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Pacific Gateway Center
720 North King Street
Pacific Gateway Center (formerly known as the Immigrant Center ) was founded in 1973 by the Palama Council of Churches, in Hawaii in response to the dramatic increase in Asian and Pacific Islands immigrants to Hawaii and the continental United States . In
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"This gift from Finance ...
"This gift from Finance Factors will have a tremendous impact on Pacific Gateway Center, allowing us to further empower and guide our clients towards self-reliant and productive lives," said Dr. Tin Myaing Thein, executive director of Pacific Gateway Center.
Seventh Heaven in Aloha Land
After enjoying the performance of the Te Ori Tahiti dancers, we all had a sumptuous dinner catered by the Pacific Gateway Center Organization headed by our very own Faith Tin (Dr. Tin Myaing Thein).
On the second day, September 7, alumna Faith Tin (Dr. Tin Myaing Thein) talked about the Pacific Gateway Center of which she is the Executive Director.
After a delicious feast of an Asian cuisine dinner of the Pacific Gateway Center
, the attendees of the Hawaii Reunion savored the charm and grace of Hawaiian culture as enunciated by our own Faith Tin (Dr. Tin Myaing Thein), Executive Director of PGC
, through "Aloha 'Oe" Lyrics (By Queen Liliuokalani) and expressed in beautiful dance moves she
so naturally led the way for all to participate and enjoy and to close our Reunion meet, steeped in local culture and tradition.
Seventh Heaven in Aloha Land
Then Dr. Tin Myaing Thein (Faith Tin) suggested that Lily look into Lanikuhonua (a privately owned property) in Ko'Olina.
This was her last option and she wanted to find a "perfect" venue for our perfect reunion.
Our reunion committee consisted of: Gloria Winthein (Pres. of Alumni Assoc), Dr. Tin Myaing Thein (Pacific Gateway Center), Cecil Wagstaff, Michael Lim, Linda Lim, William Chen (Photographer), Michael Myo Thant (Treasurer), Kenny Teoh (Webmaster), Sally Joseph, and Lily Chen.
"[The pumping station] needs to be ...
"[The pumping station] needs to be preserved, cherished and used," said Tin Myaing Thein, PGC's executive director, who is currently working on the project's environmental assessment.
"It's a beautiful building."
also mentioned that the grant funds are enough for the main building, but PGC
will have to look for funding for the other parts of the station.
Re-Imagining Hawaii: Three Honorees | Feed The Hunger Foundation
Feed The Hunger Foundation honors Tricia and Mike Hodson, Lisa Asagi, and Dr. Tin Myaing Thein for their inspiring work building Hawaii's locally sustainable food system.
Dr. Tin Myaing Thein, Pacific Gateway Center
Born in Burma, Dr. Tin Myaing Thein worked at the UN Development Programme, the UN Population Fund, and helped to set up microfinance programs around the world.
During the past fifteen years as executive director of Pacific Gateway Center, she has worked to ensure that low income immigrant laborers have what they need to succeed - including land to farm and infrastructure like cold storage, processing plants, and a fair market to sell their goods.
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