Community Events

PAAC sponsors community speaker forums featuring diplomats, government leaders, journalists, business leaders, and scholars. These forums enable participants to learn more about current global issues, and provide opportunities to network with leaders and professionals in the community.


PAAC collaborates with other organizations in the community such as the East-West Center, Friends of the East-West Center, Hawai’i Pacific University, Japan-America Society of Hawai’i, Pacific Forum CSIS, and Consular Corps of Hawai’i.


For upcoming forums, see events listed on the right. For more information, please call 808-944-7780.


Audience Voices

“This presentation was both timely and extremely informative. I think it is essential that as many people as possible hear about Anwar’s message, especially in the post 9/11 world, in which U.S.-Middle East relations are so complex and misunderstood.” – In response to presentation on women’s rights in Islam