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.


Friday, August 6, 2021

O‘ahu Summer Social

Enjoy a fun evening of conversation with fellow members; action stations specially prepared by Y. Hata & Co., Ltd. Executive Corporate Chef Chris Blanc; and activities around their 45,000 sf wholesale cash and carry store. 

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.


Sept. 17-18, 2021

2021 Annual Retreat

"Navigating The Developmental Stages of the Family Business System"

Speaker(s): Leslie Dashew, Managing Partner, & Donnel Nunes, PhD, Aspen Family Business Group

Time: Friday, 9/17 8:30am to 7:00pm & Saturday, 9/18 8:30am to 2:30pm