ARVO Foundation Gala

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | Honolulu, HI
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ARVO Foundation Gala

The Saturday evening before the Annual Meeting, the ARVO Foundation hosts a dinner of over 400 members and friends of ARVO to honor individuals and organizations who have shown dedication to the ARVO Foundation and its mission. The Gala is the ARVO Foundation's largest fundraising event of the year.

We invite you to join your friends and colleagues under the swaying palms for a very special Hawaiian-themed evening of tropical drinks, family-style luau dinner, Polynesian entertainment, surprises and fun as we kick off the ARVO week with a party on the lagoon to benefit the ARVO Foundation.

Saturday, April 28, 2018
Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort
Great Lawn 
(outdoors)
2005 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI, USA

Welcome reception:  6:15 pm
Dinner and ceremony: 7:00 pm
Dessert reception immediately to follow dinner.

Information for guests

Check in: There are no physical tickets for this event. Please check in at the registration tables when you arrive to receive your placecard with your table number.

Meal: A Hawaiian luau meal will be served family-style. Gluten free and vegetarian options are included in the evening's menu and will be labeled.  If you have a food allergy, please follow the instructions provided to communicate with staff when you purchase your ticket or buy your table.

Attire: The event will be outdoors on the lawn. Guests are encouraged to dress comfortably in “resort attire,” which includes clothing such as khakis, Hawaiian shirts, open collared shirts, sundresses, sandals or boat shoes (suits and cocktail dresses are not necessary)

Tickets and sponsorships

Tickets, tables and other sponsorship sales are now closed. If we missed you this year, please save the date for the 2019 ARVO Foundation Gala in Vancouver on Saturday, April 27, 2019.

Nicolas G. Bazan, MD, PhD, FARVO

2018 ARVO Foundation Honoree

Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD, FARVO

2018 ARVO Foundation Honoree

Alice McPherson, MD

2018 ARVO Foundation Honoree