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Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
(808) 945-7775

Our Mission Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College? When Do You Need a Will?

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Welcome to Kawabe & Associates, LLC.  We appreciate your time to view our website and trust you will find a wealth of information here.

You may be facing unique challenges as you prepare for or are currently living in your retirement years. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow.  Whether your goal(s) are related to retirement, estate conservation strategy, or business exit strategy, our team of experienced financial professionals offer personalized service focused on your desires based on your financial goals and objectives.

With more than two decades of experience in Wealth Management, we can help to address your overall future needs. Please call (808) 945-7775 to schedule your free initial consultation.

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Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Tax Management Strategies

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

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The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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The Business Cycle

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The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Emerging Market Opportunities

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