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Welcome To Our Website

Eric Matsuda, CPA - HAPA State President

Hapa President

Here you will find information on what’s going on at the Hawaii Association of Public Accountants (HAPA.)  This portal will guide you through the member services we offer, our events, and out meetings.  Let’s not forget our HAPA picture gallery of HAPA members having fun (and studying too.)

Please take some time and explore all of the various functions HAPA has to offer.

If you have any questions, please contact me at

Have a great day and I’ll see you at the next HAPA event.


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Hawaii Association of Public Accountants


Hosted by the Hawaii Association of Public Accountants
Big Island Chapter


Hilo Naniloa Hotel

June 22 – 25, 2016

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This year’s convention is hosted by the Big Island Chapter of HAPA.  It offers two days of informative seminars, and the opportunity to meet and unwind with other members of HAPA from throughout the state at various social and sports events.

There will be a hospitality suite with refreshments available for informal gatherings and networking, hosted by the Big Island chapter of HAPA.

Nonmembers of HAPA are also invited to participate in the HAPA State Convention.

Plan to attend now, and bring your family along to enjoy the social and sports events, and beautiful Hilo!


moneyThe Island Chapters have announced their rebates for the convention.  The rebates are available for HAPA members in good standing and attend all technical sessions.

Oahu Chapter:  $300

Maui Chapter:  $350

Big Island Chapter:  $100

Kauai Chapter:  Contact Tim Albao

If you need more information on rebates and rules for obtaining rebates, contact the following:

Maui Chapter:  Colleen Takamura at (808) 242-4600 ext. 233

Oahu Chapter:  Dick Oshima at (808) 521-6481

Big Island Chapter:  Carolyn Lum-Bellem at (808) 987-5310

Kauai Chapter:  Tim Albao at (808) 652-75781


Seminars will be held all day on Thursday and Friday, June 23 and 24, 2016.  Technical sessions provide substantive continuing professional education, and qualify for 16 hours of CPE credits for CPAs and 8 hours of CE for EAs.,

Included with Registration Fees:  Seminars, Thursday and Friday breakfasts and lunches, Thursday billiard tournament with drinks & pupus, and Friday night banquet.

Social and Sports Events

Opening Day Golf Tournament – Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at the Volcano Golf Course.  Report time is at 9:30a.m., start time is at 10:00 a.m.

Billiards Tournament – Thursday evening, June 23, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at 808 Billiards.  Catering by Pineapples.  Heavy pupus and drinks to wind down the busy season.

61st Annual State Convention Banquet – Friday evening, June 24, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  Enjoy dinner, music, and warm fellowship as we thank our outgoing officers, and witness the formal installation of our new officers.

Hamakua Coast and Hilo Tours – Optional Saturday tours on June 25, 2016.  Includes a scenic drive up the Hamakua Coast, tour of the Hawaiian Vanilla Company Farm and Hamakua Mushrooms Farm, visit to Green Point Nursery, lunch at the Imiloa Astronomy Center Sky Garden Restaurant, followed by a tour of the Subaru Telescope Hilo Headquarters.

Registration Deadlines

Early Registration Forms and Payments

must be received by May 25, 2016.

Late Registration Fees will apply for all registration forms and payments

received after May 25, 2016.

Any Questions?


Convention Chairperson:  SHARON IBARRA


Registration Chairperson:  CAROLYN LUM-BELLUM


Carolyn’s telephone number for questions: (808) 987-5310


HAPA Oahu Chapter Presents


Thank you for your overwhelming RSVP responses to attend the Oahu Chapter Annual Installation Banquet on June 9, 2016.

We apologize but the MAXIMUM COUNT for the reserved banquet room at the Hawaii Prince Court has been reached.

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2016 Installation Banquet Invite

HAPA Oahu Chapter Presents

HAPA Golf Outing

Members & Guests



Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Check-in:  12 noon          Tee Off:  1:00 p.m.


Hawaii Kai Golf Course


Members & Guests:  $55

Prizes & Heavy Pupus


Any questions, call COLE IMAI:

TEL:  226-1551 or EMAIL:  IMAIC002@HAWAII.RR.COM

Download Registration Form Here:


HAPA Oahu Chapter

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Pacific Club

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Eric Matsuda, CPA


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