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.


Wednesday, May 26, 2021

O'ahu Meeting

Topic: To be announced

Speaker(s): Angie Lee, Vice President of Fabric Mart, Inc. & Printex, Inc.

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


Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Next Generation Peer Group Meeting

Speaker(s): To be announced

Time: To be announced by email


Friday, July 9, 2021

O'ahu Meeting

Topic: To be announced

Speaker(s): Kiani Wong, President & CEO of Kaka`ako Kasuals Kiakahi (Kiani) Wong is the President and CEO of Kakaʻako Kasuals, a Native Hawaiian-owned and operated footwear company. Kiani grew up in Honolulu, Hawai’i where she graduated from ‘Iolani School. She moved to Albuquerque to attend the University of New Mexico where she played Division I soccer. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, Kiani attended Missouri State University for her Master's in Business Administration. Now living in Hawai’i since 2016, Kiani is growing her family’s business by pulling on her colorful experiences living on the mainland and her love for her island home.