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 Hawaii is a membership organization. By joining, you and members of your family firm will gain access to experts in the field, and belong to a supportive ‘ohana of other family business owners and professionals who provide services tailored to your needs. The membership period is from July 1 to June 30. Inquire about joining mid-year.

Family Businesses

The yearly membership dues are $1,500 for family businesses. Membership benefits include:

  • Registration for four people to attend the two-day annual retreat on Oahu, featuring world and nationally renowned speakers;
  • Registration for four people to attend bimonthly general lunch meetings on Oahu and Maui;
  • Registration for four people to attend the annual summer socials on Oahu and Maui;
  • Ability to join the Next Generation Peer Group*;
  • Invitation to additional events including forums, workshops and pau hanas;
  • Invitation to select entrepreneurial lectures presented by the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship; and
  • Receipt of an informational newsletter.

*To participate in the Next Generation Peer Group, there is an additional fee of $100 for the first person and $50 for each subsequent person from a member company. This fee covers quarterly peer group meetings from July 1 to June 30.

Families may purchase additional seats to events, however the programs are specifically designed for a limited number of people to maximize personal contact and interaction.

Service Providers (Non-family businesses)

The yearly membership dues are $2,500 for non-family businesses. Membership benefits include:

  • Registration for two people to attend the two-day annual retreat on Oahu, featuring world and nationally renowned speakers;
  • Registration for two people to attend bimonthly general lunch meetings on Oahu and Maui;
  • Registration for two people to attend the annual summer socials on Oahu and Maui;
  • Invitation to additional events including forums, workshops and pau hanas;
  • Invitation to select entrepreneurial lectures presented by the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship; and
  • Receipt of an informational newsletter.

The FBCH meetings and activities are a “no-sell” zone. Please respect our policy and refrain from direct appeal for customers, donations, etc.


Membership Application

To join, submit a Membership Application via fax at (808) 956-5107 or email at fbch@hawaii.edu. Once received, your application will be presented to the advisory board for approval. You will be notified of their decision. If approved, you will then be asked to submit your dues by check.

For more information, contact:
John Butler, Faculty Director
Family Business Center of Hawaii
Tel: (808) 956-9617
Email: jebutler@hawaii.edu

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