Hawaii Association of Public Accountants

Statewide Convention

Meeting Schedule and Links to Handouts

Thursday, June 11, 2015
5:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting and Dinner
9:00 p.m. Hospitality Room Opens
Friday, June 12, 2015
7:15 a.m. Registration and Continental Buffet Breakfast
Hospitality Room Opens
7:45 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
     Greetings & Announcements
     Opening Message – Eric Matsuda, CPA, HAPA State President
7:55 – 11:30 a.m. TECHNICAL SESSION:
Lecturer:   Representative Isaac W. Choy, CPA
Ethics and Professional Judgment (Revised 6/8/15)
11:30 – 12:35 p.m. General Membership Meeting; Lunch
12:35 – 2:15 p.m. TECHNICAL SESSIONS:
Lecturer: William H. Atha II, Sr. VP, Family Wealth Director, Morgan Stanley, Honolulu, Hawaii
Planning for Retirement
Charitable Giving in Today’s Environment
2:30 – 4:10 p.m. Lecturer: Kurt Kawafuchi, JD, LLM, MBA, CPA (not in public practice) of Hochman Salkin Rettig Toscher & Perez, P.C. of Beverly Hills and Hawaii
Defend and Minimize Tax Penalties
2015 Defending Penalties (Added 6/15/15)
International Tax Reporting and Subpart F and PFIC Issues
State Tax on Internet Transactions
4:20 – 5:10 p.m. Lecturer: Kurt Kawafuchi, JD, LLM, MBA, CPA (not in public practice)
and Representative Isaac W. Choy, CPA
Hawaii Tax Update
6:30 – 10:00 p.m. 60th Annual State Convention Installation Banquet; Fun Games and Door Prizes
Saturday, June 13, 2015
7:30 a.m. Registration and American Breakfast Buffet
8:00 – 11:45 a.m. TECHNICAL SESSIONS:
Lecturer:   Professor Samuel A. Donaldson, Esq., Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
Federal Tax Update
REVISED TOPIC *Contemporary Issues in the Federal Income Taxation of Trusts
Tax Aspects of Liquidating Family Ltd Partnerships
11:45 a.m. Slot Tournament at the Golden Nugget Hotel