• Paramount High 1
    Paramount High School Hosts 16th Annual NPIEN Conference
  • Paramount HIgh School
    Join Us at the Home of the Pirates www.npien.com
  • Sisa Grey
    Keynote Speaker Actress Sisa Grey: Moana and Hawaii Five-0
  • Jaymz Tuaileva
    Keynote Speaker Actor Jaymz Tuaileva: Glee, Dancing With the Stars
  • Ruth Perez Ashley
    Deputy Superintendent Ruth Perez Ashley, Long Beach Unified School District
  • Diana Faatai
    Dr. Diana Faatai, Principal, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Mark Kailiponi
    Mark Kailiponi, Principal, Bellflower Unified School District
  • Charlene Shimada
    Charlene Shimada, Principal, Downey Unified School District
  • Lauren Bowman
    Lauren Bowman, Ukulele Instructor, Lawndale High School
  • 08-NPIEN Members
    Long Beach City Council Asian Pacific Celebration
  • 09-Melody and APIA
    APIA Leaders
  • 10-Dr T at API Festival LB
    Singing Logo Te Pate for the Long Beach City Council
  • 11-Austin and Gonzalez
    Long Beach City Councilmembers Al Austin and Lena Gonzalez


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Asian Pacific Heritage Luncheon

2017 Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Luncheon

The Aloha Ukulele Ensemble recently provided entertainment at the Los Angeles County Office of Education's (LACOE) Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Luncheon on May 15, 2017 at its office in Downey, CA. The Ensemble is sponsored by NPIEN and meets on Tuesdays to provide instruction for LACOE employees. Hula classes are also taught and many of the ensemble musicians do both ukulele and hula.

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$500 provides a student scholarship
$40 Purchases a Ukulele