The Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC) is an independent, international education nonprofit with a mission to promote greater awareness and understanding of foreign affairs issues with special attention to Hawai?i’s role in the Asia-Pacific region. PAAC is preparing the next generation of leaders for an increasingly interconnected world and promoting citizen diplomacy one handshake at a time. They aim to build bridges, inspire young leaders, and develop global citizens. Since 1954, PAAC has provided global education to 99,182 high school students, 107,300 college students, and 85,400 community members statewide.
Niki Shishido, Executive Director, Email, 808-944-7781
Karen Chun, After-School Class Coordinator, Email, 808-944-7786
Merle Grybowski, Director of Teacher Training, Email, 808-944-7786
Erin Hoshibata, Grant Proposal Writer and International Visitor Leadership Program Coordinator, Email, 808-944-7783
Tyler Fujita, Study Tours & Global Engagement Director, Email, 808-944-7784
Raya Dennis, High School Program Director, Email, 808-944-7759
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