secret?

Fourth in a series Editor’s Note: This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living...

Josephine “Josie” Dumayas Baggao

Young ladies in the plantation camps in the 1940s and 1950s were very rare. However, in 1957, there was a very attractive young lady by the name of Josephine Dumayas who arrived on Maui from Tamurong, Kawayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines....

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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...

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The Crowning Moment of Graduation

Congratulations to all our 2018 Graduates! You deserve every moment of praise for making it on graduation day to receive your diploma and awards. Earning your graduation has never been an easy accomplishment. To the graduates, our hats off to...

Fiestas and Maui’s Barrio Fiesta

Fiesta! Just the thought of fiesta brings a smile to my face and a quickening in my heartbeat. Fiestas are a special time of festivities, a traditional event in villages, towns and barrios, sometimes to celebrate the birthday of a...

Ambassador Joselito Jimeno

A warm welcome from the Fil-Am Voice. On behalf of the staff of Fil-Am Voice, we send a warm welcome to Maui to our new Philippine Consul General, Ambassador Joselito Jimeno. Thank you for the honor of your visit, which...

Lent in the Philippines

For me; a sacrificial journey leading to the Cross of Christ. Lent (kwaresma) festivities in the Philippines have survived the test of time ever since these were introduced by Spain, showcasing the Philippines as a predominantly Catholic country. The festivities...

It’s February!

The month of love. Valentine’s Day is celebrated worldwide and lovers exchange gifts and tokens of their love. All of us in the hospitality industry try our best to make Valentine’s Day special for everyone. If you came to my...