The Elders will be on Oahu from August 29-31, 2014 participating in a range of tours and conversations with various groups. During their visit to Hawaii, The Elders will speak to student leaders, to civic and business leaders, to cultural and environmental leaders, and to the general public. They also will have the chance to learn about Hawaii's history and multicultural approach to living with peace and aloha. The general public is welcome to attend two events that will feature The Elders, find out more about the events on the Schedule & Tickets page.

Media will be invited to attend various events both open to the public and invitation only. To ensure you have access to all pertinent events, please register for media credentials before August 25, 2014.  

Media interviews will be granted during their visit. To arrange an interview, contact: Maria Carl, or 808-778-0308

Pillars of Peace is also on Twitter at and on Facebook at for up-to-date information.

Past Press Releases

8-31-2014 - Pillars of Peace Hawaii hosts The Elders’ Hawaiian and Environmental Leaders Roundtable, “Climate Change in Hawai‘i – A Call to Leadership” and Public Talk Program, “A Just and Inclusive Global Community”

8-30-2014 - Pillars of Peace Hawaii hosts The Elders’ Student Leaders Program, “Leaders Make the Future: The Wisdom of Elders and Youngers”

8-29-2014 - Pillars of Peace Hawaii hosts The Elders’ Leadership Forum, “Ethical Leadership in a Rapidly Changing World”

7-14-14 - The Elders to Headline Pillars of Peace Hawaii Events

1-15-2013 - Pillars of Peace Hawaii Welcomes Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi

2-17-2012 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Visit Oahu April 14-16

4-10-2012 - Hawai‘i Community Foundation to Offer Free, Live Webcasts of Pillars of Peace Hawaii’s Dalai Lama Events

About the Hawaii Community Foundation

With 98 years of community service, the Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) is the leading philanthropic institution in the state. HCF is a steward of more than 650 funds, including more than 190 scholarship funds, created by donors who desire to transform lives and improve communities. In 2013, $43 million in grants and contracts were distributed statewide, including $4 million in scholarships. HCF also serves as a resource on community issues and trends in the nonprofit sector. Visit for more information.