College of Business and Economics

CoBE Faculty and Staff

Office of the Dean

Emmeline de Pillis

Interim Dean, CoBE

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7251, Email, Website

Jacqueline “Jackie” Sales-Iyo

Secretary

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7272, Email

Erin P.K. Swain

Administrative Services Officer

Contact: Tel: (808)-932-7272, Email

Department of Business Administration and Economics

Angela Faanunu

Assistant Professor, Tourism

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7240, Email

Kimberly Furumo

Professor, Management Information Systems

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7239, Email, Website

Sukhwa Hong

Assistant Professor, Data Science & Business Administration

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7546, Email

Deborah Hughes

Instructor, Accounting

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7483, Email

Todd Inouye

Assistant Professor, Management

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7252, Email

Terrance Jalbert

Professor, Finance

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7249, Email, Website

Amirhossein Mohammadian

Assistant Professor, Economics

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7250, Email

Keisuke Nakao

Associate Professor, Economics

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7228, Email, Website

Marcia Sakai

Professor

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7485, Email

Andrey Simonov

Assistant Professor, Accounting

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7248, Email

Sijie Sun

Assistant Professor, Marketing

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7245, Email

Research interests
consumer behavior, local-global identity, customer creativity, social media marketing.

Heng “Helen” Tien

CoBE Academic and Career Advisor; Instructor, Management

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7247, Email

Benjamin Zenk

Instructor, Management

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7895, Email

Distinguished Faculty

Bara, Roberta
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Accounting
2006 – 2016

Cauley, Jon
Ph.D., University of Colorado
Economics
1975 – 2006

Hora, Judith
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
Accounting
1985 – 1998

Im, Eric
Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa
Economics
1989 – 2017

Johnson, Gene
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Accounting
2008 – 2019

King, Robert
DBA, Florida State University
Marketing
1974 – 2004

Kunitake, Walter
Ph.D., University of Arkansas
Accounting
1987 – 1999

Leonard, Barbara
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Accounting
2002 – 2014

Martin, Drew
Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa
Marketing
2004 – 2017

Stack, Robert
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Marketing
1984 – 2006

Swan, Floyd
MBA, University of Miami
Accounting
1960 – 1991

Vu, Tam
Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa
Economics
2006 – 2019

Emeriti Faculty

Burke, Kelly
Emeritus Professor of Management Information Systems
B.A. 1974, M.B.A 1991, Ph.D. 1994, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Calton, Jerry
Emeritus Professor of Management
B.A. 1964, M.A. 1966, Ph.D. 1970, Ph.D. 1986, University of Washington

Hahn, Youngki
Emeritus Professor of Economics
B.A. 1961, Muskingum College
M.A., 1963, Ohio State University
Ph.D., 1971, University of California, Riverside

Hammes, David
Emeritus Professor of Economics
Ph.D. 1985, Simon Fraser University

Hennessey, Henry "Hank"
Emeritus Professor of Business Administration
Ph.D. 1980, University of Georgia

Hora, Stephen C.
Emeritus Professor of Management Science and Statistics
B.S., 1964, D.B.A., 1973, University of Southern California