News & Announcements



Braving the Nor’easter weather, Shidler College of Business undergraduate students traveled to Boston to participate in the 9th Annual CUIBE (Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education) International Business Case Competition held at Northeastern University D'Amore-McKim School of Business from October 25 - 27, 2018.

Shidler College awards 360 scholarships totaling $1.1 million

Nearly 350 donors and students attended the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business Scholarship Luncheon at the Hilton Hawaiian Village and Resort. The annual event honors scholarship donors and their student recipients, and allows them to meet one another.

First Insurance Company established second $1 million professorship at Shidler College

First Insurance Company of Hawai‘i (FICOH), the oldest and largest insurance company headquartered in Hawai‘i, has donated $500,000 to fund a second faculty endowment at the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business.  The First Insurance Company of Hawaii Distinguished Professorship in Insurance will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the college f

Shidler College inducts five distinguished alumni into its Hall of Honor

Five distinguished alumni were honored at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Shidler College of Business annual Hall of Honor Awards fundraising dinner on October 11, 2018, at the Sheraton Waikiki.

Alumnus Christopher Helm establishes $100,000 endowment for leadership award at Shidler College

Shidler College of Business alumnus Christopher Helm and wife Debra have established a $100,000 endowment through the Helm Family Trust to endow the David Bess Leadership Award. Each year, the award is presented to a promising student leader during the college’s Business Night event.

Visionary gift from Hawaii businessman and philanthropist transforming education at University of Washington and University of Hawaii

An innovative gift from Honolulu-based real estate investor Jay H. Shidler to the Universities of Washington (UW) and Hawaii is being celebrated this week in Seattle. The gift includes cash, potential future leasing income and a transformational real estate gift to be realized a century from now.

Asian Field Study program merges education, culture and business

Shidler business students visit five Asian cities to experience global business first hand.

Dr. Tae-Ung Baik discusses human rights in the Asia Pacific at the Paul Chung Memorial Lecture Series

Dr. Tae-Ung Baik gave an insightful talk on the on-going battle of the International Human Rights Law and enforced disappearances in the Asia Pacific region at this year's Dr. N.H. Paul Chung Memorial Lecture & Luncheon.

School of Accountancy Scholarship named for former accounting firm partner Manny Sylvester

Local accounting firm Accuity LLP and the Shidler College of Business accounting faculty joined forces to establish a $50,000 endowed scholarship in honor of Manuel (Manny) R. Sylvester, former managing partner of Coopers & Lybrand.

Shidler alumnus Kai Galli secures career with the Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC)

Shidler alumnus Kai Galli (BBA 2017) joined the Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) Miami region, as a financial institution specialist in March 2018. The FDIC is a federal agency that insures deposits in banks and thrift institutions in the United States and foreign countries.

Shidler graduates 32 students from its Vietnam MBA program

Donning their caps and gowns, a total of 32 students from the UH Shidler College of Business MBA for Executives in Vietnam (VEMBA) received their diplomas during two separate commencement ceremonies near their respective campuses in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series returns this summer

The candid and lively fund manager and former securities executive Will K. Weinstein is returning to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa to moderate his annual Ethics Conversation Series. Each year, Weinstein invites distinguished professionals to campus to address ethical issues that are making headlines around the world.

Shidler student receives dream internship with Stanley Cup champions

Shidler undergraduate student John Hewer received his dream marketing internship this summer with the Washington Capitals, a professional ice hockey team, thanks to Rick Varley and Patrick Stuart from the Shidler Internship and Career Development Office.

Parents honor their sons with a $2 million bequest

The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa received a $2 million bequest from the estate of Clifford and Blanche Hee to expand their scholarship in honor of their sons, Thomas and Michael Hee. Both sons unfortunately predeceased their parents due to complications arising from Hemophilia.

Students and alumni volunteer to help Hawai‘i's homeless

The Shidler Alumni Association, Inter-Business Council and IBC senators from all of Shidler’s student clubs came together to organize a community service project benefitting homeless adults, children and families in the Kaka‘ako neighborhood.



Nov 15

Info Session: Global MBA & Master of Accounting

6:00 - 8:00 pm, Shidler College of Business, Room D-204

Nov 22

Holiday: Thanksgiving Day

Holiday Observed: Thanksgiving Day

Nov 28

Professional-in-Residence: Gregory Kim

2:00 - 4:15 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room E-402

Dec 1

Beta Gamma Sigma Initiation Ceremony

9:00 - 11:00 a.m., Shidler College of Business, Room A-101 (By invitation only)

Dec 5

Professional-in-Residence: Piia Aarma

2:00 - 4:15 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room E-402

Dec 6

Last day of Fall 2018 instruction

Fall 2018 instruction ends

Dec 10

Fall 2018 Final Examinations

Fall 2018 Final Examination Period

Dec 14

Shidler Fall 2018 Commencement Celebration

5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Shidler Courtyard

Dec 15

UH Manoa Fall 2018 Commencement

Commencement, Fall 2018 semester ends

Dec 25

Holiday: Christmas Day

Holiday Observed: Christmas Day

Jan 1

Holiday: 2019 New Year's Day

Holiday Observed: 2019 New Year's Day

Jan 3

Hawaii Accounting Research Conference 2019

January 3 - January 5, UH Mānoa

Jan 7

First Day of Spring 2019 Instruction

Beginning of Spring 2019 Session

Jan 16

Oahu - Info Session: Executive MBA

6:00pm - 7:30pm, Executive Education Center, Room A-301, Shidler College of Business 

Jan 17

Info Session: Global MBA & Master of Accounting

6:00 - 8:00 pm, Shidler College of Business, Room D-204


Jan 21

Holiday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Holiday Observed: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Feb 18

Holiday: Presidents Day

Holiday Observed: Presidents Day

Feb 27

Tokyo Alumni & Friends Mixer

5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the Tokyo Marriott Hotel

Feb 28

Info Session: Global MBA & Master of Accounting

6:00 - 8:00 pm, Shidler College of Business, Room D-204

Mar 1

2019 Hong Kong Alumni & Friends Event

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at The Leighton at Lanson Place

Mar 7

CUIBE 2019 Governance Meeting

Waikoloa Beach Marriot Resort & Spa (By invitation only)

Mar 7

Executive Vineyards

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at The Royal Hawaiian

Mar 18

Spring Recess

Spring Recess

Mar 20

Cyber Security Workshop

Save the date. Details to be announced.

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