News

HiBEAM donates $25K to UH Business Plan Competition in honor of venture capitalist pioneer Billy Richardson

May 16, 2019

HiBEAM funds a $25,000 UH Business Plan Competition Award in honor of well-known lawyer, entrepreneur and educator Billy Richardson, the son of the founder and namesake of the William S. Richardson School of Law.

“Business Night” fosters student and professional interactions

May 10, 2019

The 58th Annual Shidler College of Business premier student event “Business Night” drew over 500 business professionals and students to Sheraton Waikiki on May 2nd for an evening of networking, learning and sharing.

City Mill Company, Ltd. / Chung Kun Ai Foundation establishes scholarship endowment

May 10, 2019

The City Mill Company, Ltd. / Chung Kun Ai Foundation has made a recent donation to elevate their longstanding, annual scholarship to an endowment to support full-time, undergraduate students at the Shidler College of Business in perpetuity.

Idea for Innovative Mobility Device, Inspired by a Founder's Brother, Wins 2019 UH Business Plan Competition

April 30, 2019
The Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) is pleased to announce that a team of biology, business and mechanical engineering students received first place honors in the 2019 UH Business Plan Competition.

Shidler Team Takes First Among U.S. Schools and Third Overall in Milgard Competition

April 11, 2019

Undergraduate students from the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business competed at the Milgard Invitational Case Competition on corporate social responsibility.

Events

2019 Maui Alumni Scholarship Fundraiser

5:30 - 8:30 p.m., The Leis Family Class Act Dining Room, Maui College

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

5:00pm - 6:00pm UH Maui College, Laulima 227

Summer Session I: First Day of Instruction

Summer Session Begins

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

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Hawai'i Community College, Building 379A, Room 6A

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

5:30pm - 6:30pm Lana'i Education Center, Room 103

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

6:00pm - 7:00pm Shidler College of Business, Executive Education Center, A301

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: James Chong (BBA 2005)

July 26, 2018

James Chong (BBA 2005) has been named vice president and credit products officer in community development banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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.