Oct 1, 2017

Oktubre: Malagip ti Pakasaritaan ti Filipino-Americans

[Nabulod ti ladawan a naaramat]


Apay a Filipino-Americans?
Amerikano dagitoy a Filipino-Americans nga aggapu iti Filipinas.

Ti komunidad dagiti Filipino-Americans wenno Fil-Ams iti ababa a pannao, ti maikadua a kadakkelan a bilang ti subgroup Asean Americans ken kadakkelan a bilang ti Southeast Asean American group. Kasta met a dagiti Filipino-Americans ti kadakkelan a bilang ti grupo dagiti Overseas Filipinos.

Idi tawen 2007, addan mapattapatta nga uppat a milion, wenno 1.5% iti komunidad ti Filipino-Americans ti populasion iti Estados Unidos. Nasurok a kagudua iti komunidad ti naturalized wenno Amercian-born, idinto a dagiti nabatbati ket Filipino nationals wenno dual citizens nga agpada a makipagili iti Filipinas ken Estados Unidos.

Ti komunidad dagiti Filipino-Americans ti maikadua a kadakkelan a bilang ti "Asian Americans" ken kadakkelan a bilang ti grupo ti "Southeast Asean Americans." Mapapati pay a dagiti Filipino-Americans ti kadakkelan a subgroup iti "Overseas Filipinos."


Panangibanag
Naestablisar wenno nabangon ti umuna a Filipino settlement iti North America idi tawen 1763 iti St. Malo, Louisiana. Naibanag dagiti dadduma ti bayous of Louisiana a kadua wenno katipon ti Manila Village kas kadakkelan a bilang iti Barataria Bay.

Nupay kasta, naaramid ti mass migration iti naud-udi a paset ti maika-sangapulo ket siam a siglo idi agkasapulan unay iti trabahador ti plantasion ti Hawaii ken kataltalonan ti California, naawis ti rinibribu a trabahador-- kaaduan ti lallaki. Gapu iti pa nakaisina ken napuersa ti segregasion [wenno nailasinda iti sabali a puli], dagitoy a migrante ti nangbangon ti umuna a "Little Manilas" iti maysa a lugar ti siudad.

Saan a kas kadagiti dadduma nga Asean Americans, kas iti Tsino ken Vietnamese, gagangay nga agduyos ken ibanagda ti makuna a kaugalian nga aramid, agbiag a normal iti komunidad, kaaduan kadakuada ti nagtaeng iti nangato ti bilangna a populasion iti komunidad.

Iti lugar a nangato ti bilangna a populasion dagiti Filipinos, masansan a mangbukel wenno mangbangon dagiti Fil-Ams iti organisasion- ti gagemna, tapno agtalinaed ti panagsisinnakit dagiti Filipinos iti dayta lugar, kayatna a sawen, "maysa a pamilia," a daytoy ket kangrunaan nga maar-aramid iti kultura ni Filipino. 


Urnosen dagitoy nagduduma nga organisasion dagiti pasken nangruna no maipanggep iti panagur-or ti pundo nga agserbi iti programa wenno aktibidad ti organisasion. Nupay kaaduan kadagitoy a pasken ket atendaran dagiti Filipinos, dagitoy nga asosiasion ket paset laeng ti aginaldaw a panagbiag dagiti Fil-Ams.

Kaaduan a pakasarakan dagitoy nga asosasion wenno organisasion ket iti estado ti California ti Mainland ken iti isla ti Hawaii. Sumagmamano kadagitoy a komunidad dagiti Filipinos ti nagbangon met wenno nagestablisar iti "Little Manilas," lugar a sibiko ken distrito dagiti negosiante para iti komunidad dagiti Filipino-Americans.

Iti tawen 2008, maysa kadagiti uppat a Filipino-Americans ti agduyos a mapan iti Southern California tapno agnaed sadiay. Maipagarup nga addaan ti bilang dagitoy a Fil-Ams iti California iti nasurok a maysa a milion. 


Ti Greater Los Angeles ti makuna a taeng ti kaaduan a Filipino-Americans
nga addaan iti bilang nga 370,000. Iti laengen Los Angeles County, agarup 262,000 ti bilang dagiti Filipinos, kangrunaan a pakasarakan ti kasta a bilang ti single county iti Estados Unidos. 


Iti siudad ti Los Angeles, iti Westlake ti makuna a Historic Filipino town. Ti San Diego County ti maikadua a pakasarakan kadagiti Filipinos, nganngani 200,000 ti bilangda. Ti San Diego County laeng iti metropolitan area ti US ti kadakkelan nga Asean American nationality a buklen dagiti Filipinos. Adda maysa a paset ti California State Route 54 iti San Diego ti opisial a napanaganan iti "Filipino-American Highway," kas pagdayaw iti Filipino-American Community.

Uray iti San Francisco, California, dakkel met ti bilang dagiti Filipino-Americans iti komunidad, idinto a madlaw ken makita ti panagdakkel ti bilang ti populasion dagiti Filipinos iti lugar kas ti Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Washington D.C ken Seattle. Iti intero nga estado ti Hawaii, adda populasion dagiti Filipinos nga 275,00 wenno nasursurok pay.

Taeng ti agarup 215,000 a bilang dagiti Filipinos ti New York. Nagbalinen a tradision iti tinawen a pannakaangay ti Philippine Independence Day Parade iti umuna a Domingo ti bulan ti Hunio, iti Madison Avenue. Okuparan ti pasken ti nganngani 27 a nagkorosan ti kalsada iti siudad, karaman ti nasurok a tallo nga oras a parada ken ti agmalmalem nga street fair ken cultural performances.



Ti Education
Maibilang dagiti Filipino-Americans ti nakagun-od iti nangato ti edukasionna iti Estados Unidos. Iti kaudian a panagsangpet dagiti Filipinos, isuda ti nagsupusop ti pagkurangan ti edukasion, healthcare ken information technology iti Estados Unidos.

Edukasion a Nagun-od basar iti 2004 (Porsiento iti Populasion 25 ken agpangato)

Bilang ti Nagturpos iti High School ti Filipinas nga adda iti Estados Unidos: 90.2% , ti Bachelor's Degree- 47.9%; ti Tsina- 80.8% ken 50.2%; ti Hapon-93.4% ken 43.7% ken ti pagilian a Korea-90.2% ken 50.8%. Ti total a populasion dagitoy iti Estados Unidos- 83.9% iti highs school graduates ken 27.0% iti Bachelor's degree.

Iti California, kaaduan dagiti Fil-Ams ti nagturpos manipud iti kolehio no idasig kadagiti Asean Americans. Gapu iti napigsa nga impluensia ti America iti sistema ti edukasion iti Filipinas, dakkel ti bentahe dagiti immun-una a Filipino immigrants tapno makagun-od iti professional licensure iti Estados Unidos.

Iti panagadal nga insayangkat ti American Medical Association, dagiti nasanay a Filipino a mangngagas ti mangbukel iti sumaruno a kadakkelan a grupo ti foreign-trained physicians iti Estados Unidos [agarup 20,861 ti bilang wenno 8.7% iti amin a practicing international medical graduates iti US. 


Kannayonna, dagiti dentista a Fil-Ams a nagsanay iti Filipinas ti maibilang a maikadua met a kadakkelan a grupo ti foreign-trained dentists iti US. 

Iti impablaak nga artikulo ti Journal of American Dental Association, adda 11% ti amin a foreign-trained dentists a lisensiado iti Estados Unidos ket naggapu iti pagilian a Filipinas; ti pagilian nga India ti umuna iti ranggo nga addaan iti 25.8% iti amin a foreign-trained dentists. 

Iti biang ti salun-at ken sabsabali pay a trabaho ti health professionals kas iti nursing, physical therapy, radiologic technology ken medical technology, sinerrek payen dagiti Fil-Ams ken Filipino immigrants daytoy a trabaho.

Agawat pay ti pageskuelaan ti Amerika kadagiti highly-calibrated a mangisursuro ken instruktor a Filipinos.


Imigrasion
Agtalinaed a dagiti Filipinos ti maysa kadagiti kadakkelan iti bilang ti grupo ti imigrasion a nagturong iti Estados Unidos nga addaan iti 80,000 a bilang iti tunggal tawen. Agarup 75% ti bilang dagiti maesponsor wenno mapetisionan a kameng ti pamilia wenno kaasitgan a kabagian ti American citizens, idinto a dagiti sabsabali ket employment-oriented. 


Mayorya kadagitoy a bilang ti mapetisionan ti agturong iti California, sarunoen ti Hawaii, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Washington, Floridam Louisiana, Texas, Colorado, Nevada, Alaska, Maryland ken Virginia.

Napadasan met dagiti Filipinos ti nabayag a pannakaited kadakuada ti visa. Adda pagannurotan ti United States Citizenship and Immigration Services [USCIS] nga agited iti visas kadagiti saan a makipagili a kameng ti pamilia ti maysa a US cititizens, katipon ti preperensia maibasar iti kaasideg ti mapetisionan ti agpetision. Mabayag met ti panaguray wenno pannakaugag ti nagan dagiti dadduma a non-citizen a kabagian ti US citizen ti naganda iti imigrasion.



Dual Citizenship
Kas resulta ti pannakaipasa ti Philippines Republic Act No. 9225, wenno maawagan pay iti "Citizenship Retention and Re-Aquisition Act of 2003," mabalin a pilien ti Filipino-Americans ti dual citizenship iti agpada nga Estados Unidos ken Filipinas. Ingunamgunam a kiniddaw dagiti Overseas workers ken ni dati Presidente Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo daytoy a paglintegan tapno makipasetda nga agbotos ti aniaman nga eleksion iti Filipinas

Idi tawen 2004, agarup 6,000 a tattao ti nagbalin a dual citizens ti Filipinas ken Estados Unidos. Naguyugoy daytoy nga akta ti adu a Fil-Ams tapno agpuonan iti Filipinas- gumagatang iti lote, agbotos iti eleksion iti Filipinas , agretiro ken makipartisipar iti panangitandudo ti bandera ti Filipinas.


Dagiti Selebrasion
Kaugalianen dagiti Fil-Ams a rambakan ti maysa a pasken wenno okasion kas iti buniag, panagkasangay, pamunpon, naisangsangayan nga aldaw wenno pakasar. Dagitoy a selebrasion ket kabuyogna ti dakkel a padaya kas nagbalinen a tradision dagiti Filipinos- adda dita ti nagduduma a potahe kas iti adobo, lumpia, pancit, lechon ken tinuno nga ikan. 


Kadagiti Ilocano, saan a malipatan ti pinapaitan. Maidasar met ti mainum a San Miguel Beer, Ginebra San Miguel Gin, La Tondena Rum, Matador Brandy, Emperador Brandy, Lambanog, Tuba, Basi ken Arak ti basi.

Iti komunidad dagiti Fil-Ams, kaay-ayoda dagiti selebrasion nga adda pakainaigan iti kulturatayo a Filipino. Maipabuya dagitoy iti porma ti fiesta, street affairs ken parada. Kaaduan a selebrasion ti marambakan iti bulan ti Mayo bayat ti Asean Pacific American Heritage Month, Flores De Mayo, Barrio Fiesta, wenno Oktubre a Fil-Ams History Month, kdpy.*

Sep 30, 2017

Oktubre 2, Panangrugi ti Filipino-American History Month



[Nabulod ti ladawan a naaramat iti Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce]


To kick off the month of October as Filipino-American History Month
[Act 15, 2008], there will be a Philippine Flag Raising Ceremony
at the County Building on Monday, October 2, beginning at 10 AM.

After the flag raising ceremony, there will be a short program
including entertainment and food tasting [free] of the Filipino food
that will be available at the 2017 Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival
on Saturday, October 21 at Queen Kaahumanu Center.




Sep 16, 2017

Maangay ti Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival [Fil-Am History Month] no Oktubre 21, 2017 iti QKC, Kahului

[Nabulod ti ladawan iti Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce]



THE 2017 edition of the Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival
will be held on Saturday, October 21 from 10 AM
to 3 PM at the Queen Kaahumanu Center in Kahului, Maui.
The Festival celebrates Filipino-American History Month [October]
and this year's edition will feature Filipino Restaurants
selling Filipino food; Maui businesses; Back to back entertainment featuring
Filipino dances, songs, and music; and special events including The Master
P-Noy Chef Cook-Off., The Speedy balut eating Contest, The P-Noy Artist
Contest, The Any Kine Adobo Contest, The We Got History Exibiti, The Oh Wow!
Parol Making Contest, Polovorn Challenge: Eat & Tweet, Pabitin
at the Fest!, Your Name in Baybayin and more!



Jul 1, 2017

Jun 7, 2017

Nabara a Kablaaw Kadakayo, Eskolar!

[Nabulod ti ladawan iti MFCC]


MAUI FILIPINO CHAMBER FOUNDATION AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS
WAILUKU, Hawaii - The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce Foundation announces its 2017 scholarship recipients.

The Foundation will award scholarships to thirteen members of the Class of 2017.
“Each of the scholars excelled academically, received numerous awards, and are very active in our community. They are a shining example of Maui’s future. We congratulate them and look forward to their continued success,” said Sharon Zalsos, president of the Foundation.
 “Thanks to the success of our Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament under the chairmanship of Bill Ruidas and our many community partners for raising the necessary funds to award these scholarships,” said Richard Minatoya, chairperson of the Foundation’s Scholarship Committee.

The 2017 scholars are:
Alenette BALLESTEROS will receive the $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation/Richard Caldito, Sr. Scholarship. Ballesteros will major in Political Science at Brown University. She was graduated from King Kekaulike High School and was one of the school’s Valedictorians. She is the daughter of Alex Ballesteros and Elene Ballesteros.

Jett BOLUSAN will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. Bolusan will major in Mechanical Engineering at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He was graduated fromMaui High School and was one of the school’s Valedictorians. He is the son of Hector Bolusan and Agnes Bolusan.

Courtney CADIZ will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. Cadiz will major in Computer Science at University of Portland. She was graduated from Maui High School and was one of the school’s Valedictorians. She is the daughter of Peter Cadiz and MaryJane Cadiz.

Danny DOMINGO, Jr. will receive the $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation/Megan, Meredith & Mallory Bagoyo Scholarship in Business. He was graduated from Maui High School and was one of the school’s Valedictorians. Domingo will major in Business Management at theUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa. He is the son of Danny Domingo, Sr. and Rosalie Alcon.

Jaelyn DOMINGO will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. She was graduated from King Kekaulike High School and was one of the school’s Valedictorians. Domingo will major in Computer Science at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She is the daughter of Rolyn Domingo and Jasmine Domingo.

Florimae GARCIA will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. She was graduated from Maui High School and was one of the school’s Valedictorians. Garcia will major in Music and Education atWestern Washington University. She is the daughter of Benedicto Garcia and Adeltrudis Garcia.

Sheena Marie GARO will receive the $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation/Maui Island Cozy Dental Scholarship. She was graduated from Maui High School and was one of the school’s Valedictorians. Garo will major in Radiologic Technology at Kapiolani Community College. She is the daughter of Johnny Garo and Marites Garo.

Noah MAGBUAL will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. He was graduated from Henry Perrine Baldwin High Schooland was one of the school’s Valedictorians. Magbual will major in Biochemistry/Human Biology/Premedical Studies at Stanford University. He is the son of Arnold Magbual and Marjorie Magbual.

Braiden PAA will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. He was graduated from Maui High School and was one of the school’s Valedictorians. Braiden Paa will major in Applied Mathematics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is the son of Edward Paa and Kelly Paa.

Jordyn PAA will receive the $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation/Tante & Araceli Urban Foundation Scholarship. She was graduated from Maui High School and was one of the school’s Valedictorians. Jordyn Paa will major in Travel Industry Management at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is the daughter of Edward Paa and Kelly Paa.

Denise TORRES will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. She was graduated from Baldwin High School and was one of the school’s Valedictorians. Torres will major in Biology/Pre-medicine atCreighton University. She is the daughter of Richard Torres and Maria Torres.

Nathalya YADAO will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. She was graduated from Maui High School and was one of the school’s Valedictorians. Yadao will major in Finance at the University of Hawai'i Maui College. She is the daughter of Primo Yadao and Arlen Yadao.

Raven YAMAMOTO will receive a $1,000 Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation Scholarship. She was graduated from Kamehameha Schools Maui. Yamamoto will major in Film and Television Production at Loyola Marymount University. She is the daughter of Darren Yamamoto and Demi Pelayo.

The scholarships will be officially presented at the Maui Filipino Chamber’s annual Gintong Pamana Leadership and Scholarship Awards on June 14, 5:30 p.m. at the Maui Beach Hotel. For more information, email info@mauifilipinochamber.com or visit www.mauifilipinochamber.com.





[source: Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce]

Mar 16, 2017

Ne, diyo liplipatan ti Barrio Fiesta no Mayo 26-27, 2017, Kailian. Maawis ti amin nga agbuya ken makipaset!

[Nabulod ti ladawan iti Barrio Fiesta]

The 48th Annual Barrio Fiesta- the longest running
Filipino Fiesta in the United States will be held
beginning on Friday, May 26 at 5:00 pm, Saturday
until May 27 at 10:00 pm, Binhi at Ani in Kahului, Maui.

Lots of food, entertainment, and culture...
including the new "The Barrio Fiesta Experience."

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