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It’s A Tall Order, But Immigration Reform Could Finally Become Law

by Edwin QuinaboFor well over two decades, a comprehensive immigration reform bill has failed to pass.From George W. Bush to Barack Obama, both chambers of...

BOOK REVIEW: Filipina 1

by Rose ChurmaThe month of March is designated as International Women’s Month, and to acknowledge this, we are featuring an anthology published close to 40...

Filipino-Americans Demand Answers And Justice to the Police Killing of Angelo Quinto

“Please don’t kill me.”“Please don’t kill me” -- these were the last few words that Angelo Quinto said before being forced to the ground and...

Pandemic: Burial Rites the Corona Way!

by Elpidio EstiokoAre we burying our dead the traditional way during the pandemic? What must be done to respect tradition and keep people safe during...

#ChooseToChallenge Women

For this year’s International Women’s Day, the campaign theme #ChooseToChallenge urges everyone, regardless of gender, to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. The...

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BOOK REVIEW: Filipina 1

by Rose ChurmaThe month of March is designated as International Women’s Month, and to acknowledge this, we are featuring an anthology published close to 40...

BOOK REVIEW: FOR THE PEOPLE, WITH THE PEOPLE — Developing Social Enterprises in the Philippines

by Rose ChurmaLast February 4, a Hawaii-based non-profit, the Hawaii-Philippines Business and Economic Council, hosted a talk-story on social entrepreneurship. One of the panelists was Al...

Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Releases Pulse of Business Survey Results

by Jim Bea SampagaTwo in three Hawaii businesses are experiencing severe declines in revenues, according to a recent survey by Hawaii Chamber of Commerce in...

2020 And Its Contagious Lessons

Philippine Medical Association of Hawaii President Dr. Marel Ver (right) with member Jasmine Padamada (left). by Hieu Phung Nguyen2021 is a whole new and exciting...

What You Need to Know to Start Your Own Business in Hawaii

by Thea Lautner The last couple of months have been quite challenging for small businesses due to the ongoing health crisis. In fact, even programs such...

BOOK REVIEW: Ang Kagila-gilalas na Pakikipagsapalaran ni ZSAZSA ZATURNNAH

by Rose ChurmaThis is one of the “grafiction” that Carlo Vergara has created—a term he uses for graphic fiction, or for baby-boomers like me—comics.It has...