News

TEN STUDENT-LED VENTURES APPROVED FOR TAKEOFF IN THE 2019 SUMMER STARTUP LAUNCHPAD

July 3, 2019

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, ten teams of founders graduated from the 2019 Summer Startup Launchpad, presented by the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) at the Shidler College of Business. Each team made 7-minute presentations to a panel of entrepreneurship and innovation experts, and received certificates for completing the rigorous requirements of the 6-week program. The celebratory event also selected two teams, which were voted by their peers “Most Likely to Orbit,” based on the founders’ progress during the program. All teams received claps and cheers from their cohort mates.

Northwestern Mutual Hawai’i creates $50,000 scholarship at Shidler College

June 24, 2019

Northwestern Mutual Hawai’i has committed $50,000 to establish an endowed scholarship
to support full-time undergraduate students at the Shidler College of Business at UH Mānoa.

Will Weinstein returns for his 16th Ethics Conversation Series

June 21, 2019

The former securities executive Will K. Weinstein is returning to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa to moderate his annual Ethics Conversation Series. The series features an impressive lineup of knowledgeable professionals to examine ethical issues in business, law, medicine, sports and politics as part of his summer course, “Integrity and Ethics in the Real World.”

Christine Camp Featured at Flores Real Estate Lecture

May 28, 2019

Real estate developer Christine Camp was featured at the 3rd annual Flores Real Estate Lectures Series on May 9 at the Waialae Country Club.

Business Community Helps Raise Funds for the School of Accountancy

May 24, 2019

Over 200 professionals and students gathered at the inaugural School of Accountancy (SOA) Alumni & Friends Lunch at Pacific Club on May 16th to raise funds for the School of Accountancy Advancement Fund.

Donors Honored at Faculty Endowment Luncheon

May 20, 2019

Donors and Shidler faculty gathered at the Pacific Club on April 29th to celebrate the accomplishments of the college's endowed faculty members.

Events

Ethics in Capitalism

A part of the Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series

Medical Ethics

A part of the Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series

Ethics in College and Professional Athletics

A part of the Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series

Money and Entitlement: Ethical Dilemma

A part of the Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series

Ethics in Politics

A part of the Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series

Summer Session II: Last Day of Instruction

Summer Session II Ends

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.