Filipino Women’s Civic Club (FWCC) a Unit Member of the Oahu Filipino Community Council (OFCC) celebrated its 64th Anniversary and 44th Annual Maria Clara Ball on September 12 at the Hokulei Ballroom Dole Cannery. Lovely May Orsino ( OFCC’s Miss Oahu Filipina 2014) was the 2014 Miss Maria Clara. Chosen 2015 Miss Maria is Rachel Dela Cruz, photographed above.
The Oahu Filipino Community Council ()FCC) celebrated its 56th Installation and Reaffirmation of Officers, Directors, Unit Member Organizations and OFCC Community Foundation Board of Directors with the theme, ” A Year of Renewal” at the Hibiscus Ballroom of the Ala Moana Hotel, August 30, 2015.
Mahalo to US Senator Brian Schatz for your presence, keynote address and officiating in the Induction of Officers, Directors, Unit Member Organizations and OFCC Foundation Board of Directors with the theme, “A Time of Renewal” at Ala Moana Hotel on August 30. We also appreciate your presenting Certificates of Commendation. Mahalo also to Atty. Bryan Andaya and the Senator’s Office Staff. – Alex Vergara, OFCC President, 2014-2016
More Photos from: Arturo Dela Rosa, Delano Venzon and Virgil Vergara
The Philippine Nurses Association of America 36th National Convention was held on July 22-26,2015 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki . A Unit Member Organization of the Oahu Filipino Community Council, The Philippine Nurses Association of America -Hawaii Chapter , was the host during the Convention.
This amazing group of nurses came together for a very successful convention that included fellowship, sharing and learning learning professional experiences. “Transforming Nursing through Leadership and Empowerment was the theme of the Convention.
Pictures from the 36th National Convention of the Philippine Nurses Association of America.
Photo by : Rev. Alex Vergara and Violeta TC Abella Arnobit:
The 1st Annual Mr. Pinoy Hawaii USA 2015 Competition and the 8th Annual Huwaran Awards was held on July 18,2015 at the Grand Ballroom of the Pacific Beach Hotel, in beautiful Waikiki. This event was presented by Kalayaan Philippines Hawaii International. Coordinating this event were Kalayaan’s own Zhoydell Magaoay, Raizza Pulido, and Laurence Patricio.
The Announcement of Winners:
Mr. Freedom Philippines 2015, Gerald Tangonan
Mr. Kalayaan Prince 2015, Marcvon Vince Damaso
Mr. Paradise Pacific 2015, Nards Lee Abarra
Mr. Tourism Hawaii Pacific 2015, Ryan Aquino
Mr. Metro Asia Philippines Hawaii 2015, Christian Aquino
Mr. Aloha Philippines Hawaii 2015, Calvin John Bagaoisan
Mr. Pinoy Hawaii USA 2015, Aljon Pua