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


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

Erin P.K. Swain

Administrative Services Officer

Contact: Tel: (808)-932-7821, Email


James Czarski

Lecturer, Economics

Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7896, Email

Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

Angela Faanunu

Assistant Professor, Tourism

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

Office Hours:
Monday & Wednesday
11:00a-11:30a & 2:15p-4:15p

Kimberly Furumo

Professor, Management Information Systems

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

Office Hours:
Monday & Wednesday

Sukhwa Hong

Assistant Professor, Data Science & Business Administration

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

Office Hours:
Monday & Wednesday

Deborah Hughes

Instructor, Accounting

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

Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

Todd Inouye

Assistant Professor, Management

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

Office Hours:
12:00p-2:00p - Monday & Tuesday
12:00p-1:00p - Wednesday

Terrance Jalbert

Professor, Finance

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

Office Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday

Amirhossein Mohammadian

Assistant Professor, Economics

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

Office Hours:
9:00a-11:30a & 12:30p-3:00p

Kelly Moran

Lecturer, Finance

Contact: Tel: (808) 938-5757, Email

Office Hours:

Keisuke Nakao

Associate Professor, Economics

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

Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
8:00a-8:50a & 12:00p-12:50p

Andrey Simonov

Assistant Professor, Accounting

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

Office Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday
8:45a-9:30a & 10:45a-12:30p

Sijie Sun

Assistant Professor, Marketing

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

Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

Heng “Helen” Tien

CoBE Academic and Career Advisor; Instructor, Management

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

Office Hours:
Monday & Wednesday

Benjamin Zenk

Instructor, Business & Management

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

Faculty Pages

Distinguished Faculty

Barra, Roberta
Ph.D., University of Illinois
2006 – 2016

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

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

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

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

King, Robert
DBA, Florida State University
1974 – 2004

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

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

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

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

Swan, Floyd
MBA, University of Miami
1960 – 1991

Vu, Tam
Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa
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

Sakai, Marcia Y.
Emerita Professor of Economics
B.A., Mathematics, 1969, M.A., Mathematics, 1971, M.A., Economics, 1984, Ph.D., Economics, 1985, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa