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Hafa Adai! PIBBA International proudly announces that the 37th Annual International PIBBA Conference will be held June 25-29, 2018 in the beautiful island of Saipan, CNMI. We hope to see you there!
Sponsored by: Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) International and CNMI Chapter
The PIBBA Conference is an annual event in which Western Pacific educators are provided with opportunities for professional growth and cultural enrichment. This year's conference offers a wonderful selection of traditional, innovative, and practical workshops, presented by creative and imaginative educators and cultural leaders from the Pacific islands.
We are pleased to announce that PIBBA Conference participants will be given a special discount. However, you must present your conference registration form and make the reservation at your local United Airlines office during the travel period of June 18, 2018 to July 6, 2018. The travel must also be completed by July 6, 2018. When making a reservation, mention reference code GC1805. Click here to view details of the special United Airlines discount.
The PIBBA family extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, PIBBA Guam/International Webmaster, on the passing of her grandmother, Matilda Castro Santos.
Santos, who was born in the southern village of Inarajan, Guam was called to eternal rest at the age of 78 on December 31, 2014 at 10:15 p.m. at Scripps Mercy Hospital in Chula Vista, California. She is a lifetime member of the Sons and Daughters of Guam Club.
A one-night rosary will be held on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Sons and Daughters of Guam Club located at 334 Willie James Jones Avenue, San Diego, California.
The viewing will be held Friday, January 9, 2015 starting at 10:00 a.m. at Cypress View Mausoleum, Mortuary and Crematory, 3953 Imperial Avenue at 40th Street, San Diego, California 92113. The funeral is at 11:00 a.m. and the body will be laid to rest at 12:15 p.m. Immediately after the funeral services, a reception will be held at the Sons and Daughters of Guam Club’s main pavilion. For more information, contact Joe Santos at 714-299-1765 or Julia Naputi at 619-920-2109.
Happy New Year from around the Pacific! May the year 2015 bring you many blessings filled with much love, joy, peace, and happiness!
HAPPY NEW YEAR! - English Biba Añu Nuebu! – Chamorro Feliz Año Nuevo! – Spanish Engan ke ya sasu! - Kosraean Gung Hay Fat Choy – Chinese Ungil Beches Er Rak! – Palauan Selsalan Ebéach e duw! – Yapese Peren En Parakapw! – Pohnpeian Hauoli Makahiki Hou – Hawaiian Pwapwan Ei Ier Mi Fo – Chuukese Sehe Bokmanee Bateuseyo! – Korean Maligayang Bagong Taon – Tagalog Cung-Chuc Tan-Xuan! – Vietnamese Jeramman ilo iio in ekaal! – Marshallese Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu – Japanese Ameseighil ubwutiiwel Layúi Luugh me raagh féé! – Carolinian