Our Team

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.


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    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,...

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    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...

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    Janet Williams-Reyes, CPA/PFS

    Janet Williams-Reyes started her accounting career with the international public accounting firm of Arthur Andersen. She moved to Los Angeles in 1984 where she started and headed up the financial analysis department for Sebastian International. From 1987-1995, Janet entered the restaurant industry as Chief Operating Officer of City West Restaurant...

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    Yvette Zolman - Chief Operating Officer

    Hometown: Elko, Nevada

    Education: University of Phoenix, B.A. Business Administration

    Experience: Yvette moved to Honolulu in 2016 from Nashville, Tennessee. As Chief of Staff, Yvette directs the administrative and operational activities for all companies of The Hawaii Group. She works closely with the CEO and executive leadership to establish and implement consistent...

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    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,...

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    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...

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Team Members

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    Stanley Uratsuka - Accounting Manager

    Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii

    Education: University of Hawaii – Manoa, B.A. in Accounting and Computer Programming

    Experience: Stanley has over 30 plus years of accounting, as well as personal and corporate tax experience by working in industries such as: retail, health and fitness, research, not-for profits and travel. Stan specializes in client service...

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    Justine Arnold, CPA - Accounting Manager

    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...

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    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,...

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    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...

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    Shayna Noble, EA - Senior Tax Accountant

    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...

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    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.

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Sheila Fredes - Tax Accountant

    Hometown: Long Island, New York

    Education: Chaminade University of Honolulu - B.S. in Accounting & Minor in Computer Informational Systems

    Experience: Sheila moved to Oahu in 2016 to earn her Bachelor’s in Accounting. During this time, she completed a finance internship at a non-profit, an accounting internship at an insurance company as...

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    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.  

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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.  

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    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...

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Get In Touch

HiAccounting would be pleased to get in touch to discuss your accounting needs.

Maui Office

24 N Church Street
Wailuku, HI 96793
Phone 808.356.4357

Oahu Office

700 Bishop St. Suite 600
Honolulu, Hi 96813
Phone 808.529.9990

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed on Holidays
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