In The News

UH scientists among world’s most influential researchers
November 16, 2022

Shidler Professor Stephen Vargo appeared on the premier Web of Science’s Highly Cited Researchers list for 2022 for the ninth consecutive year.

U.S. tourists willing to pay more for locally-sourced foods in Hawaiʻi
September 8, 2022

A study co-authored by TIM School Professor Jerry Agrusa's study shows that tourists to Hawaiʻi from the continental U.S. are willing to pay more for locally-sourced foods while on vacation in the islands to help the state become a more sustainable tourism destination

New UH student-run venture fund announces first investments
August 18, 2022

The Calvin Shindo Student Venture Fund, a program under the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE), announced its first-ever strategic investments totaling $20,000 in Hohonu and Reeler.

University of Hawaii at Manoa RISE student housing facility to open in fall 2023
July 26, 2022

The University of Hawaii at Manoa will begin welcoming its first student residents at Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs, or RISE, in the fall 2023 semester, UH officials announced Tuesday.

5 UH Mānoa subjects rank among world’s top 75
July 18, 2022

Hospitality and tourism management is one of five UH Mānoa subjects that were ranked among the world's top 75 in the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy's 2022 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.

UH Mānoa second language studies students create online language learning startup
May 5, 2022

GOALL (Great Online Activities for Language Learning), a startup company that helps people learn different languages, is the winner of the 2022 UH Venture Competition.

Honoring a pioneer, chef Roy Yamaguchi
April 5, 2022

As Chef Roy Yamaguchi is honored at TIM School's Celebrate a Legacy in Tourism gala, Alan Wong pays tribute to Roy's journey to becoming a pioneer and leader in the culinary scene.

UH startup wins PBN innovation bracket competition
March 31, 2022

TurnoverBnB wins Pacific Business News' inaugural Inno Madness competition. Inno Madness is PBN's rendition of college basketball March Madness where readers vote for companies they thought were doing the most to advance innovation in Hawaii.

Best Capital One Credit Cards
March 31, 2022

Assistant Professor Christopher Cannon discusses Capital One's marketing strategies and how it affects consumer outlook on the value of credit card rewards.

As COVID restrictions ease, spring breakers eye Hawaii as their next destination
March 5, 2022

As COVID restrictions come to an end, TIM School Professor Jerry Agrusa comments on how we can expect to see an increase in tourism in Hawaiʻi.

Growing Sustainable Tourism Market
February 21, 2022

According to a new study, co-authored by TIM School Professor Jerry Agrusa, research suggests that visitors are willing to pay more for sustainable experiences.

Best Business Credit Cards for Travel in 2022
February 16, 2022

Lecturer Chuck Lopez shares how you can maximize travel credit card rewards for businesses and his thoughts on getting travel business credit cards with steep annual fees.

20 for the Next 20: Sandra Fujiyama, Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship at UH Mānoa
February 10, 2022

Executive Director of PACE, Sandra Fujiyama, is honored as part of Hawaii Business Magazine's 20 for the Next 20.

Life of a UH student, big wave surfer featured in new 2021 HIFF film
November 17, 2021

Wrenna Delgado, a junior accounting major, was the star of a new film featured at the 2021 Hawaiʻi International Film Festival.

The Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2021
November 9, 2021

Lecturer Chuck Lopez shares some pros and cons of using rewards cards.

Resumption of Tourism in Living with COVID-19
October 24, 2021

Professor Jerry Agrusa discusses some of the pressing issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and how it will affect the travel industry.

Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship names new executive director
October 19, 2021

Sandra Fujiyama has been named executive director of the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE).

Hotel Business - Brand Builder, David Kong
October 15, 2021

TIM alumnus David Kong, President and CEO of Best Western Hotel Group, leaves Best Western at end of 2021 with a lasting and respected legacy. 

University of Hawaii Shidler College inducts four Isle. business leaders into Hall of Honor
October 8, 2021

Sherry Menor-McNamara, Elliot Mills, Shannon Okinaka, and Anthony Wong are inducted into  this year's Hall of Honor.

Rich, Eileen Wacker give $250K boost to University of Hawaii entrepreneurship project
September 28, 2021

Rich and Eileen Wacker donate $250,000 to support the Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs (RISE) project.

U.S. visitors willing to pay more for authentic, sustainable experiences
September 20, 2021

Professor Jerry Agrusa finds that visitors are willing to pay more for authentic, sustainable experiences such as working in a taro patch or helping to rebuild ancient Hawaiian fishponds.

UH campuses among best in U.S. for academic excellence, value, diversity
September 12, 2021

Shidler College of Business continues to rank #14 for international business programs and moves up to #106 for the best undergraduate business programs.

The Best Travel Credit Cards of 2021
September 8, 2021

Lecturer Chuck Lopez discusses what to look for when comparing travel credit cards. 

The Best Business Cards of 2021
September 8, 2021

Lecturer Chuck Lopez shares what business owners should consider when looking for the right business card.