Special Announcements:

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AGA Hawaii Chapter is participating from now through the end of December in the Hawaii Foodbank Virtual Food Drive. Funds collected will help to provide food to those in need. To donate, simply click on the following link to find our AGA Hawaii Chapter Food Drive page: https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/VFD/AGAHawaiiChapter


  • 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's 2019-2020 Citizen-Centric Report is out! Check it out on our CCR page, please click here: CCR . Special thanks to Ryoko Lung, AGA Hawaii's Accountability Chair, for preparing!
  • 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. 




Chapter News

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.

AGA Hawaii Chapter Virtual Foodbank Drive

AGA Hawaii Chapter is participating in our second annual virtual food drive for Hawaii Foodbank! To donate, simply click on the following link and find our page: https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/VFD/AGAHawaiiChapter. Every little bit counts and is very much appreciated. Help us to reach our goal of $1,500!

2021 Government Professional Accounting Webinar Highlights

AGA Hawaii Chapter had its second successful Government Professional Accounting Webinar in 2021. Thank you to everyone who joined us online and those who helped to make it a success and most definitely to all our wonderful guest speakers! Check out our December 2021 Kukala for more details.

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Sean Nakamura, CPA
Emeritus Chapter President, Private Sector
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