When I was covering a political movement for MauiTime some years ago, an activist lamented to me that Filipinos were too “docile” to be a part of their movement. History aside (Filipino hero Lapu Lapu was the first person to fight against Spanish colonization, Filipino labor organizers led the famous Delano Grape Strike, and Filipino leaders were instrumental in fighting for … [Read more...] about Underrepresented: Filipinos make up 21.5 percent of UHMC student body, only 4.7 percent of instructional staff
Eh! I was sitting down at Pohaku Park when you pulled up. There was beyond-loud rap music screaming from your car’s speakers. A few braddahs and I were enjoying the sunset and talking among ourselves when you shouted, "Go back to da mainland, haole.” I noticed one of the stickers on your car had a Filipino last name on it and assumed it was your name. I do believe you are of … [Read more...] about Eh Loud Music Lover!
When the Treats & Sweets on Lono closed, it seemed like the end of an era for Kahului dining. Locals all over the island wondered where will they go for saimin and soft serve. Months later, the renovations in the building are done and the new Plantation Grindz is offering a local plate menu that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The building's renovation leaves it … [Read more...] about Plantation Grindz Opens In Kahului Maui on Lono Ave.
We've seen a lot of changes at the restaurant space in Wailuku Town's Pono Building. There was the Old Wailuku Grill, and before that Cafe O'Lei. But the business lunch customers in Wailuku aren't ones to dwell. When Cafe Central moved from Hart's Corner (Vineyard and Central) up to Market, they dove right in. Cafe Central is run by Chef Willie Bumanglag and his wife Lorn. … [Read more...] about Cafe Central Moves to Market Street: New Maui Restaurant Review
DON S. GUZMAN Running for: Maui County Council (Kahului) Running against: Alan (Al) Fukuyama Birthplace: Manila, the Philippines Profession: Attorney Electoral Win/Loss Record: 0/0 First electoral victory: N/A Supports: Developing more renewable energy, funding the police department, proposed West Maui hospital, locating new water sources. Opposes: Colors other than … [Read more...] about Candidate Don S. Guzman