A Global Affair 2024 - Honoring David Lassner with the Paul S. Bachman Award

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Join us on Thursday, May 9th, 5:30-9pm at The Kahala Hotel and Resort as we celebrate PAAC's 70th Platinum Anniversary at our Annual Dinner, A Global Affair, honoring David Lassner, University of Hawaiʻi President, with the Paul S. Bachman Award for his distinguished contributions in improving relations between the United States and its neighbors in Asia and the Pacific.  

A Global Affair continues to serve as PAAC's major fundraiser to support our statewide global education programs.  Your contributions directly help PAAC continue our important work to empower Hawaiʻi's youth with the skills and knowledge to navigate our deeply connected world.

The gala will feature exclusive silent auction items from around the world, the highly anticipated WorldQuest trivia competition, a hosted bar, validated parking, and the great company of Hawaiʻi’s prominent supporters of PAAC.


Registration will close on Friday, April 19th.

Questions? Interested in donating an item to our silent auction? Contact us at gala@paachawaii.org