Special Announcements:

  • Early bird registration for AGA Hawaii's GPAW ends on July 31, register now! Check out our event page here: 2022 AGA Hawaii GPAW
  • Congratulations to Arushi Kumar, C&C Honolulu City Auditor (pictured to the right), for receiving one of the 2022 Young Professionals PDT Training Scholarships from AGA National and welcome as a new AGA Hawaii member. We'd also like to congratulate all the other recipients. Check out the list here: 2022 Recipients
  • Congratulations to Pamela Young, CGFM, for receiving the well-deserved 2020-2021 Volunteer Year of the Award from AGA National! She has done so much and continues to do so much for this chapter as one of our BOD members, co-chair and chair for multiple committees, as we as one of our past presidents.
  • We'd also like to congratulate all the other 2020-2021 volunteer awardees for each chapter! Check the list out here on AGA National's site: AGA CGFM Volunteers

  • CGFM Subcommittee (Naomi Mochizuki, Dave Gandule, Troy Zheng, Jon Tamanaha, and Pamela Young)AGA Hawaii's CGFM subcommittee had a great time planning for the upcoming year! (Pictured left to right: Naomi Mochizuki, Dave Gandule, Troy Zheng, Jon Tamanaha, and Pamela Young)





General Announcements:


AGA Hawaii has gifted a $25,000 endowment to the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu accounting program! For more info, check out their news article at: https://westoahu.hawaii.edu/kaloinews/?p=16378



  • Congratulations to AGA Hawaii's UH Manoa 2021-2022 academic scholarship recipient, Karly Torii (pictured below: Karly Torii, David Bean and Pamela Young)!
  • Karly Torii, David Bean, and Pamela Young (2021 GPAW)Short Bio: Karly Torii was born and raised in Kapolei, Hawaii. She is pursuing her Master of Accounting degree with a concentration in Data Analytics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Currently in the midst of taking the CPA exam, she hopes to pass all four sections of the CPA exam by the time she graduates in the fall of 2022 and to obtain her CPA license shortly after. She also strives to one day work for either the State of Hawaii or City and County of Honolulu. 
  • Congratulations to AGA Hawaii's University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu 2021-2022 academic scholarship receipient, Jazmyn Ibaan Carvalho (pictured below). 
  • Short Bio: My name is Jazmyn, and I’m from the Island of Kauai. Some of my favorite things are watching movies like the Harry Potter series and reading; I often reread the Life of Pi by Yann Martel. I graduated in 2020 from Kauai Community College, and in 2021 I began taking classes at UH West Oahu to obtain my bachelor’s degree. I work as an accounting assistant at a tour company. I want to further my education and get my CPA license to help my family and friends with their businesses and personal finances in the future.




Chapter News

AGA Hawaii raises over $500 for RMHC's 2022 Red Shoes 5k!

Mahalo to everyone for participating in Ronald Mcdonald House Charities Hawaii's 2022 Virtual Red Shoes 5K event! AGA Hawaii managed to reach our goal of $500!

AGA Hawaii Chapter $25,000 Endowment to the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu Accounting Program!

AGA Hawaii has gifted a $25,000 endowment to the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu accounting program! For more info, check out their news article at: https://westoahu.hawaii.edu/kaloinews/?p=16378

October 2021 Virtual Webinar Highlights

John Herko, spoke at the October 20, 2021 webinar on the topic of “Don't Worry.  Be Happy.  Part 1. The discussion of America's deficits and debt (all levels of government); appropriations, the debt ceiling and quantitative easing in the federal government; and, Special Drawing Rights allocated by the International Monetary Fund.” Check out our December 2021 newsletter for more information.

Featured Member

Jon Tamanaha, CGFM
Young Professionals Chairperson, C&C of Honolulu

Upcoming Events

2022 AGA Hawaii GPAW

Date:  August 31–September 1, 2022
Location: Online Webinar

CPE Credit Hours: 16 Yellowbook hours (includes 2 hours of ethics)

For more information and how to register, please check out the event page at: 2022 GPAW

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