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Dinengdeng & Pinakbet

Delivering the Keynote Address Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran | Photos courtesy Keith-Agaran I still dread providing keynote remarks at large gatherings. I’ve heard great speakers—the semi-professional toastmaster-trained ones who seem to enjoy being up at the podium and move seamlessly from...

Google Is Not Everything…

Our Renewed Appreciation for Healthcare Workers Brooklyn Jones | Maui High School, Class of 2022 One good thing that came from the COVID pandemic was a renewed appreciation for healthcare workers and the people in the medical field. After all,...

Iti Salun-At Yo

How to Combat the Stress and Burnout of the Pandemic Errol Buntuyan, M.D., FAAFP With the end of the mask mandate and the Hawai‘i Safe Travels program, it seems much of life is back to a new normal. We are...

Kwento Kwentuhan

Two Cultures, One Heart Liza A Pierce of “A Maui Blog” I am originally from the Philippines. I was born in Manila and both my parents are Filipinos. There is no doubt, I am Filipino. I came to Maui in...

Let’s Talk Pinoy!

We celebrate Mother’s Day this month. Let’s wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all the Nanay, Inang, Inay, Yena, Ima, especially to my mom Dolly Butay. Happy Mother’s Day to my sisters Daisy, Dianne and Debbie and to my daughter...

Sakada Offspring

Leila Cielo Sinfuego Huynh Lucy Peros | All photos courtesy Sinfuego Huynh ‘Ohana American author/writer Ruth Goode said, “Grandparents are always being told that they are living history to their grandchildren, that they give the children the reassurance of their...

Ti Biag Ken Pammati

Divine Mercy Sunday: First Sunday After Easter Deacon Patrick Constantino | Photos courtesy Dcn. Patrick Constantino A reading from the Holy Gospel according to John (20:19-31). On the evening of the first day of the week, when the doors were...

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Community... in action

Compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. Binhi At Ani Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center is now open for events inside the Center. Including the cleaning fee, the Center can be rented from...

Community... in action

Compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. Binhi At Ani Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center is now open for events inside the Center. Including the cleaning fee, the Center can be rented from...

Community... in action

Compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation Leaders of the Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation met with Mayor Michael Victorino to give him a tour of the recently completed renovations and...

Community... in action

Compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com Binhi At Ani Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center is now open for events inside the Center. There are protocols to follow. The office is open on...

Community... in action

Compiled by Assistant Editor Alfredo G. Evangelista. Send your community briefs to info@filamvoice.com. Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation The Bahay Kubo Heritage Foundation will host Mayor Michael Victorino in late January 2022 to give him an update of the completion of...

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We remember … We honor …

We remember … We honor … Historians remind us all the Civil War which ended in 1865 claimed more lives than any conflict in U.S. history and required the establishment of the first national cemetery. Citizens then began holding tributes to these...

Significance of Easter

Significance of Easter Making a Difference … For many around the world, April is a particularly important month. Easter comes in April this year and is the most celebrated holiday for Christians. It is a special and joyous occasion because...

We All Need a Little Encouragement

We All Need a Little Encouragement Every one of us has more than one memory of a specific time when we have felt hopeless, helpless, and at the brink, ready to give up on our dreams and worst of all,...

Electing Good Leaders is Essential …

Electing Good Leaders is Essential … Leadership matters. Voting, especially during this year’s election is our sacred duty as citizens. Our democratic process requires participation of thoughtful, serious and engaged citizens whose vote determines who will be our leaders at...

New Year’s Resolution’s

New Year’s Resolution’s Making New Year’s resolution’s is easy … Sticking with it is hard … “Why?” we ask ourselves, as we contemplate the creation of our New Year’s Resolutions which always seems to be a terrific way to start a new...