Hawaii exhibits, film showings for Fil-Am History Month
INQUIRER.net US Bureau
October 12, 2017 at 12:52 am

HONOLULU—The Filipino American Historical Society of Hawaii is holding the following exhibits and film showings in various venues in commemoration of Filipino American History Month.

Filipino Heroes 

Exhibits about the forgotten Hawaii Filipino military and labor movement heroes and Philippine heroes, Jose Rizal and Apolinario Mabini.

UH – West Oahu Library, 2nd Floor 91-1001 Farrington Hwy., Kapolei October 1-30 (during library hours)

Cosponsored by the Knights of Rizal – Hawaii Chapter and UHM Office of Multicultural Student Services.

Sakadas and Soldiers: Hawaii’s Filipinos in World War I

An exhibit honoring the U.S. Army and Navy service of Sakadas (Filipino plantation workers) during World War I.

Aie Public Library 99-374 Pohai Place, Aiea October 17-31 (during library hours)

Cosponsored by the Knights of Rizal – Hawaii Chapter and UHM Office of Multicultural Student Services.

Sakadas Series

Three short films capturing the personal stories and successes of the Sakadas and of the Filipino American second-generation

Aie Public Library 99-374 Pohai Place, Aiea October 21, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Cosponsored by the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts – Honolulu, Atherton Family Foundation, and Botique De Voile.

Hawaii Masters of Eskrima

A documentary about eskrima masters from nine Hawaii schools (part of FilCom Sunday Music, Art and History Day event).

FilCom Center 94-428 Mokuola Street, Waipahu October 29, 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Cosponsored by the Knights of Rizal – Hawaii Chapter and UHM Office of Multicultural Student Services.

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