Arakaki Leads Team in Assisting Phillipines Orphanage

Former state Rep. Dennis Arakaki (standing second from left) and the members of the group from Hawaii with their hosts in Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan.  Photo: www.philstar.com

Former state Rep. Dennis Arakaki (standing second from left) and the members of the group from Hawaii with their hosts in Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan. Photo: www.philstar.com

The “Feed and Read to Lead” program of the Sta. Barbara Police in Pangasinan, which aims to instill the love of reading among children and promote the appreciation of our national heritage through supplemental feeding, gained support from a group of Americans from Hawaii.

The group from Hawaii, led by Dennis Arakaki, a 25-year veteran of the State Legislature, donated funds for the construction of classrooms in Sapang and continued their support for Kalinga ng Ama shelter, an orphanage for abandoned and abused children under Christ Our Life Ministries…

…Arakaki and his team of 10 went on a two-week tour in Bacolod, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, and Manila. It was their ninth visit to the Philippines, but the first time to partner with police in a community project.

“We are very thankful to the group of Congressman Arakaki and we hope our message of gratitude reaches their communities back in Hawaii,” said Sta. Barbara Police chief Superintendent Eric Noble.

Previously, Noble’s wife Cecilia, currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Sociology at the University of Hawaii, worked with Arakaki on a project for the disabled in Honolulu…

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