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Cheap Liability-Only Car Insurance: Which Companies Have the Cheapest Liability Car Insurance in 2021
March 9, 2021

Professor of Finance Jing Ai discusses the differences between liability-only and full-coverage car insurances. 

Compare Care Insurance Quote & Rates for 2021
March 9, 2021

Professor of Finance Jing Ai's remarks were featured on She provided information on what to look for when comparing auto insurances. 

Best credit card with no annual fee

November 28, 2020

Assistant Professor of Finance Nimesh Patel commented on what to consider when applying for credit cards with no annual fees.

West Coast states urge against travel, putting Hawaii’s fragile tourism recovery at risk

Hawaii News Now
November 16, 2020

Those advisories are drawing concern among Hawaii travel officials, who worry they could derail the fragile tourism recovery seen since the state launched its pre-travel testing program in October.

Hawaii County starts allowing tested inter-island travelers to skip quarantine

Hawaii News Now
October 21, 2020

The Big Island is now allowing inter-island travelers to skip quarantine if they present a negative COVID-19 test.

An empty Waikiki triggers a soul searching about Hawaii’s no. 1 tourist destination

Hawaii News Now
June 25, 2020

COVID-19 has shutdown the state's no. 1 tourism destination—Waikiki.

Inter-island quarantine lifted, residents jump at chance to reunite with loved ones

Hawaii News Now
June 16, 2020

Reopening travel to the Neighbor Islands is a great test run before reopening tourism.

6 in 10 mainland travelers say they’d be willing to be tested for COVID-19 to visit Hawaii

Hawaii News Now
June 9, 2020

A research study by Professor Jerry Agrusa says 6 in 10 mainland travelers are willing to be tested for COVID-19 to visit Hawaii.

Hawaii isn’t messing around when it comes to enforcing tourist quarantines

The Washington Post
May 20, 2020

Hawaii's restrictions on visitors are one of the most stringent in the nation.

Buy Roku Stock If It Dips After Next Week’s Earnings

February 4, 2020

Assistant Professor of Finance Tray Spilker commented on Roku's 2019 stock performance and future earnings despite growing competition in the streaming market.

With Rising Threats and Falling Profitability, Stay Clear of ROKU Stock

January 27, 2020

Marketing Associate Professor Nathaniel Hartmann provided his expert analysis on Roku's marketing strategy to increase revenues and profits.

Cheap Car Insurance in 2019

October 15, 2019

Dr. Jing Ai, Professor of Finance, First Insurance Company Distinguished Professor, Faculty Advisor, FMA and Insurance & Risk Management Track at the Shidler College of Business, was interviewed for WalletHub's 2019 car insurance study. Ai shared her expert opinion on the pros and cons of cheap car insurance.

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

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 (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. 

Land Holdings, Even Far From Campus, Lucrative for Some Colleges

Wall Street Journal
January 22, 2019

Jay H. Shidler’s recent gift of cash and real estate ground leases to the Shidler College of Business was featured today in The Wall Street Journal.

UH Shidler College of Business inducts five executives into its Hall of Honors

Pacific Business News
October 23, 2018

The Hall of Honors event has evolved into a major fundraiser for scholarships to the Shidler College of Business.

Field Notes: This Little Park Below Diamond Head Road is a Hidden Outdoor Gem

Honolulu Magazine
October 17, 2018

Then a homeowner living on the oceanfront decided to step up: Jay Shidler. “This is his neighborhood, he lives here,” says Woll, of the business leader and philanthropist. “He doesn’t want any publicity, but he put in over half a million dollars to renovate Mākālei,” and Le‘āhi Park, just up the road. “It’s the biggest-ever cash donation to the parks department.”

#MeToo: One Year Later

October 17, 2018

“The public might be outraged, demanding swift actions when sexual harassment charges are brought forward against someone with political connections,” said Hannah-Hanh D. Nguyen, an associate professor of management at The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. “But our public servants are long-term employees with job security.”

Shidler Recovering at Rehab Hospital of the Pacific After Suffering a Stroke

Pacific Business News
October 8, 2018

Jay Shidler, founder and managing director of The Shidler Group and benefactor of the University of Hawaii business school that bears his name, is recuperating at the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific in Honolulu after suffering a stroke last week.

Hawaii Philanthropist, Businessman Jay Shidler Sidelined by Stroke

October 4, 2018

Hawaii philanthropist and businessman, Jay Shidler has stepped aside from leading the local real estate investment firm he founded after suffering a stroke on September 23. Shidler said the other two managing partners in The Shidler Group, Kimbery Aquino and Larry Taff will lead the investment firm during the coming weeks so that he can fully concentrate on his health.

Oktoberfest Facts – History, Beer, Food & More

September 12, 2018

Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Marketing, Miao Hu, provides tips for Oktober Fest fun.