Hawaii Association of
Public Accountants


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.  

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

Upcoming events

  • 24 Sep 2021 12:06 PM | Jason Nakano (Administrator)

    2021 Business and Individual Tax Updates, and Ethics Seminars

    Steve Dilley and Doug Van Der Aa teach VIRTUALLY for HAPA Members

     Business Tax Update 

    Option 1: November 18 & 19, 2021 (9:00 am – 12:50 pm) 

    Option 2: December 6 & 7, 2021 (9:00 am – 12:50 pm) 

    This course will address recent tax legislation, rulings and developments impacting business clients, including ARPA and late 2021 legislation; new regulations on reporting meals and entertainment expenses; partnership and S corporation update; depreciation update; and more! 

    Discussion Leader: Douglas J. Van Der Aa, CPA, JD  

    Recommended CPE Credit: 8 hours 

    Registration Fee: $200 Early-bird members, $275 nonmembers 

    sneak peek video

    Individual Tax Update 

    Option 1: December 1 & 2, 2021 (9:00 am – 12:50 pm) 

    Option 2: December 9 & 10, 2021 (9:00 am – 12:50 pm) 

    Get updated on the most significant individual tax developments, cases and rulings, including the flow-through entities deduction, infrastructure legislation, PPP loan relief developments, 2021 individual tax for changes, 2022 tax rates and deductions, credit (earned income, child, dependent care, etc.) complexities, and capital gains and losses. 

    Discussion Leader: Steven C. Dilley, CPA, JD, PhD 

    Recommended CPE Credit: 8 hours 

    Registration Fee: $200 Early-bird members, $275 nonmembers 

    sneak peek video

    4-Hour Ethics Webinar

     Option 1: November 30 (9:00 am – 12:45 pm) 

    Option 2: December 16 (9:00 am – 12:45 pm) 

    This class will provide an update on current ethical issues impacting your practice. Chris Harper will first dive into, Practical Insights Gleaned From the AICPA Code of Conduct, where he will unpack the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct by exploring practical considerations for accounting professionals and examine selected provisions that are relevant to CPAs in both public accounting and industry. 

    We will next address the many issues impacting the CPA practice with, CPA Ethics in a Crisis World: Tales from the Front. Steve will explore the unique challenges facing practitioners with actual practice situations and then analyzed for their ethical implications. 

    Discussion Leaders: Chris Harper, CPA / Steven C. Dilley, CPA 

    Recommended CPE Credit: 4 hours (ethics) 

    Registration Fee: $100 Early-Bird members / $135 Nonmembers 

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Hawaii Association of Public Accountants is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. P.O. Box 61043, Honolulu HI 96839

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