Walter Dods, Jr., Jay H. Shidler, donate Akaji sculpture to UH Mānoa’s RISE

June 15, 2024

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa alumni Walter Dods, Jr. and Jay H. Shidler have gifted a sculpture by the late Bumpei Akaji to their alma mater. The sculpture, “RISE,” was installed outside the Walter Dods, Jr. RISE Center, and dedicated in a special ceremony prior to the official grand opening of the center on June 15.

UH experts provide guidance to Shibuya delegation ahead of sister city signing

June 6, 2024

The City and County of Honolulu has formally entered into a sister city agreement between Honolulu and Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan with a signing ceremony on May 31. Ahead of the signing, a University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa tourism expert provided guidance to a Shibuya city delegation, including Mayor Ken Hasebe.

Shidler grad Kisaba, a ‘normal’ student, makes major impact at UH

June 6, 2024

Reese Kisaba is a Hawaiʻi kid at heart. He grew up in Mānoa Valley, graduated from Roosevelt High School and will soon graduate from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Following his graduation this spring, Kisaba plans to stay and work in the islands to give back to the community that helped raise him to who he is today.

From basketball to business to lobbying, Shidler alumnus honors ‘late bloomers’ with new scholarship

May 23, 2024

George A. “Red” Morris, BBA ‘63, considers himself a “late bloomer in life,” barely squeaking by to graduate from high school in Long Island, New York. When he arrived in Hawai‘i in January 1961, Morris had already attended junior college at Dean Junior College in Franklin, Massachusetts; served in the U.S. Coast Guard as an active duty member for six months and was completing his commitment of seven and a half years in the Coast Guard Reserve (which was a unique offering at the time); and didn’t want to follow his good friend, Ted Sung, to Boston University for the simple fact that he disliked cold winters and hated snow.

More than $96K awarded to Shidler students at annual Business Night

May 3, 2024

The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa celebrated its 63rd Business Night on May 2, at the Sheraton Waikiki, hosting nearly 500 students and business professionals.

Shidler students boost coffee shop sales 32%, launch ‘Warrior Matcha’ drink

April 29, 2024

Gaining real-world experience running a digital marketing campaign was the goal of a spring 2024 project by University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business digital marketing students, under the guidance of Instructor Constancio Paranal III.


Alumni Dine Around

International Market Place, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Hall of Honor Awards 2024

Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, 5 p.m.

In The News

Best Travel Credit Cards
May 29, 2024

TIM School Assistant Professor, Xiaodan Mao-Clark, shares some of the value of having a travel credit card.

Success of alumni, faculty celebrated during 75th anniversary of Shidler College of Business
March 4, 2024

The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Shidler College of Business will celebrate its anniversary, after spending the last 75 years working its way up to being “one of the world’s most premier business schools.”

Shidler College of Business Strings Legacy Lei
February 28, 2024

In recognition of its 75th anniversary, the college launches its Legacy Lei campaign.

Hawaii opens its doors to Cryptocurrency Trading, embracing the digital financial frontier
February 15, 2024

Finance associate professor, Jiakai Chen, discusses how cryptocurrency could mean more economic freedom within the Islands.

Best 0% APR Credit Cards in 2024
January 2, 2024

Lecturer Chuck Lopez shares his thoughts on transferring credit card debt to a 0% balance transfer APR card to another. 

Will airfare increase after Alaska and Hawaiian Airlines combine?
December 5, 2023

Associate Professor Junwook Chi shares his thoughts on if Alaska Airlines' acquisition of Hawaiian Airlines will affect costs for consumers.

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.