Safeguarding Aloha: Understanding the Threat of North Korea and What It Means for Hawai'i


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When: Oct 12 2017 - 5:00pm until Oct 12 2017 - 7:00pm
Where: Hawaii Imin International Conference Center, Wailana Room, 1777 East-West Road Honolulu, Hawai‘i

The event will begin with a panel conversation led by Ralph Cossa, president of Pacific Forum CSIS. Following the discussion, Chad Blair, politics and opinions editor at Honolulu Civil Beat, will moderate a Q&A session with the audience.


James Kelly, Former Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and President Emeritus of Pacific Forum CSIS

Denny Roy, Senior Fellow at the East-West Center with expertise in Chinese foreign policy and the North Korea nuclear weapons crisis

Keith Vieira, Principal of KV & Associates Hospitality Consulting, LLC, executive-in-residence at Shidler College of Business


Ralph Cossa, President of Pacific Forum CSIS

Chad Blair, Politics and Opinion Editor, Civil Beat


This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP in advance online at:

On-campus parting available for $6.

For further information, please call Shelley Brandt (808) 521-6745.

Civil Beat will also live-stream the event on Facebook. Please tune in at


This event is co-sponsored by East-West Center, Pacific Forum CSIS, Honolulu Civil Beat and Hawai'i Lodging and Tourism Association


Primary Contact Info:
Name: Shelley Brandt
Phone: (808) 521-6745