About Us


What is the american payroll association?

The American Payroll Association is the professional society for Payroll Professionals. Founded in 1982 it is run by a professional staff under the direction of the Executive Director, the member President, and Board of Directors.

Benefits of local chapter membership:

  • As the complexities of payroll administration become more recognized and demanding, it becomes even more important to stay abreast of  the many issues constantly affecting the payroll profession.

  • APA membership assures you of a reliable, convenient, and accurate source of information and support.

  •  It will help you manage and administer payroll operations smoothly and effectively.

the hawaii chapter's mission:

  • Keep members informed of current changes pertaining to payroll.

  • Focus on topics requested by membership needs and providing the "resources" or "guest speakers" to accommodate these requests.

  • Initiate a study group to prepare individuals for the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) exam.

  • Strengthen members knowledge through networking and experiences for problem solving.