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Inaugural Sakada Day

The Filipino community gathered Dec. 20 at Hawaii State Capitol for the first-ever Sakada Day. The afternoon recognized 15 sakadas — the first Filipino plantation workers to arrive in Honolulu aboard the S.S. Doric in 1906.

PHOTOS BY LAWRENCE TABUDLO

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Leo Rojas Gozaro, Raymund Liongson, Mario Palma, Sen. Clarance Nishihara, Ben Sanchez, Jr., Jun Colmenares,