The Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC) is the only organization in Hawai‘i whose core program is to engage high school students and teachers in the Asia/Pacific region; and to inspire these students to become leaders with a broader understanding of Hawaii’s place in the world.
PAAC also promotes a greater awareness and understanding of international affairs through:
- US State Department sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program, building connections between our community and emerging leaders from other countries.
- High School Program to enrich students and teachers’ knowledge and perspectives on critical global issues.
- Speaker Forums on a variety of contemporary issues.
- College Outreach Program, collaborating with faculty to infuse a global perspective.
PAAC is an organization for people who care about global issues and developing the next generation of global leaders. Join us by becoming a member, donor, or volunteer!
The Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is part of the World Affairs Councils of America network dedicated to educating, inspiring and engaging Americans in international affairs and the critical global issues of our times. PAAC is also a member of The National Council for International Visitors network celebrating over 50 years of leadership in citizen diplomacy.