Firm Profile

At Kobayashi, Kanetoku, Doi, Lum & Yasuda CPAs LLC we believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success.


Our Mission


We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.


Our Members

Alan E. Kobayashi, CPA


PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION:

  • 1974 Certified Public Accountant
  • 1986 Certified Management Accountant

EDUCATION:

  • 1981 University of Hawaii – Master in Business Administration (Concentration in Finance)
  • 1972 University of Hawaii - Bachelors in Business
  • 1969 Kailua High School

EXPERIENCE:

  • 1990-Present
    Partner with Kobayashi, Doi & Lum CPAs LLC
  • 1988-1990
    Sole practitioner Alan E. Kobayashi, CPA
  • 1978-1988
    Private accounting experience with Servco Pacific, Inc. as a Group Vice-President for the Retail Group
  • 1972-1978
    Public accounting experience with KPMG Peat Marwick, Arthur Young & Company and Main Hurdman and Company (merged with KPMG).

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants

COMMUNITY:

  • Rotary Club of Kaneohe

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

  • Mid Pacific Country Club
  • Moncado Foundation
  • Past President-Hawaii Baptist Athletic Booster Club
  • Past Treasurer-Easter Seals Society

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE:

    Retail, construction, title and escrow, employee leasing, wholesale distribution, non profit (Boy Scouts, Big Brothers Big Sisters, churches), medical practices and other service organizations


Stanford C.T. Lum, CPA


PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION:

  • 1984 Certified Public Accountant

EDUCATION:

  • 1983 Gonzaga University - Master in Science in Taxation
  • 1981 Gonzaga University - Bachelors in Business Administration

EXPERIENCE:

  • 1990-Current
    Partner with Kobayashi, Doi & Lum CPAs LLC
  • 1981-1990
    Peat Marwick Mitchell and Company (CKA KPMG) - Sr. Tax Manager

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Tax Division
  • Hawaii Society of Public Accountants
  • Hawaii Estate Planning Council (past president - 2002)


Ralph T. Kanetoku, CPA


PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION:

  • 1986 Certified Public Accountant
  • 1994 Certified Government Financial Manager

EDUCATION:

  • 1981 University of Hawaii - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting

EXPERIENCE:

  • 2009-Present
    Partner with Kobayashi, Kanetoku, Doi, Lum & Yasuda CPAs LLC
  • 1996-2009
    Partner with KPMG LLP
  • 1984-1996
    KPMG LLP - Staff Accountant through Senior Manager
  • 1982-1984
    Public accounting experience with Robert H.Y. Leong & Co., CPA's

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Government Accountants

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

  • American Cancer Society
  • Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE:

    Construction, real estate, government, not-for-profit, higher and secondary education, research, foundations, estates, hospitality, retail, manufacturing, agriculture and employee benefit plans
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