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A shift in focus provides frontline workers with PPE

May 5, 2020

Shidler alumnus Kevin Fung, BBA ’12, is a finance and property manager at Fung Enterprise and co-owner of Blue Planet Surf Gear. Lately though, Fung’s focus has shifted to the urgent community need to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline workers at Hawai‘i’s hospitals and health organizations.

Shidler alumnus providing Hawai‘i businesses and community with resources

April 27, 2020

Evan Leong, EMBA ’05, is using fundamental skills that he learned during his time at Shidler College to help Hawai‘i through the COVID-19 crisis.

Finding success in working remotely

April 27, 2020

Travis Ito, BBA ’15, is the chief amazement officer of Blue Logic Labs, a digital innovation agency that helps clients solve problems with meaningful digital solutions. He is sharing two information-packed resources to help Hawai‘i residents adapt to a new way of life which involves working from home and collaborating with colleagues digitally.


When medicine meets business

April 16, 2020

When Dr. Cedric Strong, EMBA ‘19, launched WePrescribe late last year, he was fulfilling a dream to start a telemedicine company. Since then, WePrescribe, which he co-founded with Dr. Neel Chauhan, has been providing services to more than 100,000 members as a telehealth company in Hawai’i. Now that he is working on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic, the video chat service has seen a 30% increase in patients seeking assistance with general health conditions. 

Executive Vineyards 20th anniversary fundraiser brings in more than $40,000 for Shidler

April 7, 2020

The chatter was lively and robust amongst the ballroom, foyers and seaside lanai of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel as more than 500 guests gathered earlier this year for Executive Vineyards, the Shidler Alumni Association’s (SAA) premier fundraising event.

Synergy in Singapore

February 27, 2020

Shidler College celebrates gift of education at scholarship luncheon

November 6, 2019

The UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business hosted more than 350 donors and students at its annual Scholarship Luncheon at the Hilton Hawaiian Village and Resort on November 4. The event provided donors with an opportunity to meet their student recipients and learn first-hand about the impact of their gifts.

University of Hawai‘i to provide educational training to Vietnam

September 19, 2019

More than 60 people gathered at the Shidler College of Business on September 16 to commemorate the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing between the University of Hawaiʻi and Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in charge of provinces (MOFA).

Inaugural Shidler Global Leadership Summit draws attendees from across the globe

September 17, 2019

Nearly 250 alumni, friends, college faculty and staff, and new Vietnam Executive MBA (VEMBA) graduates converged on Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from July 11-13, 2019 for the Shidler College of Business’ inaugural Global Leadership Summit. The event drew world-class Shidler faculty, speakers from multiple countries, and distinguished global alumni together to explore business opportunities and exchange experiences and ideas on business trends.

Shidler international business program ranked among the best in the nation

September 12, 2019

In the U.S. News & World Report ranking for 2020, Shidler College of Business was ranked 15th in international business and 112 among national business programs.

Climate change focus of 2019 Paul Chung Memorial Lecture

September 11, 2019

The 2019 Dr. N.H. Paul Chung Memorial Lecture and Luncheon was held on August 27 at the Prince Waikiki Hotel. The lecture focused on climate change and featured keynote speaker Admiral Paul Zukunft, U.S. Coast Guard (retired).

Shidler Day 2019 kicks off another school year

September 9, 2019

The Shidler College of Business welcomed new and returning Shidler and pre-business students to the 2019-20 school year during its annual Shidler Day event on September 5. 

Visitor industry leader Keith Vieira donates $1 million to Shidler College for scholarships

September 5, 2019

Former Starwood Hotels & Resorts Executive Keith Vieira donates $1 million to Shidler College to fund scholarships for Hawai‘i students.