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Hawaii CPA CPE Requirement


Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a designation given by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to individuals that pass the Uniform CPA Examination and meet the education and experience requirements. The CPA designation helps enforce professional standards in the accounting industry. CPA (Certified Public Accountant) is the highest accounting credential in the United States. CPA ensures global recognition for accounting & finance professionals.

The Board of Accountancy provides assurance to the public that the CPA profession in Hawaii operates at the highest level of professional competence through, verification of education and experience credentials. 


CPE Requirements
80 hours every 2 years
License Renewal Period
December 31 biennially, odd years
CPE Reporting Cycle
1/1 - 12/31 biennially, odd years
Ethics Requirement
Four (4) hours in subject area of ethics or professional conduct every two years. 
Carry over credits
You have to take minimum 80 hours of CPE credits in a reporting cycle, However Excess Credit up to 40 hours can be carried forward to next reporting cycle.
Subject Area Restriction
None (Hawaii CPA can earn CPE Credits from NASBA Approved CPE Providers as long as it directly relates to the professional competence of the person)

Hawaii CPA requires 80 hours of CPE to be completed in every reporting cycle, From January 1 to December 31 biennially in odd numbered years, and must be reported to the Board by December 31st biennially in odd numbered years as part of the renewal process.

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