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Cheap Car Insurance in 2019

WalletHub
October 15, 2019

Dr. Jing Ai, Professor of Finance, First Insurance Company Distinguished Professor, Faculty Advisor, FMA and Insurance & Risk Management Track at the Shidler College of Business, was interviewed for WalletHub's 2019 car insurance study. Ai shared her expert opinion on the pros and cons of cheap car insurance.

How Charities Talk to Donors After Getting a Huge Gift

Chronicle of Philanthropy
March 21, 2019

Fundraisers at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Shidler College of Business were also careful about their decisions following a mega-gift, but, lucky for the, they had been through the drill before.

Jay Shidler joins the debate on taxing REITs in Hawaii

Pacific Business News
March 20, 2019

Hawaii real estate investor Jay Shidler, who has created multiple real estate investment trusts over the years, joined the debate over taxing REITSin Hawaii this week in testimony over opposing a bill that would break with federal law by imposing a corporate income tax on REITs that own commercial real estate in Hawaii.

Cybersecurity Sunrise

Hawaii News Now
March 18, 2019

UH workshop to show businesses how to prevent cyber attacks.

UH Manoa graduate programs receive national recognition

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
March 12, 2019

Some of the nation’s best graduate schools and programs are at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 ranking.

7 ways to ensure IT gets the credit it deserves

CIO
February 13, 2019

Tung Bui, chair and professor of information technology, was quoted in an article entitled “7 ways to ensure IT gets the credit it deserves” in the Feb. 13 issue of CIO.com (93,872 monthly unique visitors).

The Future of Blockchain in Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter
February 1, 2019

Dr. Elizabeth Davidson, Information Technology Management professor at the Shidler College of Business shared her insight on what blockchain may mean to the future of healthcare. 

Land Holdings, Even Far From Campus, Lucrative for Some Colleges

Wall Street Journal
January 22, 2019

Jay H. Shidler’s recent gift of cash and real estate ground leases to the Shidler College of Business was featured today in The Wall Street Journal.

UH Shidler College of Business inducts five executives into its Hall of Honors

Pacific Business News
October 23, 2018

The Hall of Honors event has evolved into a major fundraiser for scholarships to the Shidler College of Business.

Field Notes: This Little Park Below Diamond Head Road is a Hidden Outdoor Gem

Honolulu Magazine
October 17, 2018

Then a homeowner living on the oceanfront decided to step up: Jay Shidler. “This is his neighborhood, he lives here,” says Woll, of the business leader and philanthropist. “He doesn’t want any publicity, but he put in over half a million dollars to renovate Mākālei,” and Le‘āhi Park, just up the road. “It’s the biggest-ever cash donation to the parks department.”

#MeToo: One Year Later

Bloomberg
October 17, 2018

“The public might be outraged, demanding swift actions when sexual harassment charges are brought forward against someone with political connections,” said Hannah-Hanh D. Nguyen, an associate professor of management at The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. “But our public servants are long-term employees with job security.”

Shidler Recovering at Rehab Hospital of the Pacific After Suffering a Stroke

Pacific Business News
October 8, 2018

Jay Shidler, founder and managing director of The Shidler Group and benefactor of the University of Hawaii business school that bears his name, is recuperating at the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific in Honolulu after suffering a stroke last week.

Hawaii Philanthropist, Businessman Jay Shidler Sidelined by Stroke

October 4, 2018

Hawaii philanthropist and businessman, Jay Shidler has stepped aside from leading the local real estate investment firm he founded after suffering a stroke on September 23. Shidler said the other two managing partners in The Shidler Group, Kimbery Aquino and Larry Taff will lead the investment firm during the coming weeks so that he can fully concentrate on his health.

Oktoberfest Facts – History, Beer, Food & More

WalletHub
September 12, 2018

Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Marketing, Miao Hu, provides tips for Oktober Fest fun.

PBN's Business Leadership Hawaii Career Achievement 2018 honoree is Jay Shidler

Pacific Business News
September 12, 2018

This year’s Pacific Business News Business Leadership Hawaii Career Achievement honoree prefers to talk about real estate than himself, but it’s his storied real estate career that enabled Jay Shidler to make his most important mark in Hawaii as the benefactor of the University of Hawaii business school that bears his name.

Chinese tech companies are growing more powerful, and banks are turning to them for help

CNBC
September 12, 2018

Chinese financial technology firms are going to turn into "very, very powerful financial entities as a result of dominating the mobile payment system," said Ben Bystrom, a former Tokyo-based executive for Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch, and an instructor at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Shidler College of Business. From a global perspective, he said, those Chinese firms are "competing better than they ever have."

Walmart joins retailers refusing to take back bottled water after Hurricane Lane

Star Advertiser
September 12, 2018

Associate Professor of Marketing, Nathaniel Hartmann talks about what he thinks the major challenges for stores like Walmart is due to Hurricane Lane.

How can big data and analytics help to improve Population Health?

September 12, 2018

Professor, Dr. Elizabeth Davidson provides insight into how big data and analytics help to improve population health.

Today’s Shidler Students: Different Experiences, Difficult Choices, Distinct Expectations

Hawaii Business Magazine
August 27, 2018

Students at the Shidler College of Business comprise 8.5 percent of the total student population at UH Manoa, roughly 1,500 students.

Weinberg Foundation Announces New Trustee, as well as Leadership Changes in Hawaii Office

CISION
July 26, 2018

Alvin Awaya (BBA 1966) is stepping down as CEO of the Weinberg Foundation and will be succeeded by Corbett Kalama. The foundation also hired Giorgio Caldarone (EMBA 2002) as the new managing director, Hawaii real estate.

Turn-Around Artists

Hawaii Business Magazine
June 12, 2018

Chair and Professor of Management, John Butler, shares how leaders can save their organizations from failure and bankruptcy.

Wells Fargo workers push for more board access, so far in vain

WSAU News
June 12, 2018

Benjamin Bystrom, financial economics professor, shared insight as to whether employees should be allowed to take part in board and management councils. 

Student teams vie for start-up funding at Mid-Pacific Guppy Tank Entrepreneurs Lab Pitch Competition

Mid-Pacific
June 12, 2018

Students from Mid-Pacific's Entrepreneurs Lab program compete after a year's worth of entrepreneurial study under the direction of Peter Rowan, executive director of the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship at the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business.

Using Blockchain Technology to Create Positive Social Impact

Healthcare Informatics
June 12, 2018

Randy Minas, Assistant Professor of Information Technology Management, suggests applying blockchain technology to epidemics and disease control could yield high value and create even greater positive social impact.

Turn-Around Artists

Hawaii Business Magazine
June 12, 2018

Chair and Professor of Management, John Butler, shares how leaders can save their organizations from failure and bankruptcy.