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My Voice as Miss Maui Filipina: Be Empowered

My Voice as Miss Maui Filipina: Be Empowered Editor’s note: The Fil-Am Voice welcomes our newest writer, Vanessa Joy Baldos. A rush of emotions run through me. Excitement. Nervousness. Listening to the crowd, I feel the anticipation between my pageant...

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Celebrating Talent, Beauty and Scholarship … The Miss Maui Filipina Scholarship Pageant

Celebrating Talent, Beauty and Scholarship … The Miss Maui Filipina Scholarship Pageant “And the Miss Maui Filipina is … ” To date, almost seventy females on Maui have worn the crown of Miss Maui Filipina. (See list on page 13.) And...

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Risk & Reward

On The Air with Cecille and Rey Piros Alfredo G. Evangelista | Assistant Editor All Photos: Alfredo Evangelista Agriingkayon karruyba or “Wake up neighbors” were the first words spoken live on the air at KPMW FM on July 20, 1994,...

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Minimal Lawmaking: A Challenging 2019 Regular Session

Minimal Lawmaking: A Challenging 2019 Regular Session All politics is local. Based on that timeworn adage, the 2019 Regular Session provided more localized victories than statewide successes for the neighbor island delegations. With the Council on Revenues reducing projections of...

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2019 Gintong Pamana Leadership Awardees Announced

2019 Gintong Pamana Leadership Awardees Announced The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its annual Gintong Pamana Leadership Awards, which will be held on Wednesday, June 12 at the Maui Beach Hotel. The awards, which started...

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Get Ready to Celebrate the 50th Annual Barrio Fiesta!

Get Ready to Celebrate the 50th Annual Barrio Fiesta! May 24 and May 25 at Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center Every year since 1970, Maui’s Filipino community has come together to host a Barrio Fiesta. 2019 will be the...

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