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 Hawaii Association of Public Accountants

Welcome to the Hawaii Association of Public Accountants (HAPA) website.  We represent public accounting practitioners throughout the State of Hawaii, and HAPA is the only accounting and tax organization with Chapters on Oahu, Maui, Big Island and Kauai.  We are volunteer driven and rely upon members to help the accounting profession and fellow practitioners.

We welcome those who are interested in joining HAPA.  We provide special membership rates for Young Professionals and Students.  Should you have any questions about HAPA, please feel free to contact me or any officer listed.

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

The Hawaii Association of Public Accountants presents


UPCOMING SEMINAR DATES

WALTER HAIG – 2019 ACCOUNTING & REPORTING STANDARDS – Update & Review

Hilo             September 23 & 24, 2019 at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Hilo

Oahu           September 26 & 27, 2019 at Pagoda Hotel, Honolulu

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OAHU October CPE Special – Ethics, Defined Contributions IRS DOL Issues, and Hawaii Department of Taxation Common Issues

Oahu           October 28, 2019 at Pagoda Hotel, Honolulu

This seminar is held as a fundraiser for the HAPA Scholarship Fund.
All net proceeds will go to the HAPA Scholarship Fund.

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NONPROFIT ACCONTING & AUDITING SEMINAR
with Paul H. Koehler, CPA from Nebraska

Maui           October 30, 2019 location TBA


DILEY’S FEDERAL TAX WORKSHOP – Fall 2019 Income Tax Update

Maui           November 18 & 29, 2019 at Kahili Golf Club, Nahele Rm., Waikapu

Hilo             November 20 & 21, 2019 at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Hilo

Oahu           November 21 & 22, 2019 at Pagoda Hotel, Honolulu


ETHICS, WHO NEEDS IT?
by Isaac Choy CPA (4 Hours CPE morning)

Hilo           December 3, 2019 at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Hilo

Maui         December 5, 2019 at Kahili Golf Club, Nahele Rm., Waikapu


2019 PROFESSIONAL TAX INSTITUTE’S (PTI) TAX CONFERENCE

Maui           January 7 & 8, 2020 at Kahili Golf Club, Nahele Rm., Waikapu

Hilo             January 8 & 9, 2020 at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Hilo

Oahu           January 9 & 10, 2020 at Pagoda Hotel, Honolulu


2020 HAPA STATE CONVENTION IN JAPAN

Planning is underway for next year’s HAPA State Convention in Japan.

Narita, Japan: June 7-9, 2020 (tentative dates, with seminars June 8 & 9, 2020 and optional tours of Narita on June 7, 2020)

Optional Day tours from Tokyo, including Tokyo hotel arrangements, are also being planned for the period June 10 – 15, 2020. English speakings guides will be arranged for the tours.

Hotel arrangements are being finalized at the Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport Hotel, with a free shuttle bus available from the Tokyo Narita (NRT) International Airport. Special convention room rates will be offered. See: https://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/japan/hilton-tokyo-narita-airport-NRTHIHI/index.html

Bob Jennings, CPA, EA of TaxSpeaker, Jeffersonville, Indiana will be speaking for 8 hours CPE on “Federal Tax Update”, among other speakers. If you and your family plan to attend next year’s state convention, please make sure you start planning by obtaining U.S. passports. Additional details will be provided later.