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.


January 18, 2018

Big Island Meeting

Speaker(s): Speaker: Ross Nakashima, Ventures Associates & Hawaii Paper Products

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


January 23, 2018

Oahu Meeting

"Communicating Across Four Generations"

Speaker(s): Billie Takaki Lueder, Director of Communications & External Affairs for Honolulu Community College

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


February 22, 2018

Maui Meeting

"The Family Business Journey of FCH Enterprises (Tale of Two Brothers)"

Speaker(s): Jason Higa, Chief Executive Officer of FCH Enterprises, Inc.

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