News

An internship to remember 

October 7, 2020

For Kelli Chinen, a finance and international business student studying at Shidler College, her college internship was not only thousands of miles from home but it was also during a pandemic that could have derailed her plans to learn about finance abroad.Chinen left for her internship in January 2020 and with the help of alumnus Wee Loke Tang, BBA ’73, Hall of Honor ’18, who is the independent non-executive director of UOB Kay Hian, a global investment bank headquartered in Singapore, Chinen was able to stay until the end of her internship in July. 

Next-Level Care paves way for safer skies for Hawai‘i travelers

August 26, 2020

Back in January, Alaska Airlines was operating 30 daily flights between four Hawaiian islands and eight West Coast cities, as usual in a typical month, providing passenger service to thousands of kama‘āina and visitors to Hawai‘i. By early April, COVID-19 brought worldwide travel to a screeching halt, disrupting the lives of travelers and Alaska Airlines employees as the company suspended all its flights to the neighbor islands. These days, the airline has a significantly reduced schedule into O‘ahu and Maui to allow for essential travel and the movement of cargo.

Events

Hawai‘i Tourism Reopening Consortium Webinar - Restoring Travel from Japan

11:30-1 p.m., online, link will be sent upon RSVP

Holiday: Election Day

Holiday Observed: Election Day

Hawai‘i Tourism Reopening Consortium Webinar - Impacts and Forecast of the Retail & Shopping Center Industry

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., online, link will be sent upon RSVP

Info Session: Executive MBA

6-7:30 p.m., online, link will be sent upon RSVP

Hawai‘i Tourism Reopening Consortium Webinar - Impacts and Forecast of the Restaurant & Food Industry

11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., online, link will be sent upon RSVP

TIMI Fall General Meeting

5:30-7 p.m., online, link will be sent upon RSVP

In The News

Buy Roku Stock If It Dips After Next Week’s Earnings

InvestorPlace
February 4, 2020

Assistant Professor of Finance Tray Spilker commented on Roku's 2019 stock performance and future earnings despite growing competition in the streaming market.

With Rising Threats and Falling Profitability, Stay Clear of ROKU Stock

InvestorPlace
January 27, 2020

Marketing Associate Professor Nathaniel Hartmann provided his expert analysis on Roku's marketing strategy to increase revenues and profits.

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.

Class Notes

Class Notes: Kyle Oura (MAcc 2005) and Cindy Chen (BBA 2004)

June 7, 2018

Shidler alums Kyle Oura (MAcc 2005) and Cindy Chen (BBA 2004) moved to the San Francisco Bay area in 2005 after graduating from UH Manoa.

Class Notes: Kelvin Chun (BBA 1982)

June 6, 2018

Kelvin Chun (BBA 1982) has been re-elected to the board of the Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union. He will serve a three-year term. Chun is an award winning educator, magician, balloon sculptor and kite enthusiast.

Class Notes: Richard Baker (BBA 2014)

June 5, 2018

Richard Baker (BBA 2014) has joined Facebook as an operations analyst. Previously, Baker was an audit senior at Deloitte. Along with a BBA from Shidler, Baker also holds a bachelor's degree in Chinese from UH Manoa.

Mary Grace Jacot (BBA 2000)

May 21, 2018

Mary Grace Jacot (BBA 2000) has been named the 2018 First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine Businesswoman of the Year. Grace is president and CEO of S.E.T. - Pacific, Inc., an energy systems contractor based in Tamuning, Guam. Grace accepted her award at the Businesswoman of the Year gala in April and was featured on the cover of the May issue of Guam Business Magazine.