The Sakada Series

Join us in celebrating Filipino American History month!

Please join us and the Filipino-American Historical Society of Hawaii (FAHSOH) in celebrating Filipino American History month this October with a screening of The Sakada Series and the following events:

Filipino Heroes (exhibit)

October 1-31, 2017, during library hours
UH-West Oahu Library, 91-1001 Farrington Highway, Kapolei

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

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

October 17-31, 2017, during library hours
Aiea Public Library, 99-374 Pohai Place, Aiea

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

The Sakada Series (short documentary film)

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Aiea Public Library, 99-374 Pohai Place, Aiea

Three short films capturing the personal stories and successes of the sakadas and of the Filipino-American second-generation. Sakadas are Filipino contract workers who immigrated to Hawaii between 1906-1946 to work as laborers for Hawaii’s sugar and pineapple plantations.

Hawaii Eskrima Masters (feature documentary film)

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Filipino Community Center, 94-428 Mokuola Street, Waipahu

A project documenting several of Hawaii’s masters who laid the foundations for and have been influential in today’s practice of eskrima in Hawaii and abroad.

Please see flyer and press release for more info.  These events are free and open to the public.

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