APA-HiP was involved in a number of special projects:
- Project Book Angels (2003), founded by Natascha Yogachandra, 11 year old daughter of Honorary Board member, Nat Yogachandra. Project Book Angels seeks donations of used children's books with the goal of opening libraries in third world countries.
- Produced a documentary film Identity Through Art: Six Asian American Artists (2005), highlighting six local APA artists, featuring Mara Ahmed (Pakistani Collage Artist), Hara Kang (Korean Actor), Nancy Gong (Chinese Glass Artist), Chea Peng (Cambodian Ceramic Artist), and Yasuko Spence (Japanese Ikebana and Calligraphy Artist).
- Sponsoring cultural and social events to celebrate the Asian Lunar New Year.