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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


Past events

7 Jun 2024 2024 Oahu Chapter Installation Banquet
29 Feb 2024 Oahu Chapter 2024 Students' Night
11 Jan 2024 Oahu Professional Tax Institute – 2024 Individual Tax Updates
10 Jan 2024 Big Island Professional Tax Institute – 2024 Individual Tax Updates
9 Jan 2024 Maui Professional Tax Institute – 2024 Individual Tax Updates
12 Dec 2023 Webinar Individual Tax Update 2023
7 Dec 2023 Webinar 2023 Ethics Option 2
4 Dec 2023 Webinar Business Tax Update 2023
30 Nov 2023 Webinar Individual Tax Update 2023
9 Nov 2023 Webinar Business Tax Update 2023
18 Oct 2023 Webinar 2023 Ethics Option 1
28 Sep 2023 Oahu 2023 Walter Haig Accounting and Reporting Standards – Update and Review
25 Sep 2023 Big Island 2023 Walter Haig Accounting and Reporting Standards – Update and Review
20 Sep 2023 Maui 2023 Walter Haig Accounting and Reporting Standards – Update and Review
15 Aug 2023 Guide to Preparing Form 1041 for Estates and Trusts - Webinar
14 Aug 2023 Fiduciary Accounting for Estates and Trusts - Webinar
21 May 2023 Hawaii Association of Public Accountants 2023 Annual State Convention in Japan
21 Feb 2023 Oahu Chapter 2023 Students' Night
5 Jan 2023 Oahu Professional Tax Institute – 2023 Individual Tax Updates
4 Jan 2023 Big Island Professional Tax Institute – 2023 Individual Tax Updates
3 Jan 2023 Maui Professional Tax Institute – 2023 Individual Tax Updates
16 Dec 2022 40th Annual Maui Chapter HAPA Christmas Party
15 Dec 2022 Webinar Individual Tax Update 2022
12 Dec 2022 Webinar 2022 Ethics
8 Dec 2022 Webinar 2022 Ethics
5 Dec 2022 Webinar Business Tax Update 2022
1 Dec 2022 Webinar Individual Tax Update 2022
16 Nov 2022 Webinar Business Tax Update 2022
3 Oct 2022 WEBINAR for Maui / Big Island Members ONLY 2022 - Walter Haig Accounting and Reporting Standards – Update and Review
3 Oct 2022 OAHU 2022 Accounting and Reporting Standards – Update and Review
29 Sep 2022 HILO 2022 Accounting and Reporting Standards – Update and Review
20 Sep 2022 MAUI 2022 Accounting and Reporting Standards – Update and Review
22 Jun 2022 66th HAPA State Convention
8 Jun 2022 HAPA Oahu Chapter Installation Banquet 2022
6 Jan 2022 Oahu Professional Tax Institute – 2021 Individual Tax Updates
6 Jan 2022 Webinar Oahu Professional Tax Institute – 2021 Individual Tax Updates
5 Jan 2022 Hilo Professional Tax Institute – 2021 Individual Tax Updates
4 Jan 2022 Maui Professional Tax Institute – 2021 Individual Tax Updates
18 Dec 2021 39th Annual Maui Chapter HAPA Christmas Party
16 Dec 2021 Webinar 2021 Ethics
9 Dec 2021 Webinar Individual Tax Update 2021
6 Dec 2021 Webinar Business Tax Update 2021
2 Dec 2021 Oahu Chapter Annual Christmas Party
1 Dec 2021 Webinar Individual Tax Update 2021
30 Nov 2021 Webinar 2021Ethics
18 Nov 2021 Webinar Business Tax Update 2021
4 Oct 2021 Webinar 2021 Accounting and Reporting Standards – Update and Review
30 Sep 2021 Webinar 2021 Accounting and Reporting Standards – Update and Review
22 Sep 2021 Webinar 2021 Accounting and Reporting Standards – Update and Review
24 Jun 2021 Annual General Meeting

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

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