"Filipino History Will Finally Be Taught in Hawai’i Schools, Thanks to These Students"

Written by Natasha Ishak from Teen Vogue. Published in February 27, 2024.

"Hawai‘i’s Filipinos Are Stepping Out from the Shadows"

Written by Chavonnie Ramos from Hawaiʻi Business Magazine. Published in February 21, 2024.


PH Consulate in Hawaiʻi

"Consul General Emil Fernandez lauded the Filipino Curriculum Project (FCP) for its successful efforts in ensuring the approval of a statewide high school Social Studies course on Filipino history and culture."

The Filipino Channel

"Filipino course to be taught in Hawaiʻi public schools in 2024." (Lalaine Ignao)

Hawaiʻi News Now

"The idea didn't come from teachers but from a group of Filipino students who felt their stories deserved a place in the classroom." (Analisa Burgos)

Hawaiʻi State Dept. of Ed.

"First-of-its-kind Filipino history course to be offered in Hawaiʻi high schools"

Asian American News

"Hawaiʻi first in U.S. to approve statewide Filipino history and culture course." (Jia Jung)

Star Advertiser

Linsey Dower, author from the Hawai'i Star Advertiser, have interviewed the FCP team later in 2022. " She writes, "This summer, six of the FCP students are scheduled to graduate, and they hope younger generations of students will join the FCP to continue the work they’ve started." More on the link below.


The Filipino Curriculum Project was featured on state news when HCR56 Resolution passed and the team was introduced at the final Legislative session.

The Filipino Curriculum Project was featured in Hawai'i’s largest daily newspaper in Hawai'i about our Filipino Course HCR 56 Resolution. An article was written about our journey.

KHON 2 News

The FCP met with the honorable US Senator Hirono (twice). November 2022.


The Filipino Curriculum Project was featured in one of the major Filipino news stations when HCR56 Resolution passed, and the team was introduced at the final Hawaiʻi Legislative session. July 2022.


Spark & Inspire

Marissa Halagao, then a sophomore student at Punahou School, and the Filipino Curriculum Project, with five members initially, was the first ever student-focused project featured in Spark & Inspire. April 2021.