FILIPINOS OF HAWAII
BEFORE GRINGO: HISTORY OF THE PHILIPPINE MILITARY, 1830 TO
2009. 155 p. Includes Appendix, Selected
Bibliography and a
Biographical Sketch of the Author.
Softcover $15.00 [1 CP.]
From the back cover: "This Vintage book takes issue with the popular conception that the military politicization began only under Marcos by contending that it actually has a longer history ... " The author lives in Honolulu.
Brown, Patrica A.
SAN: MAUI'S HEALING PLACE. [Honolulu]: DPA
Productions, 2010. xvi, 322 p. ; b & w and color
photographs. Includes Acknowledgements, Appendices and
$50.00 [1 CP.]
"Celebrating 100 Years of Struggle and Triumph, KULA HOSPITAL, Centennial Celebration 1910-2010"
BALIKBAYAN. Honolulu: Bess Press, 1988. 76 p.
$7.00 [OUT OF STOCK]
A collection of short stories that bridge Philippine and American cultures. The author lives on Oahu in Kailua.
Michelle. IN THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS.
Bamboo Ridge Press, 2009. 176 p. Includes
Acknowledgements and brief Biography; Dino Lllana's work appended (pp. 177 -181).
$18.00 [8 CPS.]
"Sixteen deceptively simple stories comprise ... " the author's latest book. An enjoyable read.
MANGO SEASONS. Pasig, Metro Manila: Anvil
Publishing, 1996. 195 p.
$15.00 [1 CP.]
This work of fiction, set primarily in the Olongapo of the 1970s, tells the story of a place and time through the good and bad experiences of one family. This is the the author's first novel.
HAWAII: A PILIPINO DREAM. Honolulu: Mutual Publishing, 2002.
p. Includes Bibliography.
$15.95 [4 CPS]
Gives "voice to a Pilipino plantation laborer, Bonipasyo" and the struggles of the sakadas.
FILIPINO WOMEN. Edited by Pepi Nieva. Honolulu: FAUW, 1995. 100
$8.00 [20 CPS.]
A collection of writings by and about Hawaii's Filipino women: their lives come alive through interviews, statistics, and personal accounts. Each feature is accompanied by contemporary art created by Filipino American artists.
THE VOICES OF HAPA WOMEN IN POETRY AND PROSE. Edited by Marie
Nora Okja Keller. Honolulu: Bamboo Ridge Press,
1999. 396 p. Includes Contributors [Biographical Sketches]
of BAMBOO RIDGE,
JOURNAL OF HAWAII LITERATURE AND ARTS)
$18.00 [1 CP.]
Contributors to this anthology include Michelle Cruz-Skinner, Kathy D.K.K. Banggo, and others.
Honolulu: Filipino Association of University Women
$5.00 [6 CPS.]
A description of art works created by Filipino American artists in conjunction with the art exhibition sponsored by Kayumangi Presence, the associattion of Filipino artists in Hawaii.
UNBENDING CANE: PABLO MANLAPIT, A FILIPINO LABOR LEADER IN
Honolulu: University of Hawaii at Manoa, Office of Multicultural
Student Services, 2002. xvi, 150 p. Includes Appendix, notes and
$15.00 [21 CPS.]
A biography of Pablo Manlapit, regarded as the "most dangerous" labor leader in Hawaii by the Big Five companies that controlled the islands politically and economically before World War II.
IF YOU CAN FIND ME. Metro Manila: Anvil Publishing,
Inc., 2005. 310 p. Includes Glossary.
Softcover Newsprint $8.00 [1 CP.]
A novel set in San Francisco, Hawaii and the Philippines. The protagonist is a special, nine year old Samantha Plum. The author lives in Honolulu.
Orodonez, Victor M.
HEARTS AFLAME: A HISTORICAL NOVEL. Metro Manila: Anvil
2002. x, 263 p.
$12.00 [3 CPS.]
A novel revolving around the romance between an American Scout and a Manila woman during the Philippine Revolution and the Philippine-American War. Provides the reader with an introduction to this turbulent part of Philippine History. The author, prior to his death, lived in Hawaii Kai.
AND VISION OF HAWAII'S FILIPINO AMERICANS.
Edited by Jonathan Y. Okamura and Roderick N. Labrador.
University of Hawaii
at Manoa, Student Equity, Excellence & Diversity and Center
Southeast Asian Studies,
January, 1996. 41 p. Includes Notes on Contributors
$5.00 [20 CPS.]
Published "to discuss and articulate the problems and the aspirations of present and future generations" of Filipino-Americans. The year, 1996, was the 100th anniversary of the Philippine Revolution, the 90th anniversary of the arrival of the first Filipino plantation laborers to Hawaii, the 50th anniversary of Philippine Independence form the U.S., and the 50th anniversary of the last recruitment of Filipino workers to Hawaii's plantations.
Pena, Angel M. A MAN
HIS MUSIC: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Ateneo de Manila
Press, 2007. 203 p. ;
b & w photographs.
Softcover $20.50 [1 CP.]
The autobiography of the noted Honolulu muscian
PINOY MUSIKA (CD).
Honolulu: Hula Records International, 2002.
$15.95 [OUT OF STOCK]
Includes twelve cuts from some of Hawaii's best young Filipino musical talent, featuring Mel Domingo's GIRL IT'S YOU, Jasmine Baxa-Butay's ILIW, and Lanai & Augie's SWEET BALUT.
Reyes, Norman. CHILD
TWO WORLDS. Pasig, Metro Manila: Anvil
Publishing, 1995. 287 p.
$13.00 [OUT OF STOCK]
An autobiography by a mestizo coming-of-age in the Philippines. Covers the years 1922-1942. The author, prior to his death, lived in Hawaii.
VOICES OF THE YOUTH.
Honolulu: Filipino Association of University
Women. 1990. 50 p.
$8.00 [OUT OF STOCK; OUT OF PRINT; READING COPY AVAILABLE ON SITE]
A compilation of poetry, short stories and essays by Filipino youth in Hawaii's public schools. The first publication of the FAUW. A classic.
Last updated October 4, 2011 by Thomas Churma