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It’s Fiesta Time…

Filipinos are a religious bunch. After the Easter celebration in the spring, Filipinos gather in their hometown for their town fiesta–usually on the feast of the town’s patron saint. Folks from the city or ili, return back to their barrio...

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Kalooban: The Filipino in Spirit and in Religion

With the beginning of the liturgical season of Lent on Ash Wednesday, which this year is on March 1, and then the celebration of the Solemnity of Easter on April 16, religion will play a large role this month and...

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Mario Ramil: A Justice for the People

Celebrating the Life of Associate Justice Mario Ramil, June 21, 1946–January 30, 2017 Humble. Extraordinary. Brilliant. Mentor. A great friend. A true public servant. Just some of the words that friends, government officials, and those in the legal community used...

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Pau Hana

In plantation lingo, the end of the work day. But for the 675 employees of Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company (HC&S), Alexander & Baldwin’s announcement on January 6, 2016 that it was shutting down its Pu‘unënë mill and farm operations...

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Filipinos Eye Increased Political Clout As Fastest Growing Segment of Hawai‘i Population

Filipinos are the fastest growing ethnic minority in Hawai‘i, due to continuous immigration from the Philippines and high birth rates in the Filipino community. The 2010 census showed that Filipinos surpassed Japanese as Hawai‘i’s largest ethnic group. In 2000 they...

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