Dinengdeng and Pinakbet

Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

During the Yale of Ramirez and Kavanaugh… Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Photos courtesy of Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran I went to Yale. At my age, I don’t really talk about it much. Admittedly, I only applied to some colleges outside of the...

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Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Them was the days. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Photos courtesy of Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Some of my mother’s friends were surprised not to see my name on the Primary Election ballot. While I have been campaigning every two years since 2010,...

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Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Is winning the Filipino vote important in putting Filipinos into government—musings from the experienced legistlator. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran Photos courtesy of Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran I’m the only Filipino legislator in the Maui delegation. In the just completed 29th Legislature, there...

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Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Are all my attitudes about our islands truly colored by foolish nostalgia? Not actually, I still find merit in things past. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran I’ve just discovered I’m a charter member of MAUI YESTERDAY. All my attitudes about our islands...

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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...

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Key legislators in key positions: knowing what they’ve accomplished is important while making a descision on your vote in our upcoming elections.

When Bob Nakasone passed in the winter of 2008, shortly after winning another term as the House of Representatives member for Kahului-Pā‘ia, Maui lost one of its great appropriators. For much of his tenure in the State House, Rep. Nakasone...

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