Safeguarding Aloha: Understanding the Threat of North Korea and What It Means

October 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Hawaii Imin International Conference Center, Wailana Room, 1777 East-West Road Honolulu, Hawai‘i Add to Calendar

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 Hawaiʻi Lodging and Tourism Association

Event Sponsor
East-West Center, Mānoa Campus

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Shelley Brandt, (808) 521-6745,

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