Aug 27, 2016

Panangibayog ti Bandera ti Filipinas iti County Building ti Maui no Oktubre 3, 2016 a kas pormal a rugi ti Fil-Am History Month

[Nabulod ti ladawan iti Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce]

Act 15 (2008), designates October as Filipino-American History Month throughout the State of Hawaii “to commemorate the contributions of Filipino-Americans to the history and heritage of Hawaii and the United States.” 

Part of the month-long celebration, there will be a Philippine flag raising ceremony at the County Maui Building on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 at 10 a.m.

This event is the kick off for this year's festival at the Maui Mall. Now in its sixth year, the Festival is a family event that promotes and perpetuates the Filipino culture. This year, the festival will commemorate the last sugar plantation in Hawaii. 

The Festival is presented annually by the Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Mahalo! 

We hope you can join us.

Aug 10, 2016

Dagiti kayatna met a tumulong/agbulontario ti pannakaisagana/preperasion iti mapaspasangasangan a Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival no Oktubre, dikay agalumiim nga umasideg wenno tumawag kadagiti mangidadaulo iti daytoy a parambak. Bayaniha laeng ti kasapulan, Appo!


[Nabulod laeng ti ladawan iti Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce]

INTERESTED IN HELPING OUT WITH THE MAUI FIL-AM HERITAGE FESTIVAL? Join the committee! We are meeting on Friday, Aug. 12 5:30 p.m. at Sabado Studios in Wailuku. For inquiries, contact Jake Belmonte, Festival Chair at 283-6358 or Co-Chairs Christine Sabado, 205-2809 or Yuki Lei Sugimura, 870-8047.

For the information on how to support: http://www.mauifilipinochamber.com/festival/

Sugar Operators Support Task Force Yvie PetersonMadame Donut Maui Mall Kaana Kitchen At Andaz Wailea Tante's Island Cuisine

ne, dagitay pada a filipino a kayatna ti agboluntario, aguni-unikayo, appo!

[Nabulod ti ladawan iti Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce]
DO YOU KNOW ANYONE INTERESTED?
The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce is looking for a volunteer intern to help the organization with membership information management, helping setup business development events and providing support to its committees.

The volunteer intern shall report to the President, and receive instruction on assistance required by committee chairs. Hourly requirement shall benegotiated for academic credit requirements. No monetary compensation shall be provided.

Responsibilities would include:
• Management of membership information, mailing out communication.
• Basic research as instructed.
• Additional responsibilities in other areas of communications may include writing, traditional and digital media, web management (training will be provided).

Qualifications:
• Must have outstanding written and oral communication skills.
• Working knowledge with MS Office and internet research skills are required.
• Basic organizing and events management skills such as ability to coordinate people, manage registrations, ticket sales.

A one or two-page writing sample is required.
Preferred skills include creating visual graphics using computer software or mobile phone applications, knowledge of WordPress content management system and various social media platforms.

Applicants may be called for an interview. Applications must be submitted to info@mauifilipinochamber.com and must be addressed to Kit Zulueta, president. For questions, call (808) 291-9407. Download application form:http://www.mauifilipinochamber.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Internship-Application.pdf

Jun 13, 2016

Bantay Association awards 5 scholarships to graduates



MAUI, Hawaii- The Bantay Association of Maui Scholarship program,
under the leadership of Flor Cardenas, presented five $700 scholarships
to high school graduates.

This year's recipients were honored at their high school's award night.

Baldwin High School graduate Aleksander Grant Paet, son of Roger
and MaryJane Paet of Wailuku, plans to attend the University of Colorado
and major in mechanical engineering.

Baldwin graduate Kylor Sparks, son of Nathan Sparks and Juliet Cortez
of Wailuku, plans to attend University of Hawaii Maui College and major
in business.

Three Maui High School graduates also received scholarships.

Tara Ann Marie Pacubas, daughter of Roland and Maria Carmela Pacubas
of Kahului, plans to attend the University of Hawaii at Manoa and major
in biological engineering.

Kyryss Kimberly Pastor, daughter of Emmanuel and Corazon Pastor
of Kahului, plans to attend UH-Maui College and major in nursing.

Justin Teano, son of Jun and Shirley Teano of Kahului, plans to attend
the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and major in accounting.

[source: Maui News]

May 28, 2016

GINTONG PAMANA: Dagiti Napili nga Umawat iti Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Awards Scholarships




WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce Foundation announces its 2016 scholarship recipients.
The Foundation will award scholarships to 14 graduating High School seniors and one student from the University of Hawaii Maui College Maui Culinary Academy.
“The scholars are all outstanding, having excelled academically and in extra-curricular community activities,” said Kit Zulueta, president of the Foundation. “We thank our partners and those who helped us raise funds from our golf tournament last month for allowing this to happen.”
The 2016 scholars are:
  • Charwin Kenneth ANDAYA will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. Andaya will major in Kinesiology at University of Hawaii at Manoa. He was graduated from Maui HS and is the son of Charwin Ganosa and Eden Andaya.
  • Sherylynne ANDRADA will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. Andrada will major in Biology at University of Hawaii at Manoa. She was graduated from Maui HS and is the daughter of Manuel Andrada and Florgieli Andrada.
  • Jamie ADVINCULA will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation/San Juan Mayor Guia Gomez Scholarship Scholarship. Advincula will major in Business-Entrepreneurship/Marketing at Brown University. She was graduated from Maui Preparatory Academy and is the daughter of Juan Advincula and Dominga Advincula.
  • Alssie Marie Jean CASAYURAN will receive the $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation/Maui Cozy Island Dental Scholarship. Casayuran will major in Biology at Pacific University. She was graduated from Maui HS and is the daughter of Alfonso Casayuran, Jr. and Jessebel Dolores Pajela Casayuran.
  • Thomas Takeo Macadangdang HAYASHI will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. Hayashi will major in Environmental Science, Philosophy at Santa Clara University. He was graduated from Seabury Hall and is the son of Duane Takeo Hayashi and Agnes Macadangdang Hayashi.
  • Kaylee K. HARMON will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. Harmon will major in Business Management at Western Oregon University. She was graduated from Lahainaluna HS and is the daughter of Dennis Harmon and Michelle Harmon.
  • Alyssa HERNANDEZ SUMIBCAY will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation. Hernandez Sumibcay will major in Nursing at University of Hawaii at Manoa. She was graduated from H.P. Baldwin HS and is the daughter of Joroel Sumibcay and Michaelline Hernandez.
  • Micah LEVAL will receive the $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation/Richard Caldito, Sr. Scholarship. Leval will major in Political Economy at University of Hawaii at Manoa. He was graduated from St. Anthony Junior-Senior HS and is the son of Randal Leval and Joni Leval.
  • Nicole Kirsten Supnet NEILSON will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. Neilson will major in Business at Saint Martin’s University. She was graduated from St. Anthony Junior-Senior HS and is the daughter of Ray Neilson and Sarah Neilson.
  • Dean OMURA will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. Omura will major in Mechanical Engineering at University of Portland. He was graduated from Lahainaluna HS and is the son of Ulrich Okura Kirkegaard and Nelde Okura Kirkegaard.
  • Tara-Ann Marie PACUBAS will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation/San Juan Mayor Guia Gomez Scholarship. Pacubas will major in Biological Engineering at University of Hawaii at Manoa. She was graduated from Maui HS and is the daughter of Roland Pacubas and Maria Carmela Pacubas.
  • Althea Mae Kaohu R. PITTMAN will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. Pittman will major in Computer Science at University of Hawaii at Manoa. She was graduated from H.P. Baldwin HS and is the daughter of Jeffrey Craig Pittman and Josie Rabang Pittman.
  • Joshua Kainoa Pulmano SCHWARTZLOW will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. Schwartzlow will major in Major at Saint Martin’s University. He was graduated from St. Anthony Junior-Senior HS and is the son of Karl Schwartzlow and Ailene Schwartzlow.
  • Alyssa Michiko YOSHIMURA will receive the $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation/Antonio Fartan Ayson Family Scholarship. Yoshimura will major in Education at University of Portland. She was graduated from Maui HS and is the daughter of Gary Yoshimura and Michele Yoshimura.
  • Jayford AGBAYANI will receive the $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation/Maui Culinary Academy Scholarship. Agbayani has been enrolled in the Maui Culinary Arts Academy since the Fall 2015 semester. He graduated from Ilocos Norte College of Arts and Trades in the Philippines in 2005.
The scholarships will be officially presented at the Maui Filipino Chamber’s annual Gintong Pamana Leadership & Scholarship Awards on June 16, 5:30 p.m. at the Maui Beach Hotel. For more information, emailinfo@mauifilipinochamber.com or visit www.mauifilipinochamber.com.
The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawai`i Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, is the charitable and educational arm of the Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce. The Maui Filipino Chamber was established in 1994 and its mission is to promote, represent and advocate the interests of the business community in the County of Maui. The Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation’s events include seminars and workshops, awarding of scholarships, the annual scholarship golf tournament, and the Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival®.

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