Module 2: Filipinos
This module is a collection of Filipino historical, cultural, and health resources for PIKO researchers and community partners.
- Provide a foundation of Filipino historical, cultural, and health context for research.
- Describe the Filipino peoples and way of life through ‘native voices’.
- Appreciate Filipino history and culture through the lens of experts.
Definition of Filipinos:
A native or inhabitant of the Philippines; A person of Filipino ancestry (the Free Dictionary)
Tagalog English Dictionary
Media Resources & Brief Description: People & Cultures
The Philippines: History, Geography, Economy & Culture
[Youtube video on the history, geography, economy, & culture of the Philippines]
History of the Philippines
[Youtube video on the history of the Philippines]
Filipino Culture in Hawaii
[Youtube video on the Filipino immigrants to Hawaii]
Filipino American Story Since 1587
[Youtube video of Filipino-Americans in the US since 1587]
Library of Congress – Filipino Americans in US
[Filipino-American culture and history]
Media Resources & Brief Description: Health
Filipino American Health
[Stanford Medicine: Ethnogeriatrics on Filipino Americans and Health]
Hawaii Health Matters – Filipino Population
[Statistics on Filipinos in Hawaii]
Library: Publications from the UHM Center for Philippine Studies
The Filipino Century Beyond Hawaii: A Report, by Belinda A. Aquino and Federico V. Magdalena
[The Filipino experience over the past 100 years in Hawaii]
The Visayans in Hawaii, by Serafin Colmenares, Jr.
[Visayans in Hawaii]
Plantation Legacy in Hawaii, by Helen Nagtalon-Miller
[Plantation life in Hawaii for the Filipinos]
Library: Publications from Other Sources
A Brief History of Filipinos in Hawaii
[History of Filipinos in Hawaii since 1906]
Photographic odyssey is tribute to first Filipino migrants in Hawaii
[The history of the first Filipino migrants to Hawaii were the Ilocanos]
Filipinos in the US
[Migration of Filipinos to US]
Filipino Immigrants in the US
[Migration of Filipinos to US – Waves]
Filipinos in the US Fact Sheet
[Factsheet on Filipinos in US, 2000-2019, Pew Center]
Filipino Culture USA
[Ways to connect with Filipino Culture in US]
Ramos, J. (2021). Halo-Halo: A poetic mix of culture, history, identity, revelation, and revolution. Maryland:New Degree Press
[Halo Halo is a Filipino treat. Travel with Ramos on the path toward cultural rediscovery and reconnection.]
Colin-Jones, G, Colin-Jones, Y., & Mojarro, J. (2021). Philippines: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture. London: Duperard.
[Inside story of this unique and attractive culture and the daily lives of the Filipinos]
No Author. (2021). History of the Philippines. Canada: Captivating History. [History of the Philippines from the origin of the archipelago until modern times]
Bautista, V. (1998). The Filipino Americans from 1763 to the Present: Their history, culture, and traditions. England: Bookhaus.
[The Filipino American experience in the US and their contribution to American culture and history]
Contributions of PIKO Faculty:
Guerrero, A.P.S, Bayola, R., & Ona, C. (2011). The Filipinos. In J.F. McDermott & N.N. Andrade (eds.). People and cultures of Hawai’i: The evolution of culture and ethnicity. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press.
[Niche in understanding the history of 15 different ethnic groups in Hawaii]
Acknowledgements: PIKO supported by grant number U54GM138062, from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).