FEATURE: DWCLCAAH awards 9 Ilocano achievers (Continuation)

4. Esther Balais Pascual

A graduate of Divine Word College of Laoag, she taught for several years at Lasam and Claveria,  in Cagayan. She holds other credit/non-credit courses in the University of Hawaii at Manoa Continuing Education and Community Services; English as a Second Language in 1981-2005, Bilingual/Multicultural Courses: IndoChinese Culture; Content Area Instruction for Students of Limited English Proficiency, Kapiolani Community College, Honolulu, Hawaii; and served as a Nursing assistant in 1985; and in Maintaining Quality Care Home in 1990.

She was self-employed in several state agencies,  a part time teacher, and an insurance underwriter.

She is an active officer and member of leading Filipino organizations in Hawaii and other civic and professional organizations. She was co-chair of the Claverianos Global Reunion, Honolulu, Hawaii  in 2006 and co-organizer and 1st second vice president of the Divine Word College of Laoag College City Alumni Association of Hawaii.

She did volunteer work at the GEAR UP Program for college bound students, University of Hawaii at Manoa, in 2006-2008; System & Care Project, State of Hawaii, Dept of Education in 1991-1993; Feeding the Hungry at the Institute of Human Services; and Cathechism. Ilocos Norte School of Arts and Trade. and as an after school tutor,  State of Hawaii, Dept of Education at the Kalakaua Middle School from 2007 up to the present.

5. Domingo Pascual

A graduate of BS in Commerce, major in Banking and Finance, Domingo Pascual is currently employed by Price Realty Group as a real estate associate.

He served as a disbursing clerk in the United States Navy in 1974-1979;   Accounting Technician at the Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, HI  Department of the Army, in 1981-1986; Supervisory Operating Accountant  at the Finance and Accounting Office, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Chief of Stock Fund-Finance and Accounting Office in 1987-1994;  Accountant at the Department of Defense, Defense Finance and Accounting Office, Army Division, Stock Fund branch, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor HI, in 1994-2006; and accountant at the United States Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, HI G8 Finance and Accounting Policy branch in 2007.

He served as a bank teller at the  Liberty Bank, Honolulu, HI 1978-1979; and at the American Security Bank, Honolulu, HI  in 1979-1980.

In 2005 he became a real estate agent and mortgage consultant of several firms in Honolulu, HI.

6. Jesse P. Pascual

A current director of the Oahu Filipino Community Council [OFCC], he is co-chair and/or member of various key committees such as Adopt a Highway, Miss Oahu Filipina scholarship pageant, budget and finance, and others.

He coordinated various fund raising campaigns and extended his help and support to other organizations and individuals.

As a community leader, he was one of the co-organizers of DWCLCAAH in 1900, got involved in the feeding of  the homeless at the Institute of Human Services in the Hawaii Food Bank, in the collection and solicitation of canned foods, rice and other goods and in providing assistance to students who need books, computer and school equipments.

He is a member of the Claverianos of Hawaii.

A BSC graduate, he was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte.

(To be continued)