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A live-learn-work community for changemakers
September 8, 2023

The Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) at the Shidler College of Business is the home for an integrated set of leading-edge entrepreneurship programs at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. PACE is dedicated to fostering the entrepreneurial spirit among all members of the university and local community.

Hawaii Bicycling League's executive director has turned a passion into a profession
September 8, 2023

At age 12, Travis Counsell dreamed of owning a ski and bicycle shop in Colorado. Today, he said his career has come “full circle.”

Best CD Rates
August 16, 2023

Assistant Professor of Finance, Tray Spilker, discusses the benefits of investing in a certificate of deposit (CD) and some of the most common mistakes made when shopping for them.

UH students set to move into new state-of-the-art facility inspired by Utah school
July 4, 2023

In early August, University of Hawaii students will move into a new state-of-the-art facility that sits next to the Manoa campus.

Alumna, entrepreneur making a splash with support from UH Mānoa
June 26, 2023

Juliana Rogers fell in love with the ocean as a child. It was not until her young adult life, that she began to pursue surfing. The first time she spent hours on a board was the same time she knew her career would revolve around the water. Since then, she has turned it into a new business, crediting the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for her success.

New $70M UH Mānoa student dorm on track to open this year
May 25, 2023

A new $70 million, state-of-the-art learning center dormitory at UH Mānoa is on track to open for the fall semester.

New UH dorms designed as innovative incubator for next generation of entrepreneurs
May 25, 2023

The historic Atherton YMCA houses are being converted into a new complex called RISE, an acronym for Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs.

5 UH Mānoa grad programs among nation’s top 75
April 25, 2023

Sixteen graduate programs at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa have been nationally recognized for academic and research excellence, according to the 2023–24 U.S. News and World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings, released on April 25.

‘Greece Lightning’ returns after 20 years amidst UH volleyball’s quest for 3-peat
April 21, 2023

One of the most decorated volleyball players in University of Hawaiʻi history thinks the top-ranked Rainbow Warriors can win a third straight national championship in 2023 but says the focus must start from their side of the net.

Umbrella Insurance
March 8, 2023

Professor Jing Ai discusses who should purchase umbrella insurance and how people should choose their coverage limits.

TIM school gala seeks $400,000 for scholarships
February 27, 2023

“Celebrate a Legacy in Tourism,” the largest fundraiser for the University of Hawaii School of Travel Industry Management at the Shidler College of Business, is on track to set a fundraising record this year, but officials say more money is needed to help Hawaii’s visitor industry firm up its hiring pipeline amid continued labor shortages and a graying workforce.

Studied To Death? Some Say Hawaii Doesn’t Need More Data Before Acting On Overtourism
February 27, 2023

As Hawaii tourism rebounds three years after being effectively shut down during the pandemic, political, community and business leaders are reprising a question central to policy discussions about the state’s most prominent industry: How many tourists is too many?

NSA Engages with Partners, Public During Top Scientific Conference in Hawaii
February 23, 2023

This year, NSA attended and sponsored the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) at the Hyatt Regency Maui. Held over three days in January, it serves as the longest-standing working scientific conference on information technology management in the world.

$250K endowed scholarship to support first-gen Shidler students
February 2, 2023

Being someone who truly understands the daunting role of being the first in a family to attend college, alumna Sheila Kan Chuang, has established the Kan-Chuang Hope Endowed Scholarship with a gift of $250,000 to support undergraduate students pursuing a degree at the Shidler college. The scholarship will help students who may be the first generation in their family to attend college.

$250K gift updates Shidler Student Leadership Center
January 8, 2023

The newly modernized Roland and Evelyn Casamina House of Finance Undergraduate Student Leadership Center was unveiled during a blessing ceremony held on January 6 at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business.

UH’s online executive MBA program nationally recognized
January 3, 2023

According to Bankrate, a national consumer financial services company, Shidler College of Business has been ranked as one of the top five online executive MBA programs for 2022.

Cheapest Car Insurance in Hawaii
December 19, 2022

Professor Jing Ai discusses the fairness of car insurance companies when setting premiums. 

Student-led travel industry networking event links students, professionals
December 6, 2022

Over 140 people attended the 2022 Nā Kukui Netlinks, a networking showcase hosted by students from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s School of Travel Industry Management (TIM School).

UH scientists among world’s most influential researchers
November 16, 2022

Shidler Professor Stephen Vargo appeared on the premier Web of Science’s Highly Cited Researchers list for 2022 for the ninth consecutive year.

U.S. tourists willing to pay more for locally-sourced foods in Hawaiʻi
September 8, 2022

A study co-authored by TIM School Professor Jerry Agrusa's study shows that tourists to Hawaiʻi from the continental U.S. are willing to pay more for locally-sourced foods while on vacation in the islands to help the state become a more sustainable tourism destination

New UH student-run venture fund announces first investments
August 18, 2022

The Calvin Shindo Student Venture Fund, a program under the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE), announced its first-ever strategic investments totaling $20,000 in Hohonu and Reeler.

University of Hawaii at Manoa RISE student housing facility to open in fall 2023
July 26, 2022

The University of Hawaii at Manoa will begin welcoming its first student residents at Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs, or RISE, in the fall 2023 semester, UH officials announced Tuesday.

5 UH Mānoa subjects rank among world’s top 75
July 18, 2022

Hospitality and tourism management is one of five UH Mānoa subjects that were ranked among the world's top 75 in the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy's 2022 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.

UH Mānoa second language studies students create online language learning startup
May 5, 2022

GOALL (Great Online Activities for Language Learning), a startup company that helps people learn different languages, is the winner of the 2022 UH Venture Competition.