Around Our Community

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2016 Miss Maui Filipina Ashlyne Rosalin will crown her successor on May 13 at Binhi at Ani.
Photo: Ryan Piros

Bishop Larry Silva with members of the Lahaina Filipino Catholic Club.
Photo courtesy Nora Takushi

Chef Jojo Vasquez (center), Executive Chef of The Plantation House is flanked by his fellow chefs after winning the Chef of the Year award from Maui No Ka Oi Magazine during the Annual ‘Aipono Restaurant Awards Gala, as voted by his chef peers.
Photo courtesy Eliza Escano Vasquez

Four contestants (Lynn Araki-Regan, Paula Diep-Rapoza, Young Shishido, and Vilma Loque) are vying to succeed Ms. Joyce Juhee Yang Harris on May 6 as the 2017 Mrs. Ambassador of Culture.
Photo courtesy Madelyne Pascua

Philippine Consulate General Gina Jamoralin, Mayor Alan and Mrs. Ann Arakawa, Philippine Airlines Area Manager Sol Solleza, Melen Agcolicol, and Mario Solleza at the Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament.
Photo: Basilia Evangelista

Dance International Production Escrima Colored Belt awards.
Photo courtesy Madelyne Pascua

The 2017 Miss Maui
Filipina contestants: Crystal Nartates (daughter of Rosalie Felipe), Kimberly Yap (daughter of Ernie Yap and Naomi Maitinnara), Anianiku Holt Mossman (daughter of James “Ipo” Mossman and Puanani Holt-Kay), and Gabrielle Gutierrez (daughter of Crisanto and Lily Gutierrez).
Photo courtesy Maui Filipino Community Council

Philippine Airlines Area Manager Sol Solleza (center) with Miguel Agcolicol, Tournament Co-Chairperson Alfredo Evangelista, Melen Agcolicol, and Tournament Chairperson William Ruidas at the Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament.
Photo courtesy Basilia Evangelista

Fil-Am Voice editor Tante Urban with his tennis gang.
Photo courtesy Tante Urban

The Easter Salubong at Christ the King Catholic Church begins with a procession.
Photo: Paul Madriaga Pigao

Willie K, Arnel Pineda, Jesse Alpuro, Kristyn Alpuro and Lyn Alpuro at the Journey concert February 28 at the MACC.
Photo courtesy Lyn Adzuara Alpuro