Kagay-an Kaniadto

Cucina Higala Merienda Menu now available all day
by: The Night Stalker

Now Kagay-anons can bring their family, barkada and honored guests for merienda to a place where they can enjoy heritage Filipino merienda with new twists on auld favorites.

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More dishes & time to enjoy them at Cucina Higala
by: The Night Stalker

Very soon Kagay-anons and their guests can enjoy more of their favorite Filipino dishes at what my kasimanwa Ruffy Magbuana calls “the friendliest kitchen in town,” and have more time to enjoy it! Besides expanding their offerings in response to the requests of their sukis, Cucina Higala will also be expanding its operating hours by next month from 10am-10pm daily.

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Thai Me Up Centrio re-opens
by: The Night Stalker

Cagayan de Oro’s first Thai restaurant has re-opened its doors to the loyal faithful and is now even more Thai than ever! During the 23 October 2017 soft opening attended by friends in mainstream and social media, we were apprised on the reason for the renovation of the place simultaneously opened in 2013 with Centrio Mall and the revamp of its menu.

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In Quest of Ancient Seas
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During a recent visit to Guam, we took a journey back in time with the intrepid group Ulitao, a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring the practice of building and sailing traditional Chamoru (Chamorro in English) flying proas.

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The Philippines and Guam: A Shared Heritage worth remembering
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It’s sad how of the 20,000 Filipinos who visited Guam last year, most came to shop, unaware of the treasures awaiting them here on a shared historical heritage. Like the Philippines, Guam was a Spanish colony, and remnants of that period remains in a series of forts built to defend the island against pirates and privateers, it being a prime target as a vital stopover for the famed galleons of the Manila-Acapulco Trade.

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Hiscom, DepEd collaborate on Local History Textbook
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The Cagayan de Oro Historical and Cultural Commission (Hiscom) and the Department of Education Cagayan de Oro Division of City Schools are collaborating on creating the first local history textbook for public school students in the city.

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Seven Seas revisits forgotten chapter in Philippine History
by: The Night Stalker

The Seven Seas Water Park and Resort in Barra, Opol, Misamis Oriental seeks to do more than merely amuse guests as they experience the facility’s water rides and other attractions.

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THE MAKING OF A HERO
by: Erlinda M. Burton, Ph.D.

June 19th is the birthday of our national hero—Dr. Jose Rizal—who turned 156 years old.

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Cagayan de Oro marks 67th Charter Day Anniversary
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Northern Mindanao’s premier city and gateway marks its 67th anniversary as a city today, June 15, 2017 with a full schedule of events set within the 3rd Himugso Festival.

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur Week – History Relived as CDO-Manolo Fortich mark 75th Diamond Jubilee of MacArthur’s Breakout
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After 75 years, Gen. Douglas MacArthur kept his promise to return in the first ever reenactment of a World War II historical event staged by the Cagayan de Oro City Historical and Cultural Commission.

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General Douglas MacArthur Week – Life During Wartime and the Guerrillas of Mindanao
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Among the salient events of General Douglas MacArthur Week are an eyewitness account of how it was to live in Mindanao during the Japanese occupation from 1941-1945, and the operations of Filipino and American guerrillas in Mindanao during that period.

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1st Hiscom General Assembly looks to future with an eye to the past
by: The Night Stalker

The Cagayan de Oro Historical and Cultural Commission’s (Hiscom) civil society counterpart held their first general assembly last Sunday, 16 January 2017 to firm up their organizational structure and future events.

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The Origins of Cagayan de Oro’s Water Supply
by: As collated by Mike Baños from Kagay-anons Kaniadto

Last November 17, 2016, Mayor Oscar S. Moreno led the ground breaking for the PhP 4.9-million Indigenous People Cultural and Community Water System (Phase II) at Sitio Malasag, Barangay Cugman.

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A Journey of 100 years in a day
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Last Saturday, 10 December 2016, a small group of church members of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) has the enviable experience to journey 100 years of their church’s history in a day.

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Cagayan de Oro Chinese New Year Heritage Feature: La Casa del Chino Ygua, the oldest house in Cagayan de Oro
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At the corner of Don Apolinar Velez and Archbishop Santiago Hayes streets stands an unimposing two story brick building which has withstood ravages of time, the Philippine Revolution, the Filipino-American War, and World War II.

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Quaint Malaybalay Residence harbors secrets
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Malaybalay City, Bukidnon - There's a quaint residence near the outskirts of this capital city of Bukidnon which has long been a tourist attraction for travelers in Barangay Cabangahan, along the Sayre Highway between Valencia and Malaybalay.

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Himugso Heritage Feature: Kagay-an, the historical name of Cagayan de Oro
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Kagay-an is a word that directly relates to the city's culture, history and people, who call themselves Kagay-anons.

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Himugso Heritage Feature: Cagayan de Oro’s Oldest Store looks forward to the next century and beyond
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In the center of Wadhu's Quality Store stands a 1931 NCR cash register, bought by the store's founder by mail order from Sears & Roebuck in the United States 79 years ago. During the second world war, the owner wrapped it in grease and buried it in his backyard. After the war, he dug it up and it still serves the same store now run by his grandson Haresh.

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Himugso Heritage Feature: Memories of the old hometown: Life in the Slow Lane
by: Gwendolyn Ramos Garcia

My mother used to say that one way of sizing up a person is by knowing about the kind of food he/she enjoys since food is part and parcel of living well. It wasn’t until I left home that I realized that we have so many culinary delights, some of them peculiar only to Cagay-anons - like the much-touted “bihod” coming from that special fish known as “pigok”.

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