Hester Inouye, CPC, QPA, QKA, ERPA

Founder/Executive Vice President

Hester E. InouyeHester E. Inouye is a co-founder and Executive Vice President/Secretary of SI GROUP. Hester graduated with honors from the University of Hawaii with a Bachelor of Education degree. She was the first person in Hawaii to attain her Certified Pension Consultant (CPC) designation awarded by the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA). She also holds the ASPPA designations of Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA), Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) and the IRS designation of Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent (ERPA).

Hester has been a pension professional since 1980. She works with small employers as well as large employers in developing and administering qualified retirement plans that work well for the employer. Because of her wealth of experience in administering qualified retirement plans, she is able to assist clients in structuring their plan operations to be efficient and cost-effective.

What Hester enjoys most about working with plan sponsors is being able to give them the assurance that we care, are able to provide the expertise to keep their plan in compliance, and are continuously assisting them to attain their retirement plan objectives.

In her free time, Hester enjoys yoga, Zumba, and spending recreational time with her granddaughters. She also enjoys volunteering at her grandchildren’s schools.

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”

- E.E. Cummings


Trust. Integrity. Expertise. Those are some of the reasons SI GROUP Certified Pension Consultants is Hawaii's largest third-party administration (TPA) firm for tax-qualified retirement plans. We’ve been in this business for 30 years and we administer approximately 800 profit sharing, 401(k), money purchase, 403(b), Cash Balance and traditional defined benefit pension plans for 18,000 participants. The total value of assets in these plans exceeds $1.3 billion.

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SI GROUP Certified Pension Consultants

1299 South Beretania Street
Suite 315
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

Tel: 808.748.7700
Fax: 808.748.7799