04 August 2022, Hawaii, USA – Sixty-five members of BRP Luna led by Philippine Navy Captain Charles Merric A. Villanueva held a clean-up activity covering four buildings and adjacent outdoor areas at Waialua High and Intermediate School (WHIS), Northshore, Oahu, Hawai’i. According to Captain Villanueva, the activity is the first community service project of BRP Luna in the island and the Philippine Navy’s way of showing gratitude for the hospitality received from the people of Hawai’i during their visits for the Rim of the Pacific Exercises (RimPac). Joining them were Vice Consul Jomar Sadie of the Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu and members of the Knights of Rizal-Hawaii Chapter.


Waialua High and Intermediate School (WHIS) Principal Christine Alexander (fifth from right), Vice-Principal Neal Okamoto (fifth from left), and Secondary Science Teacher and Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO) 2016 alumna Ms. Elizabeth O. Frilles (fourth from right) welcome the group of community service volunteers from BRP Antonio Luna led by Captain Charles Merric A. Villanueva, PN (fourth from left), and the Knights of Rizal Hawai’i Chapter led by Sir Ramon Sumibcay. The activity was coordinated by the Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu represented by Vice Consul Jomar Sadie (second from right).