SHI: Sidebar: Business Night

2015 Details


Sheraton Waikiki Hotel – Maui/Kauai Ballroom


Thursday, May 7, 2015


5:00 – 9:00 p.m.


Business / Business Casual

Student RSVP

April 3, 2015

Mentor RSVP

April 17, 2015

Keynote Speaker

Lance A. Mizumoto BBA ‘80
President & Chief Banking Officer
Central Pacific Bank

Join Us For Business Night 2015

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Business Night 2015 Program

Overview of Business Night

The Shidler College of Business is celebrating the 54th annual Business Night event, bringing together students with local business professionals for an evening of scholarly recognition and mentoring.

This event provides many students with their first connections with the business community and fosters the networking and mentoring process. In years past, Shidler students have benefitted from the event through career development opportunities, internships, and community service projects.

Additionally, we are pleased to recognize many students at the event for their outstanding academic achievements.

Workshops for Students

Workshop #1: Networking & Core Values

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
4:30 - 5:30 pm
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Keith Vieira
Shidler Alumnus & Executive-in-Residence; Former Executive of Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Workshop #2: Dining Etiquette

Tuesday, April 28 , 2015
4:30 - 5:30 pm
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Stuart Kotake
Associate Director Of Catering & Event Management, Starwood Resorts of Waikiki

Business Night Awards for 2015

Donor Award Amount Award Winner
Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP - Los Angeles Distinguished Student in Accounting $3,000 Gavin Hudson
Deloitte & Touche LLP Outstanding Master of Accounting Student $1,500 Courtney Lui
Ernst & Young LLP Outstanding Student in Accounting $1,500 Miaochan Li
PKF Pacific Hawaii, LLP Outstanding Undergraduate in Accounting $1,500 Hanson Hermsmeier
KPMG LLP Outstanding Senior in Accounting $1,500 Chadwick Medeiros
CW Associates, CPAs Special Student in Accounting $1,000 Lili Kong
Hawaii Association of Public Accountants - Oahu Chapter Special Senior in Accounting $1,000 Ji Woo Kim
Hawaii Association of Public Accountants - Oahu Chapter Special Junior in Accounting $1,000 Michelle Dang
American Savings Bank Outstanding Financial Analyst $1,500 Stefan Fujimoto
Bank of Hawaii Corporation Outstanding MBA Student in Finance $1,500 Micolas Ogawa
First Hawaiian Bank Outstanding Senior in Finance $1,500 John Edward Fujii
Northwestern Mutual Special Student in Financial Planning $1,000 Chad VanDyken
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue Outstanding Senior in Marketing $1,500 Vivian Liang
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co. of Hawaii Outstanding Junior in Marketing $1,500 Kelsie Chong
Servco Pacific Inc. Outstanding Student in International Business $1,500 Joann Yang
KTA Super Stores in honor of Koichi & Taniyo Taniguchi Outstanding Student in Entrepreneurship $2,500 Ashley Kawagishi
Hawaii Society of Business Professionals Special Senior in Business Community Development $1,000 David Holt
Hawaii Employers Council Special Student in Human Resources Management $1,000 Cassandra Joy Ecraela
Central Pacific Bank Outstanding Student in Management $1,500 Bryce Nakamura
Hawaiian Electric Company Outstanding MBA in Technology $1,500 Peter Thompson
Oceanic Time Warner Cable Outstanding Senior in MIS $1,500 Laura Yoshizawa
Matson Navigation Co.  Outstanding MBA in Operations Management $2,000 Catherine Greenlee
Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. Special Student in Real Estate $1,000 Martin Nguyen
Chris and Deb Helm, CDH Africa Ltd. David Bess Leadership Award $2,500 Melanie Nash
Finance Factors Foundation Outstanding MBA at the Shidler College of Business $1,500 Tuan La
Financial Executives International - Hawaii Chapter Dean’s Professional Development Award $3,000 Segundo-Justin Sarce
First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd. Dean’s Spirit Award $1,000 Manuel Wong Cam
ProService Hawaii Outstanding Undergraduate at the Shidler College of Business $1,500 Ashley Kawagishi
Shidler College of Business Alumni Association Outstanding Freshman at the Shidler College of Business $1,500 Marisa Chock
Shidler College of Business Alumni Association Outstanding Sophomore at the Shidler College of Business $1,500 Alissa Uyeda
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Dean’s Service Award $1,000 Stephanie Ramirez