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.


Sept. 21–22, 2018

2018 Annual Retreat

"Creating Your Family Business Future: Leading Through Innovation"

Speaker(s): Joe Schmieder, principal at Family Business Consulting Group

Time: Sept. 21: 8:30 AM to 6 PM
Sept. 22: 8:30 AM to 3 PM


October 17, 2018

Big Island Meeting

Speaker(s): Russell Hata, Chairman & CEO, Y Hata & Co., Ltd

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


November 8, 2018

Maui Meeting

Speaker(s): Sandra Au Fong, President and Secretary of Market City Limited

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