Claire AkauClaire Akau has over 20 years experience in accounting, bookkeeping and payroll in non-profit, construction, retail, finance, medical, legal and many multiple service industries.  She is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s College of Business and Economics.

Claire is passionate about helping small businesses!  She believes that small businesses are the lifeblood of our community, so she provides affordable and quality service.  Additionally, Claire enjoys teaching small business owners about their finances.  Claire continues to hosts training workshops and teaches with UH-Hilo’s College of Continuing Education and Community Service.

Claire is committed to serving our community.  Claire serves as Treasurer for the UH-Hilo’s Alumni Board and launched an internship training program for UH-Hilo’s College of Business & Economics students.  Her goal is to contribute to the future economic success and development of small businesses and future leaders of our community.