The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will host the third annual UH Saves Day, February 22 and 23. The event features educational workshops, exhibits, lectures and a game show competition testing student teams on financial concepts. UH Saves Day is part of the national America Saves Week campaign.

Event Schedule

Arkadi Kuhlmann holds a public lecture at UH Saves Day event

A highlight of the two-day celebration is a public lecture by Arkadi Kuhlmann, the founder and CEO of ING Direct USA, on Wednesday, February 22, 5:30 p.m. at Shidler College of Business, room A101. The lecture, When All Else Fails Rock Then Roll, is free and open to the public. Reserve a seat.

On Thursday, February 23, the event continues from 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at Campus Center with exhibits featuring financial institutions, government agencies and non-profit organizations.

Educational workshops

  • Smart Money Management—10:30 a.m.
  • The Wise Use of Credit—11:00 a.m.
  • Financing Graduate Education—11:00 a.m.
  • Investment Strategies for a Changing World—noon

Attendees are also eligible to participate in a scavenger hunt from 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at Campus Center by attending one workshop and visiting at least three exhibitors.

A LifeSmarts Challenge will be held on Thursday, February 23, in the Hale Aloha Cafeteria from 5:30–6:30 p.m. Student teams will compete for scholarships and audience members are eligible for prizes.


Exhibitors include American Savings Bank, Bank of Hawaiʻi, UH Federal Credit Union, First Hawaiian Bank, Hawaiian Tel Federal Credit Union, ING Direct Bank, various State of Hawaiʻi Departments, UH Mānoa Career Services, AARP Hawaiʻi, Better Business Bureau Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi Homeownership Center, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Hawaiʻi, FDIC, Internal Revenue Service, Financial Aid Services, UH Mānoa Student Parents at Mānoa and America Saves.

Event Sponsors

UH Saves Day is sponsored by the UH Mānoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Cooperative Extension Service, Campus Center Board, Office of Undergraduate Education, Office of Financial Aid Services, Student Life and Development, Shidler College of Business and the Diversity and Equity Initiative.

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