Shidler Dean Roley named one of Hawaiʻi’s ‘Most Admired Leaders’ by PBN

September 20, 2023

Vance Roley, dean of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business, is a recipient of the Most Admired Leaders award by Pacific Business News (PBN). Roley is one of 27 awardees that span a range of industries, including education, nonprofits, health care and real estate.

Turning passion into purpose: Shidler alum pedals way to success

September 8, 2023

Travis Counsell lives his passion for bicycles every day as the executive director of the Hawaiʻi Bicycling League (HBL), a local nonprofit that represents all people who bike for recreation, health or transportation.

Lifetime Asia Pacific tourism award presented to TIM School professor Jerry Agrusa

August 31, 2023

A University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa faculty member has become the first U.S. recipient of the Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) Founder’s Award, which recognizes a scholar or industry leader who has made significant lifetime contributions in advancing tourism research and/or industry practices in the Asia Pacific region.

RISE opens to students marking milestone in entrepreneurship, innovation at UH

August 22, 2023

More than 325 University of Hawaiʻi students have become the first residents to move into the new state-of-the-art Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs (RISE) student housing facility for the fall 2023 semester. The state-of-the-art building opened in August 2023 on the site of the former Atherton YMCA and is expected to transform the entrepreneurial ecosystem at UH’s flagship campus.

$200K gift from The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation supports students in UH RISE program

July 21, 2023

The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation has given $200,000 to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s RISE—Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs—project, a world-class innovation and entrepreneurship center coupled with student housing being built on the site of the former Atherton YMCA across from the flagship campus.

Top international accounting students gather for annual UH event

July 12, 2023

The world’s most promising doctoral students in the field of accounting gathered at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for the third annual Hawaiʻi Accounting Research Doctoral Institute (HARDI), June 2–20.


Hall of Honor Awards 2023

5:30 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki

Scholarship Luncheon 2023

Mon, Nov 6 from 10:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel.

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Marketing Case Competition

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Marketing Case Competition (APSMCC).

In The News

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.

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.