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.


March 2, 2020

Ulu na Alaka`i - Growing Leaders Program

APPLY by February 21, 2020 for Cohort #1: March 2, 2020 - January 2021 This program is designed to help high-performing, mid-level managers prepare for the next level of leadership.  Participants may or may not be family members however they must be employed within a family business.

Time: See course curriculum


March 13, 2020

O'ahu Meeting

Speaker(s): Blake Inouye & Ross Inouye, grandsons of the founder Ralph S. Inouye Co. Ltd. General Contractor

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