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2018 Asian Hall of Fame

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Fairmont Olympic Hotel
411 University St, Seattle, WA, 98101
Saturday, May 05, 2018 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm Organized by: Robert Chinn Foundation (Contact)
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Event Description

The Robert Chinn Foundation invites you to attend the


2018 Asian Hall of Fame Celebration

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Fairmont Olympic Hotel ● 411 University Street ● Seattle, Washington 98101

6:00pm Reception and Entertainment ● 7:00pm Dinner and Program


Join us in recognizing our 2018 honorees:

Kourtney Kang - Writer, Producer - Fresh Off the Boat and How I Met Your Mother

Kevin Kwan - Best-Selling Author, Crazy Rich Asians

Melissa Lee - Host, Fast Money on CNBC

Roy Yamaguchi - Chef/Founder of Roy's, Humble Market Kitchin, and Eating House 1849 Restaurants

With special guest performer, Luna Lee - World Famous Gayageum Artist


$200 per person, Festival-Evening Attire

Proceeds of the event benefit Robert Chinn Foundation programs

(such as the Asian Hall of Fame and community grants)




Karen Wong, President ● Derek Chinn, Treasurer

David Blandford, Dr. Lily Chang, Letitia Fong, Kyle Fukuchi, Angela Gee, Aaron Olson

Eddie Pasatiempo, Jim Reed, Jr., Nate Rothbauer, Sue Taylor, Dawn Wheeler



 Bing Cardenas Branigin, Win Chang, Honorable Doug Chin, Attorney General of Hawaii, Rich Cho, Kuntesh Chokshi, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Jonathan Geiger, Manny Gonzalez, Jay Im, Cindy Jones,   Deanna Kwong, Jeanette Lee, Jerry Lee, Martin Liang, Elaine Liu, Sonita Lontoh, Tom Norwalk, Kyle Okamoto, Ram Ramachandran, Jim Reed, Sr., Luba Tolkachyov, Ryan Yamamoto, Jie Yu

Event Management by Melissa Forziat Events and Marketing


Premier Sponsor - US Bank

Diamond Sponsor - Moet Hennessy USA

A&A PrintingAlaska AirlinesBig Island CandiesBritish Motor Coach ● Charles Schwab

Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel Marination/Super Six  ● Service Solutions


 Fairmont Olympic Hotel

411 University Street

Seattle, Washingon 98101


Parking: The Fairmont is offering guests of the Asian Hall of Fame a discounted rate for self-parking at the Olympic Parking Garage at 415 Seneca St. near 5th Ave.: $10 for the evening if you park after 5:00pm.

Room Block: For attendees from out of town, be sure to take advantage of our discounted room block rates at the Fairmont, available up to three days before and after the event.

Guest Rates

                                       Deluxe Rooms $309                                    Deluxe Executive Suite $369

                                       Executive Suites $339                                

To reserve your room, call the Hotel directly at 206-621-1700 ext 3131 OR (toll-free 1-800-821-8106) OR go to https://aws.passkey.com/go/asiahalloffame2018 and tell them that you are part of the Asian Hall of Fame. 

When booking, remember that check in begins at 3:00pm and check out ends at noon.  These rates are available until April 6, 2018, so be sure to book now!



From I-5 Northbound (Portland, OR) / Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

As you approach downtown Seattle, move into the left lane 

Take exit 165 (Seneca Street)

From the stop light, continue straight two blocks moving to the right lane 

Turn right onto 4th Avenue 

Drive one block to University Street and turn right (The Fairmont Olympic Hotel will be on the right)


From I-5 Southbound (Vancouver, BC)

Take exit 165B (Union Street) and drive two blocks to 5th Avenue 

Turn left onto 5th Avenue and drive two blocks to Seneca Street 

Turn right onto Seneca Street and drive one block to 4th Avenue 

Turn right onto 4th Avenue and drive one block to University Street 

Turn right onto University Street 

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel will be on the right

*When driving South, do not to enter the Express Lanes.