Month long events on the Hawaiian Islands. Download the schedules below. Hawaiian Islands – Filipino American History Month-Long Celebration Scehdule (PDF) Big Island, Hawaii – Filipino American Heritage Month Schedule- (PDF)
Founded in 1982, the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) documents and promotes Filipino American history through its archives, conferences, books, programs, films, art and more. With 30 Chapters throughout the USA, FANHS has recognized October as Filipino American History Month for decades.
FANHS National Secretary and Trustee Dr. Patricia Halagao was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Hawaii State Board of Education. Dr. Halagao is an education professor at University of Hawaii, Manoa and will be one of nine members who will influence educational policy in the state. Read more
Member of the National Board of Trustees, Dr. Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, a professor of history at San Francisco State University, has just published a history of the heart of Filipino America, Little Manila Is in the Heart: The Making of the Filipino American Community, with Duke University Press. Dr. Dawn Bohulano Mabalon spent more than…