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HAPA 2024 State Convention

  • 19 Jun 2024
  • 21 Jun 2024
  • Golden Nugget Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Hawaii Association of Public Accountants
68th Annual State Convention in Las Vegas!
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Golden Nugget Hotel

June 19 – 21, 2024

The 2024 HAPA State Convention is Hosted by the Oahu Chapter

Thursday Materials

Friday Materials:

1.      Larry J. Brant

2.      William H. Atha II

3.      Joseph W. Walloch

4.      Raymond K. Hasegawa


Hawaii Association of Public Accountants

68th Annual State Convention in Las Vegas!

Golden Nugget Hotel

June 19 – 21, 2024

CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS

The Oahu Chapter of HAPA is the host of the 68th Annual State Convention.  The convention consists of two days of informative seminars providing (tentatively) 16 hours of CPE, with 12 hours qualifying for IRS purposes, and the opportunity to get together and unwind with other HAPA members in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

SEMINARS

Seminars will be held all day on Thursday (6/20/24) and Friday (6/21/24).  Technical sessions provide substantive continuing professional education and tentatively qualify for 16 CPE credits for CPAs, and tentatively 12 hours CE for EAs.  Seminars, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and Friday evening banquet are included with registration fees.

Paperless – There will be no handouts for the technical sessions – going “paperless.”  The handouts will be hosted on HAPA’s website at hawaiiassociationofpublicaccountants.com to download.

        SOCIAL EVENTS

Group Slot Machine Gala

Thursday, June 20, 2024, 4:45 p.m. (After Thursday’s technical sessions.)

Join the HAPA group with a $20 entry fee.  Each entrant can participate, as we try our group luck on a mega-buck machine at the Golden Nugget Casino.  Winnings will be split among the registered participants.  And … we have won big in the past!  So try your luck!!!

68TH Annual State Convention Banquet

Friday evening, June 21, 2024, 6:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Enjoy dinner, door prizes and warm fellowship as we thank our outgoing officers and witness the formal installation of our new officers.  Banquet Speaker:  Brad Lee, DC, was the owner of Lee Family Chiropractic for 33 years, with a focus on Posture and Spinal Alignment Correction.  Recently retired, he now resides in Nevada.


68th HAPA ANNUAL STATE CONVENTION
CONVENTION SCHEDULE

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

5:00 p.m.

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, June 20, 2024

7:20 a.m.

Registration, Continental Breakfast

7:45 a.m.

Opening Messages, Greetings, and Announcements              

Opening Message – Denise Yoshida, HAPA State President

8:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Technical Session: “Federal Tax Update” (tentatively 8 hours CPE)

Lecturer:  Bob Jennings, CPA, EA of TaxSpeaker, Jeffersonville, Indiana

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Lunch and General Membership Meeting, Part 1     

12:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Technical Session - continuation from morning session         

4:45 p.m.

Group Slot Machine Gala!

Friday, June 21, 2024

7:20 a.m.

Registration, Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 9:50 a.m.

Technical Session: “Subchapter S – A Journey Through Subchapter S – A Review of the Not So Obvious & The Many Traps That Exist for the Unwary”

Lecturer:  Larry J. Brant, Attorney and Shareholder, Foster Garvey PC, Portland, Oregon

10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Technical Session: "Managing Highly Appreciated Assets” and “Capital Market Update”

Lecturer: William H. Atha II, Senior Vice President, Investments – Global Wealth Solutions Group of Raymond James & Associates, and

Lecturer:  Lisa Detanna, AIF, MBA, WMS, Managing Director, Senior Vice President, Investments – Global Wealth Solutions Group of Raymond James & Associates

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Lunch and General Membership Meeting, Part 2

12:45 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Technical Session: “Maximizing the Tax Benefits of Casualty Losses” and “Proposed and Pending Tax Legislation”

Lecturer:  Joseph W Walloch, CPA, CGMA, MBA, MBT, Lever Advisors, Dana Point, CA

2:45 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.

Technical Session: “Updates to the Hawaii Uniform Probate Code” and “Introduction to the Hawaii Uniform Trust Code”

Lecturer:  Raymond K. Hasegawa, Attorney at Law, Hilo, Hawaii

6:30 p.m.  – 10:30 p.m.

68th Annual State Convention Installation Banquet


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

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