Sakada Offspring

Shirley Siores Evangelista

Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy of Shirley Evangelista Like our Sakada fathers, grandfathers, and great grandfathers before us, we, second or third generations Filipino-Americans also have many stories to share and tell regarding our challenges, frustrations, and successes as...

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Gregory Torricer Peros

Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy of Peros ‘Ohana Author Charles B. Rangel once said: “Veterans are a symbol of what makes our nation great, and we must never forget all they have done to ensure our freedom… Honoring the...

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Madelyne Genevive Ramos Pascua

One of Maui’s multi-talented individuals is Madelyne Pascua. She was born on July 17, 1964 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines to Leticia and Leonardo Pascua. Unfortunately, Leonardo died from a tragic accident in 1963 when Leticia was three months pregnant...

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Angelina Ribao Agustin Saiki

As we all get older, it’s inevitable that we will need more care. Some of us will need short term or long term care. Here in Hawai‘i, specifically Maui, we are very fortunate to have care facilities like Hale Makua...

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Donna Domingo

Lucy Peros Labor Day is just weeks away and in Hawai‘i, Filipinos have always been at the forefront of the organized labor movement, beginning with Pablo Manlapit, who organized the first Filipino labor union in 1911. The ethnic labor unions...

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Sakada Offspring

Iola Yolanda Caldito Balubar Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy of the Caldito Balubar ‘Ohana Well-known Kumu Hula who has taught the art of hula dancing to keiki (young children) and adults alike for forty-four years on Maui is none...

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