Back in 1973, Sadao Nishihama and Glenn Kishida formed a partnership, and with a staff of nine, they opened their office at 1001 Bishop Street to provide accounting and tax services. This partnership was incorporated in 1978 and is now known as N&K, or N&K CPAs, Inc.
Since its humble beginnings, N&K has grown to a firm of six principals and over 60 personnel to become one of the largest local CPA firms in the State of Hawaii. From a firm that provided mostly tax preparation services, the firm now provides all levels of services including the traditional audit, review, compilation, tax, accounting and bookkeeping services to business, sales training and technology consulting services as well as international tax services.
In the State of Hawaii, N&K is a leading provider of business health and growth services and services to individuals. With global connections and our local approach to service delivery, N&K responds to the business challenges facing our various clients.
Their Business Health Services are the compliance services they perform to help maintain the business health of their clients. These services include audit, review, and compilation; business tax return preparation and planning; information technology; and human resources. Their Business Growth Services are the special services we perform to help our clients grow and prosper. These services include business consulting, strategic and business planning, internal auditing, and sales coaching and training. Lastly, our Services to Individuals include individual tax return preparation and planning, estate tax planning and preparation, and business succession planning.
Other services provided include payroll and bookkeeping services as well as specialized services for their international clients. Only a full-service accounting firm can offer this range of services to their clients.