Columns

Virginia “Virgie” Dagdag Cantorna, PsyD

An ambitious, successful, talented Filipina psychologist, Dr. Virginia Dagdag Cantorna is within our midst. She is the daughter of 1946 Sakada Ramon Calibuso Dagdag and his wife Valeriana Donia Dagdag, who emigrated from Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Born on New Year’s...

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What Do You Think…

of the corruption problem in the Philippines? Over the years, elected officials, appointed government officials, and even members of the judiciary have all been accused of corruption. Recently, Andy Bautista, Jr., Chairman of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in the...

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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. The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce Foundation awarded thirteen $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors at...

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Ating Kabuhayan

Aunty Pilahi Paki, an acknowledged “keeper of the secrets of Hawai‘i” famously defined in 1970, a deeper understanding of the “Meaning of Aloha,” by ascribing a Hawaiian Value to each letter of the word ALOHA:A meaning Akahai, which is kindness; to be expressed...

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The Business of Eating

Driven by travel and tourism, Hawai‘i’s hospitality industry remains steady and strong. The diverse foods rooted from the plantation era have now become one of the reasons travelers love the Aloha State. Other than the natural beauty of Hawai‘i, the...

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Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

My House colleague Isaac Choy and I started at the legislature together in 2009. He won election to a vacant seat in November 2008. I was appointed to the Kahului seat when longtime Maui Representative Bob Nakasone passed away. There...

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