Sakada Offspring

Sakada Offspring

Benjamin M. Acob Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy Benjamin Acob American author, salesman, and motivational speaker Hilary Hinton “Zig” Ziglar once said “Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have,...

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Sakada Offspring

Anita E. Sagayaga Fernandez Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy Anita Fernandez Can you imagine how a mother and a father feel when they say good bye to their five sons to go to an unknown place not knowing if...

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Sakada Offspring

Roderic “Rod” Antone Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy Rod Antone The majority of the Sakadas who came from the Philippines to work in the sugarcane and pineapple plantations were from the Ilocos regions (northern part of the Philippines—Luzon). In...

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Sakada Offspring

Vanessa Joy Viloria Baldos Domingo Editor’s Note: Many on The Fil-Am Voice staff have connections to Sakadas and the plantations. Although we generally hate to be the subject of the articles/ columns, this is the eighth in a series focusing...

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Sakada Offspring

Carmen Ann Felipe Stuart Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy Carmen Felipe Stuart Most if not all of the Sakadas who came to Hawai‘i to work in the sugar and pineapple plantations had dreams of finding a better life for...

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Sakada Offspring

Agnes Premia Ulnagan Macadangdang Hayashi Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy Agnes Macadangdang Hayashi “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” This quotation by Melody Beattie, an American author is so...

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