Family Business Center of Hawaii

Equipping, educating and celebrating families in business

Shidler College of Business

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The Family Business Center of Hawai’i is a partnership between Hawaii’s family business community and the University of Hawai’i Shidler College of Business.

Established in 1995, the mission of the Family Business Center is “equipping, educating, and celebrating families in business.” The Center provides opportunities for families to address many of the challenges they face by providing educational seminars and a forum for the exchange of information between families so that they can survive and thrive through future generations.


August 1, 2017

Maui Meeting

"Surviving the Family Business Leadership Transitions"

Speaker(s): Lari Bloom, President & Operations Manager at Zelinsky Company; Ryan Ouye, Vice President of Service Rentals & Supplies Inc.; & Chris Redlew, President & COO of Pacific Transfer LLC. Moderator: Laurie Foster, Senior Consultant & Partner of Business Consulting Resources.

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


August 10, 2017

2017 Oahu Social

Please join us at the home of Chuck and Jenny Kelley for our annual social in Oahu. Heavy pupus, refreshments, and lawn games will be provided.

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


October 19, 2017

Big Island Meeting

"Family governance policies and agreements"

Speaker(s): Charles Kelley, M.D., President and Chairman of the Board, Seaside Ohana Investments

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.