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Current News from Our Newsletter – Check it Out!

Hawaii Continues the Fight for Immigration Reform

He’s baaaaack!  Immigration reform leader and director/star of the documentary Documented, Jose Antonio Vargas, returned in December to work with FACE and the Hawaii Coalition for Immigration Reform. Vargas’ movie tracks his life from his immigration to America from the Philippines as a child to his struggles as an adult activist and explores how he reconnects with…

FACE Maui Hosts Mexican Consulate

After months of preparation, the Mexican Consulate agreed to send nine staff from its San Francisco office to Maui to help families update passports and other identification. The team was able to hold over 400 appointments and make 250 Mexican passports and 68 IDs on the spot. Hurray!

New Radio Station

St. Theresa celebrates the opening of Immaculate Heart Radio in Hawaii!  Listen in at 740 AM. Maui Vicar Monsignor Terrence A. M. Watanabe welcomes Bishop Larry Silva, FACE Board member Thelma Akita-Kealoha, and new station managers.

Hawaii DoT Fails to Provide Drivers Test Translations

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HI DOT) guaranteed the press last fall that they would be rolling our many new translations of the written drivers test before the end of 2013. Even though the HI DOT made this guarantee to several local reporters and told FACE leaders that they would “do the right thing”, no…

FACE Maui 2014 MLK, Jr. Day Interfaith Service

A leadership team of FACE Maui clergy met November 13 to plan for FACE’s 2014 MLK Day Interfaith Service to be held the evening of Monday, January 20. Rev. Jori Lokboj, Senior Pastor at the Maui Marshallese Ministry, hosted the breakfast meeting at his home in Kahului and Father Bill Albinger, Rector of Holy Innocents…