Richard Sears, the Center’s Dean of Admissions and Business Operations, retired on December 31, 2022. Sears served at the Center for over 20 years and previously for 30 years in the United States Navy.
DKI APCSS recognized Raut’s contributions as an alumnus who significantly improved the peace and security within his country of Nepal and in the Indo-Pacific Region. Raut’s Fellows Project resulted in seven new provincial emergency operation centers. He drafted eight of the fifteen laws required to support the expansion of the EOCs. He also played an instrumental role in passing significant policies that included the Disaster Management Act, Risk Reduction Policy, and the National Strategic Action Plan.
Honolulu--The Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE) has granted accreditation to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS). Announcement of the action was made by Dr. Lois Gackenheimer, Commission Chair, following the Commission Meeting of the Council on Occupational Education on September 16, 2021. The award of accreditation status is based on an evaluation to demonstrate that DKI APCSS meets not only the standards of quality of the Commission, but also the needs of Fellows, the community, and employees. The Commission's evaluation process includes an extensive self-study by the Center and an intensive review [...]
Five employees and one departmental team of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies were honored May 20 by Honolulu Federal Executive Board during their 65th Annual Excellence in Federal Government awards. Because of the COVID-19 restrictions, the FEB ceremony was held virtually. The DKI APCSS awardees were also recognized during a virtual All Hands meeting. DKI APCSS Director Pete Gumataotao and Deputy Director Jim Hirai and nearly 130 employees were on hand to congratulate and support their team. “Every year we recognize within our Center some incredible folks who are role models, and I really appreciate all [...]
DKI APCSS Director Pete Gumataotao hosted the event honoring Lt. Gen. Stackpole and all that he brought to the Center. Chief of Regional Engagement Operations Lenore Patton and Chief of Admissions Tom Patykula Family members and invited guests applaud Mrs. Vivien Stackpole for demonstrating courage and resolve at the loss of her late husband. Event Coordinator Cherrielynn Kamahele assists Mrs. Stackpole to untie the maile lei to officially dedicate the Auditorium as “The H.C. “Hank” Stackpole III Auditorium” Director Gumataotao provides closing remarks. View more [...]
Five employees and one departmental team of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies were honored May 7 by Center leadership. Because of the COVID-19 restrictions, DKI APCSS held at a virtual ceremony online during an “All Hands” webinar. DKI APCSS Director Pete Gumataotao and Deputy Director Jim Hirai and nearly 130 employees were on hand to congratulate and support their team. “Every year we recognize within our Center some incredible folks who are role models, and I really appreciate all the supervisors and leaders who take the time to nominate their people,” said Director Gumataotao from his [...]