Public Policy and Diplomacy

Uniquely located at the crossroads of the Pacific, Hawaii is strategically positioned to play an integral role in cultural, social, economic and political exchanges within the Asia Pacific region. By bringing together programs of public policy, public administration, urban planning and others to create a host of cross-disciplinary opportunities, the college advances public understanding of Asia Pacific and U.S. political history, democracy and government, public service leadership, democratic ideals and global awareness through visiting and resident experts, seminars, academic programs, historical preservation, and community engagement efforts. With a focus toward public diplomacy and policy, and social change and responsibility, the college convenes thought leaders from various disciplines and organizations to exchange ideas and expertise on issues of critical importance.

Public Policy and Diplomacy