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Senior Projects at Maui High School

Maui High School is the only high school on Maui that requires all of its graduating seniors to complete a Senior Project. Senior Project involves a proposal that needs to be approved and signed by Ti’a Joaquin, the Curriculum Coordinator....

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Losing Weight: A Journey

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is “How do I lose weight?” Well, we all have heard of a million and one ways to shed those unwanted pounds and reveal the six-pack hiding behind the insulating layer....

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Potential Retirement Obstacles

What you get out of tomorrow depends on what you put into it today—and how you handle any bumps along the way. So while you’re keeping one eye on that retirement prize, make sure to keep the other on the...

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Palengke

Maui’s “Farmers’ Market” Smorgasbord Do you like going to farmers’ markets? I do! It reminds me of palengke. I have many warm memories of Nanay (my mom) and I going to palengke back in the Philippines. Palengke is the Tagalog...

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What’s In Your Kau Kau Tin?

Kau Kau means “eat” in Hawaiian. Plantation workers carried their lunch into the sugarcane or pineapple plantation fields in a double-decker “tin” with an arched wooden handle. In the past, the tins were made of aluminum. Today, they are made...

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Emmanuel Alegre Baltazar

This month’s featured Sakada Offspring is a man of great integrity, a community leader, as well as a dedicated church leader: Emmanuel Alegre Baltazar. Emmanuel “Manny” Alegre Baltazar was born on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 1974 in Cabaroan Laud,...

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