News

Shidler International Business Program Ranked Among the Best in the Nation

September 12, 2019

In the U.S. News & World Report ranking for 2020, Shidler College of Business was ranked 15th in international business and 112 among national business programs.

Climate Change Focus of 2019 Paul Chung Memorial Lecture

September 11, 2019

The 2019 Dr. N.H. Paul Chung Memorial Lecture and Luncheon was held on August 27 at the Prince Waikiki Hotel. The lecture focused on climate change and featured keynote speaker Admiral Paul Zukunft, U.S. Coast Guard (retired).

Shidler Day 2019 Kicks off Another School Year

September 9, 2019

The Shidler College of Business welcomed new and returning Shidler and pre-business students to the 2019-20 school year during its annual Shidler Day event on September 5. 

Visitor Industry Leader Keith Vieira Donates $1 Million to Shidler College for Scholarships

September 5, 2019

Former Starwood Hotels & Resorts Executive Keith Vieira donates $1 million to Shidler College to fund scholarships for Hawai‘i students.

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business Joins Forces With School of Travel Industry Management

August 29, 2019

Tourism is the biggest industry in Hawaiʻi, and the TIM School can be one of the best

Latest Dine Around Draws Largest Crowd Yet

August 27, 2019

The Shidler Alumni Association’s (SAA) annual Dine Around event was attended by nearly 100 alumni and friends on August 21 at the International Market Place in Waikiki. The unique networking event is an opportunity for alumni and friends to mix and mingle in a casual environment, as well as make new meaningful business connections.

Events

Oahu - Info Session: Distance Learning Exec MBA & Master of HR

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

Kaua'i - Info Session: Distance Exec MBA & Master of HR

5:30 - 7:00p.m. Kaua'i Community College, Learning Resource Center, Room 124B.

Hall of Honor Awards 2019

5:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel

Data Analytics Session #1

9 a.m.-Noon, BusAd Room A101

Data Analytics Session #2

1-4:30 p.m., BusAd Room A101

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

5:30 - 7:00 p.m., Hawaii Community College, Building 379, Room 1

In The News

How Charities Talk to Donors After Getting a Huge Gift

Chronicle of Philanthropy
March 21, 2019

Fundraisers at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Shidler College of Business were also careful about their decisions following a mega-gift, but, lucky for the, they had been through the drill before.

Jay Shidler joins the debate on taxing REITs in Hawaii

Pacific Business News
March 20, 2019

Hawaii real estate investor Jay Shidler, who has created multiple real estate investment trusts over the years, joined the debate over taxing REITSin Hawaii this week in testimony over opposing a bill that would break with federal law by imposing a corporate income tax on REITs that own commercial real estate in Hawaii.

Cybersecurity Sunrise

Hawaii News Now
March 18, 2019

UH workshop to show businesses how to prevent cyber attacks.

UH Manoa graduate programs receive national recognition

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
March 12, 2019

Some of the nation’s best graduate schools and programs are at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 ranking.

7 ways to ensure IT gets the credit it deserves

CIO
February 13, 2019

Tung Bui, chair and professor of information technology, was quoted in an article entitled “7 ways to ensure IT gets the credit it deserves” in the Feb. 13 issue of CIO.com (93,872 monthly unique visitors).

The Future of Blockchain in Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter
February 1, 2019

Dr. Elizabeth Davidson, Information Technology Management professor at the Shidler College of Business shared her insight on what blockchain may mean to the future of healthcare. 

Class Notes

Class Notes: Kyle Oura (MAcc 2005) and Cindy Chen (BBA 2004)

June 7, 2018

Shidler alums Kyle Oura (MAcc 2005) and Cindy Chen (BBA 2004) moved to the San Francisco Bay area in 2005 after graduating from UH Manoa.

Class Notes: Kelvin Chun (BBA 1982)

June 6, 2018

Kelvin Chun (BBA 1982) has been re-elected to the board of the Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union. He will serve a three-year term. Chun is an award winning educator, magician, balloon sculptor and kite enthusiast.

Class Notes: Richard Baker (BBA 2014)

June 5, 2018

Richard Baker (BBA 2014) has joined Facebook as an operations analyst. Previously, Baker was an audit senior at Deloitte. Along with a BBA from Shidler, Baker also holds a bachelor's degree in Chinese from UH Manoa.

Mary Grace Jacot (BBA 2000)

May 21, 2018

Mary Grace Jacot (BBA 2000) has been named the 2018 First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine Businesswoman of the Year. Grace is president and CEO of S.E.T. - Pacific, Inc., an energy systems contractor based in Tamuning, Guam. Grace accepted her award at the Businesswoman of the Year gala in April and was featured on the cover of the May issue of Guam Business Magazine.