The 2018 Asian Hall of Fame Celebration is the pinnacle event of the Robert Chinn Foundation, taking place during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month:

May 5, 2018
6:00 P.M. Reception
7:00 P.M. Dinner and Program
Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Registration for the 2018 Asian Hall of Fame will open in March 2018!

Our 2017 Honorees

Our 2017 honorees included outstanding Asian Pacific Americans:

Johnny Damon (Former Major League Baseball Player, 2x World Series Champion)

Daniel Dae Kim (Producer, Actor – Lost and Hawaii Five-0)

Duy-Loan Le (Engineer, Texas Instruments Senior Fellow, Holder of 24 Patents)

Sonita Lontoh (Silicon Valley Executive, White House Global Entrepreneurship Summit, State Dept. TechWomen).

Stay tuned for the announcement of our Asian Hall of Fame Class of 2018 coming up in the New Year!

Asian Hall of Fame

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Last Year’s Asian Hall Of Fame Event!

The Asian Hall of Fame is a project of the Robert Chinn Foundation and was established in 2004. Asian Hall of Fame is a national recognition event for Asian Pacific Americans that honors achievements across industry and ethnicity with a national reach. The event not only honors achievements, it inspires the next generation and builds a national community of Asian Pacific Americans. The initial inductees in 2004 were Gary Locke, Former Washington State Governor and Ambassador to China; Rick Noji, Track and Field Athlete; Yuji Okumoto, Actor; George Tsutakawa, Painter and Sculptor; Z.Z. Wei, Painter.

The Asian Hall of Fame is spearheaded by our experienced and dedicated National Advisory Board.  Read more about our National Advisory Board here.

Past Honorees Include:

Nathan Adrian (2014), Olympic Swimmer

Richard Cho (2011), Pro Sports Management

Connie Chung (2016), Television Journalist

Johnny Damon (2017), Former Major League Baseball Player, 2x World Series Champion

Benson Henderson (2015), UFC and WEC Champion

Carrie Ann Inaba (2017), TV Host, Choreographer, and Producer

Daniel Dae Kim (2017), Producer, Actor (Lost and Hawaii Five-0)

Duy-Loan Le (2017), Engineer, Texas Instruments Senior Fellow, Holder of 24 Patents

Bruce Lee (2016), Martial Artist, Philosopher, Actor, Writer, Director

Jeanette Lee (2015), World Class Billiards Player

Gary Locke (2004), Secretary of Commerce, Ambassador to China

Sonita Lontoh (2017), Silicon Valley Executive, State Department TechWomen

Dr Connie Mariano (2011), White House Physician

Norman Y. Mineta (2014), Secretary of Transportation and Commerce

Betty Nguyen (2015), Journalist

Loida Nicolas-Lewis (2007), CEO, TLC Beatrice

Rick Noji (2004), Track and Field

Apolo Anton Ohno (2007), Olympic Speed Skater

Yuji Okumoto (2004), Actor

Grace Park (2014), Actor, Hawaii Five-O

Major General Antonio Taguba (2016), Retired, US Army

George Tsutakawa (2004), Painter, Sculptor

Manu Tuiasosopo (2014), NFL Player and Super Bowl Champion

Z.Z. Wei (2004), Painter

Kristi Yamaguchi (2016), Olympic Gold Medalist, Figure Skating

Teddy Zee (2011), Hollywood Producer and Executive

To learn more about the criteria for honorees of the Asian Hall of Fame, click here.

OUR SPONSORS

Thank you to our Asian Hall of Fame sponsors who make the event a continued success.

Event Management Provided by: Melissa Forziat Events and Marketing