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Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

I sometimes refer to myself sardonically as an F.B.I. But in this age where tribalism may be defining much of the resurging cultural wars, I have to admit that I’ve grown up both fiercely connected to my Filipino roots yet...

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How To Protect Your Loved Ones from Elder Financial Abuse

Could someone you love be a victim of elder financial abuse? Each year, seniors lose over $36 billion to elder financial abuse and more than a third of seniors are affected by financial abuse in any five year period, according...

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Food, Food, and More Food

it’s not easy to be a judge of Filipino cuisine! Did you attend the Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival® last month? It was so much fun wasn’t it? If you missed it, make sure you attend next year’s Festival as it...

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Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

All photos courtesy of Gil S.C. Keith-Agaran This Sakada Offspring is one of those legislators from Maui who is considered “quiet but effective.” Sen. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran represents Senate District 5 which includes the Central Maui communities of Kahului, Pu‘unēnē,...

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What Do You Think…

is your favorite “Teleserye” and what about it makes it so compelling for you? In our humble opinion, drama in the Philippines began with Doctor Jose Rizal’s book, Noli Me Tangere where the dashing Crisostomo Ibarra returns home to find...

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Ating Kabuhayan

I have always liked history. In fact, the genre of books, both print and online, are histories, biographies and historical novels. Perhaps it’s about who I am, as an individual, in that I love to be with and know about...

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