An Associate Professor of Accounting at Chaminade University of Honolulu, Richard teaches a wide range of courses in accounting, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels and his research interests include non-profit accounting, service learning and experiential learning, and accounting education pedagogies. Professor Kido has served as a member of the Board of Regents for Chaminade University in an ex-officio capacity as part of his role as faculty senate president (2009) and was again elected to serve during the academic year 2018-2019. Richard serves as the academic advisor to accounting majors. An inspiration to his students, he was instrumental in Chaminade University receiving the Presidential Award for its service-learning program. In April 2017, he was awarded the International Excellence in Teaching Award by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. In June 2015, Richard was honored as the Michael E. Fassiotto Scholar-In-Residence at New York University’s Faculty Resource Network.
Prior to his entering academia in 2002, he was involved in several management positions in private industry, including chief financial officer positions in the savings and loan, real estate development and hospitality industries for over 25 years. Richard has also operated his own firm for several years specializing in accounting and financial consulting. A graduate of Saint Louis High School in Honolulu, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University and his Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Richard has made presentations at numerous conferences, primarily on non-profit accounting and service-learning. Richard has been selected to participate in New York University’s Faculty Resource Network Scholars-in-Residence Program every June for the past 12 years. Richard is active in the Honolulu business community as a consultant and accounting practitioner and is a member of the board of several non-profit organizations.
M.B.A., University of Hawaii
B.A., Michigan State University