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 25, 2017

Big Island Meeting

“Aloha Tofu: Building Blocks for a Family Business"

Speaker(s): Paul Uyehara, President of Aloha Tofu Factory, Inc.

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


February 1, 2017

Maui Meeting

Speaker(s): The Watumull Family – JD, Jojo and Jared Watumull

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


February 9, 2017

Next Generation Peer Group Meeting

Speaker(s): John Roth, Owner, Hawaii Trust & Estate Counsel

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.