News & Announcements


Unique Gait Trainer wins UH Breakthrough Innovative Challenge

On Thursday, November 15, the Shidler College of Business’ Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) conducted the final round and announced the winners of the 2018 University of Hawaii (UH) Breakthrough Innovation Challenge.


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.



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 11

Maui - Info Session: Distance Exec MBA & Master of HR

5:30pm - 7:00pm UH Maui College, Laulima 227

Feb 18

Holiday: Presidents Day

Holiday Observed: Presidents Day

Feb 27

Tokyo Alumni & Friends Mixer

6:30 - 9:00 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

6:30 - 9:00 p.m. at The Leighton at Lanson Place

Mar 7

CUIBE 2019 Governance Meeting

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa (By invitation only)

Mar 7

Executive Vineyards

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

Mar 14

Oahu - Info Session: Executive MBA

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

Mar 18

Spring Recess

Spring Recess

Mar 20

Cyber Security Workshop

Save the date. Details to be announced.

Mar 21

Info Session: Global MBA & Master of Accounting

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

Mar 26

Holiday: Kuhio Day

Holiday Observed: Kuhio Day

Apr 19

Holiday: Good Friday

Holiday Observed: Good Friday

Apr 25

Info Session: Global MBA & Master of Accounting

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

May 2

Last Day of Instruction Spring 2019

Last Day of Instruction

May 2

2019 Business Night

5:00 - 9:00 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki

May 3
May 6

Spring 2019 Examination Period

Spring 2019 Examination Period

May 9
May 10

Shidler Spring 2019 Commencement Celebration

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

May 11

Spring 2019 Commencement

Spring 2019 Commencement

May 16

School of Accountancy Alumni & Friends Lunch

11:30am - 1:00pm, Oahu Country Club

May 20

PACE: Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship

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