CW Associates

CW Associates, CPAs: Accounting and tax solutions for businesses and their owners

CW Associates, CPAs, is one of the renowned firms in Hawaii because of its unique characteristics that sets them apart among local practitioners. Each professional has an expert knowledge and extensive experience in the field of business and accountancy. No wonder the firm has clients who are major players in Hawaii in the manufacturing, real estate, retail, and wholesale industries. The firm’s approach is to add the expertise of a qualified local CPA firm to their clients’ available resources.


CW Associates’ partners are actively involved in the services of the firm. In this approach, the clients are expected to quickly receive their information, and current and practical answers to their questions. Many of the clients of the firm include the finest enterprises and nonprofit organizations in Hawaii.


CW Associates, CPAs, has the expertise that can be compared to the big firms in the nation. Its professional staff is composed of 30 accountants with six partners. The firm is also the 9th largest CPA firm in Hawaii in the 2014 Pacific Business News Book of Lists. You don’t have to worry about their capabilities because most of them are licensed certified public accountants (CPAs) with master’s degrees in accounting or business administration, and have a professional experience with a well-known international accounting firm. CW Associates’ hands-on approach and low partner-to-staff ratio guarantees you that you will have direct contact with experienced CPAs.

As mentioned earlier, the partners, managers, and professional and administrative staff of CW Associates, CPAs have been actively involved on a volunteer basis in many nonprofit and professional organizations, such as the:


- Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawaii

- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) – Honolulu Chapter

- Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) – Hawaii Chapter

- Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants (HSCPA)

- Honolulu Council of the Navy League

- Oahu Country Club

- The Pacific Club

- University of Hawaii School of Accountancy Advisory Committee

- Washington Place Foundation


CW Associates, CPAs, provides the best accounting, auditing, and other assurance services to for-profit and nonprofit businesses. All of their services are tailored to ensure you that they are a readily-available resource throughout the year, and that they will complete their work in a timely and efficient manner. Expect them to do same in the coming years with significantly the same staff.


In addition, CW Associates, CPAs, also provides tax planning and compliance services for businesses and their owners. Its tax professionals are always committed to do their work with individuals and business owners, as well as C corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships, general and limited partnerships, nonprofit entities with for-profit subsidiaries, and trusts and estates.


CW Associates, CPAs, has experience with companies doing business in a few states and have access to tax professionals in other states. They always analyze tax planning opportunities and transactions in progress for tax planning purposes. They also have a wide knowledge regarding tax issues for nonprofit organizations.


CW Associates is proud to have hardworking tax professionals who are responsible in resolving audit issues with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the state office of Hawaii Department of Taxation on Hawaii general excise tax and other local tax issues exclusive to Hawaii.