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Isle residents asked to contribute prayers and donations

Filipinos still trying to reach their families are eager to assist typhoon-hit areas

By Sarah Zoellick

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 10, 2013

~~<p>Although the extent of destruction in the Philippines as a result of Typhoon Haiyan is not yet known because communication lines remain mostly crippled, Honolulu's intricate network of Filipino community groups is already rallying to support victims of the record-breaking storm that blasted through the island chain on Thursday, Hawaii time.</p>
<p>Joyleen E. Santos, vice consul at the Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu, said Saturday that a concert will be held on Dec. 1 at McKinley High School to raise funds for typhoon relief as well as those affected by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that rattled the central Philippine island of Bohol less than a month ago.</p>
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Although the extent of destruction in the Philippines as a result of Typhoon Haiyan is not yet known because communication lines remain mostly crippled, Honolulu's intricate network of Filipino community groups is already rallying to support victims of the record-breaking storm that blasted through the island chain on Thursday, Hawaii time.

Joyleen E. Santos, vice consul at the Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu, said Saturday that a concert will be held on Dec. 1 at McKinley High School to raise funds for typhoon relief as well as those affected by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that rattled the central Philippine island of Bohol less than a month ago. Login for more...



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