HAWAII'S ONLY WEEKLY FILIPINO-AMERICAN NEWSPAPER
SERVING THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY SINCE 1993
APRIL 15, 2017
FEATURES
FEATURES
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ARAW NG KAGITINGAN FOCUSES ON REMEMBRANCE, POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS, AND FUTURE DECISIONS

by Carolyn WEYGAN-HILDEBRAND

The day after Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941, the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, then a U.S. colony, began. Manila was captured within a month. Filipino and American troops, working together as members of the United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) retreated to the Bataan peninsula. On April 9, 1942, the Philippines and the rest of the world heard that Bataan has fallen.  Some 75,000 soldiers, of which eighty percent were Filipinos, surrendered to the invading force.

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WHAT TO SEE IN TANAY, PILGRIMAGE SITE IN MANILA

by Denbi Rose M. AFINIDAD-BERNARDO

RIZAL, Philippines — “Tayo na sa Antipolo at doo’y maligo tayo,” the lyrics of a popular Filipino folklore goes, referring to the popularity of Antipolo, a city east of Manila, as a popular pilgrimage site, especially this Holy Week.

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A WAYS TO A MORE MEANINGFUL HOLY WEEK
by Denbi Rose M. AFINIDAD-BERNARDO

Holy Week is upon us and we all know what that means, right?

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