A Will Weinstein Conversation: Ethics of Capitalism

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 (All day)

Date: Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Time: 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Law School, Classroom 2
Admission: Free-of-charge
Parking: $5 after 4:00 p.m. on the UH Mānoa campus
RSVP: Acceptances only
Friends of Law, contact (808) 956-8478 or lawevent@hawaii.edu
Friends of Business, contact (808) 956-6902 or busevent@hawaii.edu

Jay H. Shidler is the Founder and Managing Partner of The Shidler Group, a Honolulu-based commercial real-estate investment company. The Shidler Group has acquired and manages over 2,000 properties across the country and in Canada, including significant holdings in Honolulu, New York, Southern California and Arizona. In Hawai‘i, The Shidler Group has more than 1.5 million square feet of premium office spaces in its portfolio— approximately 10 percent of the entire state.Of the many successful companies Shidler has founded, four are now listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Shidler is an active supporter of many educational, cultural and charitable organizations, including The Shidler Family.

Kevin Cameron is former President of Glass Lewis & Co., LLC. Prior to co-founding Glass Lewis, he was general counsel of Moxi Digital, a technology venture that was sold to a company controlled by Paul Allen. Previously, he was the general counsel at NorthPoint Communications, a publicly-traded broadband telecommunications company. Mr. Cameron was an attorney with the corporate law firm of Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd & Evans in Washington D.C. and served as a law clerk to the Hon. James L. Buckley of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

Peter Ho is President and Chief Banking Officer of Bank of Hawaiʻi and is a member of the bank’s Managing Committee and Board of Directors. Mr. Ho is responsible for the retail, commercial and investment services areas of the bank. Mr. Ho also oversees the bank’s Guam, Saipan, Palau and American Samoa operations. Mr. Ho began his banking career in New York City in 1987. Mr. Ho joined the bank in 1993 as an assistant vice president in the National Banking Division and rose through the ranks in the following years when he was eventually promoted to chief banking officer, in 2006. He is slated to be Chariman and CEO for the organization this year. A native of Honolulu, Mr. Ho is the chairman of the APEC 2011 Hawaiʻi Host Committee. He also serves on the boards of the Hawaiʻi Chapter of the American Red Cross and University of Hawaiʻi-Ahahui Koa Anuenue and on the board of trustees of McInerny Foundation and Strong Foundation.

Will K. Weinstein, money manager and former partner in two very successful investment banking firms, currently teaches at San Francisco State University, and leads a post graduate summer course, “Ethics and Integrity in the Real World,” at the Law School and the Shidler College of Business. This is Weinstein’s seventh summer teaching the course, introducing special guest speakers to the university and helping to make this conversation series available to the public.

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