Kurt Kawafuchi

Kurt Kawafuchi
  • Lecturer of Accounting


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(808) 956-7332

Academic Background

  • LECTURER | Attorney at Law | CPA (Not in Public Practice)


  • “Taxes of Hawaii 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020: A Comprehensive Guide for Taxpayers and Tax Professionals" with Alan Yee and Duane Akamine, Watermark Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-948011-31-0

Professional Background 

  • Principal, i.e., Partner, Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez, PC, Beverly Hills, CA 2010-2015
  • Director of Taxation, Department of Taxation, State of Hawaii, 2002-2010
  • Supervisor, Tax & Charities Division, Department of Attorney General, State of Hawaii, 1999-2002
  • Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division, Washington, DC, 1986-1992
  • Additional legal and CPA experience: Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel and Damon Key Bocken Leong & Kupchak, in Honolulu, Hawaii, and Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Los Angeles, CA

Professional Involvement