Comprised of business leaders with decades of experience both locally and abroad, Hawaii Accounting is unmatched with the attention, value, reliability and piece of mind we offer our clientele. At HiAccounting, everyone has an accounting background—from our accountants to our CEO.
Interested in joining the team? Learn more on our Careers page.
Matt Delaney, CPA - President & CEO - HiGroup
Chief Executive Officer, Matthew S. Delaney, has been a catalyst for positive change in both community and business across Hawaii for much of the past two decades. Most recently, Mr. Delaney has leveraged his experience gained locally and abroad to help revolutionize the state’s outsourcing landscape. Under his progressive, flexible,...
Evans Pierce - Chief Financial Officer
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Education: University of Virginia, B.A. in Economics and History
Experience: Prior to joining HiAccounting in 2017, Evans had over four years of experience as the Director of Business Operations and Office Manager at a restaurant group in Washington DC. She has experience in restaurants, professional services, retail, manufacturing, constructions, not-for-profits, charter schools...
Sheri Miyashiro, CPA - Director of Tax Services
Hometown: North Shore, Hawaii
Education: San Francisco State, Master’s in Accountancy
Experience: Prior to joining HiAccounting, Sheri worked for Grant Thornton, the 5th largest international accounting firm in the world. Sheri has over a decade of tax experience working with individual and business clients in various industries including food and beverage, retail,...
Justine Arnold, CPA - Director of Accounting Services
Hometown: Lille, France
Education: Western Colorado University, B.A. in Accounting & B.A. in Business Administration
Experience: After earning her bachelor’s degrees in Accounting & Business Administration, Justine worked for the largest public accounting firm in Western Colorado as a Tax Accountant. During this time, she obtained her CPA license and worked with...
Vel Taniguchi - HR Manager
Hometown: Kaneohe, Hawaii
Education: Payroll Specialist
Experience: Vel joined The Hawaii Group in 2015 and has grown into our HR Manager specializing in payroll processing, employee benefits, time and attendance, human resource management. She is able to identify the payroll processing needs of small and medium sized businesses and helps them implement an...
Jeremy Bennett - Director of IT
Jeremy was born and raised on the island of Moloka'i and now lives on Oahu. He went to college at the University of Hawaii, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Studio Art. Jeremy has been the IT support for the 10+ years with The Hawaii Group and its...
Kathy Au, CPA - Senior Accountant
Hometown: Manoa, Hawaii
Education: University of Hawaii—Manoa, Masters in Accounting
Experience: Kathy brings 32 years of public accounting to the HiAccounting team. She works with clients on income tax planning and preparation for individuals, self-employed, and small businesses. She is involved with the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements, bookkeeping services,...
Mahina Quinn - Senior Accountant
Hometown: Mililani, Hawaii
Education: Colorado Mesa University, B.S. in Accounting
Experience: Mahina started her accounting career at HiAccounting in 2018 and has established experience in restaurants, not-for-profits, charter school and professional services. Prior to joining HiAccounting, she had experience in customer service, sales, and office administration. Mahina has passed the Intacct Accounting...
Shayna Noble, EA - Tax Supervisor
Hometown: Waipahu, Hawaii
Education: UH-West Oahu, Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting
Experience: Prior to joining HiAccounting, Shayna worked at a local CPA firm for almost twelve years. Shayna has recently earned her Enrolled Agent's license and has tax experience working with clients in various industries including food service, general...
Ria Barqueros, CPA - Senior Tax Accountant
Hometown: Knoxville, TN
Education: University of Tennessee, Master's in Accountancy
Experience: Ria worked for FORVIS LLP, the 8th largest public accounting firm in the US. for 2 years. She also Worked with individual and business clients in various industries including auto dealerships, commercial products, construction, healthcare, private equity, and real estate.
Brianna Delaney - Senior Accountant
Hometown: Miami Beach, Florida
Education: Florida State University, B.A. in Accounting
Experience: Brianna started her accounting career with HiAccounting in 2020. She has worked in many industries including but not limited to hospitality and tourism, not-for-profit organizations, insurance and healthcare.
Primary objectives: Brianna will be responsible for monthly and annual bookkeeping services, account reconciliations, budget...
Denise Kadomoto - Senior Accountant
Hometown: Aiea, Hawaii
Education: University of Hawaii – Manoa, B.A. in Accounting
Experience: Denise’s accounting journey spanning 30+ years began as a staff auditor with a Big 4 accounting firm, where she earned her CPA license, and audited clients in the healthcare, government, retail, manufacturing and real estate industries. She transitioned to...
Jumari Teodosio - Tax Accountant II
Hometown: Pearl City, Hawaii
Education: University of Hawaii - West Oahu, BA in Accounting
Experience: Prior to joining the HiAccounting team, Jumari’s first experience in tax was through the VITA program at Leeward Community College. Through VITA, Jumari was given the opportunity as a volunteer tax preparer to complete hands-on work, such...
Nick Snyder - Tax Accountant
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Experience: Nick recently graduated from Gonzaga University with an Economics degree and plans to go back to Gonzaga to earn an MBA degree. He is excited to start his new career with California Accounting.
Fun Fact: Nick has a 3 legged dog named Skippy!
Liam O’hAimhirgin - Senior Tax Accountant I
Experience: Liam is a fifth-year student at the University of Utah, where he is finishing a degree in Economics, with minors in both business and computer science. He swam for four years in college, which helped cultivate time management and teamwork.
Fun Fact: After graduating, Liam plans to explore options in the accounting...
Bailey Razo - Staff Accountant
Hometown: Holyoke, Colorado
Education: Kansas State University, BA in Accounting (Aug. 2022)
Experience: Bailey is joined our accounting team as an Intern, supporting the staff with processing Accounts Payable, monthly reconciliations, recording bank transactions, among other client servicing needs. She has since been promoted to Staff Accountant.
Bailey is currently in her Senior...
Takashi Imoto, CPA - Staff Accountant
Hometown: Osaka, Japan/ Makiki, Hawaii
Education: Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan) Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Sports Science. California State University(East Bay)
Experience: Takashi started his accounting career at HiAccounting in 2022 and is now a CPA. Prior to joining HiAccounting, he was working in the sports industry in Japan.Takashi was...
Billie Jo O'Brien - Bookkeeper
Hometown: Warsaw, Virginia
Education: Associates Degree, Rappahannock Community College
Experience: Billie Jo has accounting experience in the industries of specialty retail, education, media/newsprint, and transportation. Most recently, she was involved in the family accounting firm where she was responsible for payroll processing, bookkeeping, and assisting with income tax preparation. Transitioning to her...
Tes Morta - Business Support Supervisor
Hometown: Ewa Beach, HI
Education: Associates Degree in Accounting, Heald Business College
Experience: Tes will be supporting our tax and accounting teams with various financial functions. With experience in the financial services industry, Tes will be working with much of our HiAccounting team. Tes is also a former member of the Filipino Chambers of...
Maya Mapeso - Brand & Marketing Specialist
Hometown: Burson, CA
Education: UI/UX Design; Georgia Tech
Experience: Before joining The Hawaii Group Maya worked as UI/UX designer creating brand identities as well as marketing strategies for start-up companies. Her primary objectives are to coordinate and assist management with marketing and sales through brand consistency, digital marketing, and networking.
Jacalyn Macauda - Office Ambassador
Hometown: Trumbull, CT
Education: University of Connecticut, B.S. in Nutritional Science
Experience: Previously an event coordinator for a rooftop venue located in Waikiki, Jacalyn has experience in restaurant, guest relations, and market research industries. Jacalyn helps manage the office and operations within Hawaii Accounting.
Fun Fact: Jacalyn loves dogs and has a border...
Please meet our sister company, California Accounting, a member of The Hawaii Group Ohana.
Our team across the ocean provides even more resources and expertise to help facilitate your needs. Our California team provides an unparalleled combination of local insight and global knowledge. We strongly believe in working personally and directly with our clients, connecting through our core principles of integrity, transparency, and dedication to customer service.
California Accounting Team
Ira Einhorn, CPA - Director of Tax Services
Ira Einhorn began Einhorn & Company CPAs, now California Accounting, in 1996 and has grown the firm to more than 1,000 clients by providing hands-on, personal service. His experience includes working with individuals, corporations and partnerships; non-profit organizations; and a large auditing clientele. A member of the American Institute of...
Hopemary Calip - Business Support Specialist
Hometown: Santa Rita, Guam
Education: Hopemary is working towards her Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in finance.
Experience: Hopemary worked on many projects with AmeriCorps during the three years she was with them. She also has experience mentoring youth at local resource centers and schools.
Fun Fact: Hopemary enjoys spending free time with her family,...
Melissa Hoekstra - Senior Accountant
Hometown: Citrus Heights, California
Education: Melissa received her Bookkeeping certification with Penn Foster.
Experience: Melissa is reaching her 3rd year with the California Accounting team.
Fun Facts: Her family are Huge San Jose Shark fans and when not watching the games, they are baking or outdoors riding bikes together.
Danny Wong - Senior Tax Accountant
Hometown: Central Valley, California
Education: California State University of Sacramento, B.A. in Business Administration (Concentration in Accounting)
Experience: Originally coming from Central Valley raised in a household of restaurant owners, Danny moved to Sacramento for college. After graduating, Danny went straight to work in the tax accounting industry. With two years of tax accounting and...
Mateo Calip - Tax & Accounting Assistant
Hometown: Santa Rita, Guam
Experience: US Navy Reserves(Jan 2021-Present), Prior to joining CA Accounting I was working at Our Lady Of Grace School as a Teacher’s Assistant. Before leaving Guam in summer of 2022, I was working with Americorps while also serving as a Ramp Agent at the Guam International Airport.
Fun Facts: I love...
Get In Touch
HiAccounting would be pleased to get in touch to discuss your accounting needs.
Maui Office24 N Church Street
Wailuku, HI 96793
Oahu Office700 Bishop St. Suite 600
Honolulu, Hi 96813
Office HoursMonday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed on Holidays