In The News

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.

8 Things Hawaiʻi Companies Should Know About Hiring Interns
August 25, 2021

Developing long-term relationships with local business colleges is one of eight things companies should keep in mind when hiring interns. 

Roy Yamaguchi to lead University of Hawaii course on restaurant entrepreneurship
August 18, 2021

The UH Shidler College of Business' School of Travel Industry Management (TIM School) welcomes world-renown restauranteur and entrepreneur Roy Yamaguchi, as a lecturer this fall. 

University of Hawaii Manoa ‘live-learn-work’ project approved
August 12, 2021

The live, learn, work facility, which is expected to be completed by fall 2023, will bring together entrepreneurial-minded students from across Hawai‘i under one roof. 

UH, JAL Collaboration On Innovation, Human Resources
July 22, 2021

A new partnership with JAL aims to enhance collaborative opportunities centered on human resource development through innovation.

What Is the Average Cost of Auto Insurance?
July 14, 2021

Professor of Finance, Risk Management and Insurance Jing Ai discusses the factors that influence the cost of auto insurance.

PBN Dialogue: Dean Vance Roley, UH Shidler College of Business
July 6, 2021

Dean Roley talks about rebuilding the travel industry management program, resuming in-person classes and events, launching a new live-learn-work experience and more.

University of Hawaii’s live-work-learn project seeks go-ahead
June 27, 2021

Pending approval from the city, the University of Hawai‘i plans for expansion of its Manoa campus with a student housing and entrepreneurship center.

Demolition of Mary Atherton Richards House starts in July to make way for new UH building
June 27, 2021

Mary Atherton Richards House will begin its transformation into a University of Hawaii live-learn-work building. 

The Best Car Insurance Companies for 2021
June 22, 2021

Professor of Finance, Risk Management and Insurance Jing Ai shares how you can find the best car insurance company for your needs. 

Tourism Comes Roaring Back in Hawaii
June 22, 2021

Professor Jerry Agrusa discusses the recent uptick in tourism in Hawaii.

Want A Career Boost? Try Speaking Up For Someone Else
June 18, 2021

Assistant Professor Tamar Kreps' research suggests that amplifying someone else’s ideas or contributions is a smart career move.

UH Mānoa Closer to Redeveloping Atherton Building for Multi-Use Housing and Innovation Center
June 18, 2021

The project is envisioned to build a learning environment in support of innovators and entrepreneurs.

Atherton YMCA alumni wanted to share stories, photos in honor of future move to UH campus
June 15, 2021

As the Atherton YMCA prepares for its move to the University of Hawaii Manoa’s Queen Liliuokalani Student Services Building, they are asking people to share their stories and photos on its historic location.

What is Collision Coverage And Who Should Get it?
June 7, 2021

Professor of Finance Jing Ai's remarks were featured on She provided information on the process of selecting collision insurance.