N&K CPAs Inc.

One of the largest locally owned certified public accounting firms in the State of Hawaii servicing local, national, and international clientele across the pacific.

Welcome to N&K CPAs,  Inc, one of the largest locally owned certified public  accounting firms in  the State of Hawaii. The firm was founded in 1973 with  the partnership  of Sadao Nishihama and Glenn T. Kishida. Today, the  firm has over 60  personnel, including six principals.

There are five major divisions in the firm: Assurance Services, Tax Services, Management Consulting, Information Technology, and Administrative Services. Together, personnel in these divisions provide clients with a full range of services from the traditional audit, tax, and bookkeeping services to business and technology consulting. There is also an international department which services our foreign clients.

Dwayne S. Takeno

Dwayne S. Takeno

Dwayne was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and graduated from Castle High School. He went on to attend the University of Southern California where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting and in 1997, he received his CPA certificate from the State of Hawaii.  In 2004, he received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  He joined the firm as a principal of N&K in August 2014. Dwayne is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Hawaii Board of Public Accountancy Peer Review Oversight Committee (Chair), Association of Government Accountants (Board Member), Better Business Bureau of Hawaii (Treasurer and Board Member), Life Foundation (Treasurer and Board Member) and CPAmerica International.

In his free time, Dwayne enjoys cooking and traveling.

Areas of practice: Audit, accounting, and management consulting.

Industry specializations: nonprofit, government, financial institutions, construction, real estate, hotels and restaurants, and employee benefit plans.