The Pacific Forum CSIS celebrated the 100th birthday of our founder RADM Lloyd R. “Joe” Vasey at the 2017 Board of Governors’ Dinner on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, 2255 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu. Funds raised from this dinner supported our next-generation initiatives, including the Vasey Fellowship and the Young Leaders Program.
rnThe Board of Governors’ Dinner featured a ‘Conversation on US Foreign Policy’ discussion, with special guests. The birthday celebration was attended by over 350 people, including Member of the Hawaii House of Representatives, Rep. Gene Ward, who presented a House Resolution to Admiral Vasey. A video tribute screened on the night included a special message from Senator John McCain, and a certificate was presented on behalf of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.