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.


April 5, 2019

Maui Meeting

"Family business succession from the third generation's perspective."

Speaker(s): Ryan MacLaughlin, third generation realtor, Island Sotheby’s International Realty

Time: 11:30 AM to 1 PM


April 10, 2019

Big Island Meeting

“How to Craft a Family Constitution”

Speaker(s): Dana Telford, Principal Consultant, The Family Business Consulting Group

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


April 17, 2019 (NEW DATE)

Oahu Meeting

"Successfully Growing Sun Noodle: A Global Brand That Stays True to its Aloha Spirit."

Speaker(s): Kenshiro Uki, Vice President of Operations, Sun Noodle

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