FilAm HistoryFest 2013: Filipino Martial Arts in Hawaii

October 27, 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Filipino Community Center, 94-428 Mokuola Street, Waipahu, Hawaii

Eskrima is a martial arts originating from the Philippines that has spread throughout the world. In Hawaii and the U.S., eskrima (also known as kali, arnis and FMA) was introduced through plantation and migrant laborers. FilAm HistoryFest 2013 celebrates eskrima with presentations and demonstrations by six Hawaii-based eskrima schools: Bandalan Doce Pares Eskrima, Del Mar School of Filipino Martial Arts, General Ablen's School of Derobio Escrima, the Hawaii Filipino Martial Arts School, the Hawaii Organization of Pilipino Eskrima, and Sinao Tjakalele. A brief discussion session accompanies the demonstrations. FilAm HistoryFest 2013 is organized by the Filipino-American Historical Society of Hawaii and cosponsored by the UHM Office of Multicultural Student Services.

Ticket Information
Admission is free and open to the public.

Event Sponsor
Office of Multicultural Student Services, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Clement Bautista, 256-4380,

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Sunday, October 27

11:30am Mānoa Campus, Diamond Head Beach Park 3451 Diamond Head Rd
2:00pm Mānoa Campus, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
3:00pm Maui Campus, Baldwin High School Gymnasium
3:30pm Filipino Community Center, 94-428 Mokuola Street, Waipahu, Hawaii