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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 many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

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Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

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Emerging Market Opportunities

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Global and International Funds

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