Our Mission

At DemandHR, everything we do is inspired by our mission and values. Since inception, DemandHR has been a company committed to ensuring our client’s success by offering new and innovative ways of doing business. We helped redefine the industry by bringing higher levels of service, integrity and transparency. Today, we are a company proudly serving clients statewide supporting a multitude of industries and professions –-we’re rich in talent and expertise and incredibly thankful of the trust of our clients.

Our Values

Our values guide our actions, thoughts and decisions.

Client FirstWe need and love our clients and are positively driven by their success.
LeadershipWe continually learn, develop and improve ourselves, striving to be master in our field.
IntegrityWe exercise good judgment and insist on the highest ethical standards.
InnovationWe know our clients are looking for the best solutions that exceed their expectations.
BalanceWe balance great work with a commitment to health, family and involvement in our community.
OhanaWe work together as one Ohana because we trust, respect and support one another.

Our Team

Comprised of business leaders with decades of experience both locally and abroad, DemandHR is unmatched with the attention, value, reliability and peace of mind we offer our clientele.

Interested in joining the team? Learn more on our Careers page.

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    Matthew S. Delaney - Chief Executive Officer & President

    Chief Executive Officer, Matthew S. Delaney, has been a catalyst for positive change in both community and business across Hawaii for over two decades. Most recently, Mr. Delaney has leveraged his experience gained locally and abroad to help revolutionize the state’s outsourcing landscape. Under his progressive, flexible, and innovative leadership,...

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    Evans Pierce - Chief Financial Officer

    Hometown: Richmond, Virginia

    Education: University of Virginia, B.A. in Economics and History

    Experience: Prior to joining HiAccounting in 2017, Evans had over four years of experience as the Director of Business Operations and Office Manager at a restaurant group in Washington DC.  She has experience in restaurants, professional services, retail, manufacturing, constructions, not-for-profits, charter schools...

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    Vel Taniguchi - HR Manager

    Hometown: Kaneohe, Hawaii

    Education: Payroll Specialist

    Experience: Vel joined The Hawaii Group in 2015 and has grown into our HR Manager  specializing in payroll processing, employee benefits, time and attendance, human resource management. She is able to identify the payroll processing needs of small and medium sized businesses and helps them implement an improved...

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    Billie Jo O'Brien - Payroll

    Hometown:  Warsaw, Virginia

    Education:  Associates Degree, Rappahannock Community College

    Experience: Billie Jo has accounting experience in the industries of specialty retail, education, media/newsprint, and transportation. Most recently, she was involved in the family accounting firm where she was responsible for payroll processing, bookkeeping, and assisting with income tax preparation.  Transitioning to her...

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    Maya Mapeso - Brand & Marketing Specialist

    Hometown: Burson, CA

    Education: : UI/UX Design; Georgia Tech

    Experience: Before joining The Hawaii Group Maya worked as UI/UX designer creating brand identities as well as marketing strategies for start-up companies. Maya previously worked on marketing campaigns as a brand ambassador for Becca Cosmetics and other beauty companies such as Charlotte Tilbury and Muddy...

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    Jacalyn Macauda - Office Ambassador

    Hometown: Trumbull, CT

    Education: University of Connecticut, B.S. in Nutritional Science

    Experience:  Previously an event coordinator for a rooftop venue located in Waikiki, Jacalyn has experience in restaurant, guest relations, and market research industries. Jacalyn helps manage the office and operations within Hawaii Accounting.

    Fun Fact: Jacalyn loves dogs and has a border...

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The DemandHR Advantage

A partnership with DemandHR provides your organization access to the newest HR firm in Hawaii—an experienced team of human resource professionals specializing in a variety of fields, all possessing industry-specific knowledge and certifications setting us apart from the competition.

Customized Solutions

We’ve designed our solutions with you, the client in mind.
Costly inefficiencies, the risk of lawsuits, outdated employee policies and the burden of compliance issues seem to arise when businesses lose focus. Our HR solutions provide clear direction and support and always helping your business achieve success. Our comprehensive suite of solutions reflects this commitment. Whether you are focused on long-term cost control or improving employee experience and productivity, we offer all of the traditional services along with a variety of custom solutions you will find only with DemandHR.

Focus On Service

When you call DemandHR, you get a real person, not a call center.
We take service seriously and provide the highest level of customer service. Our HiTouch Philosophy pushes us to go above and beyond industry-leading standards and quality assurance guidelines, providing our clients with a uniquely personal and professional client experience.

Flexible & Scalable

We are always working to leverage our resources, to keep operations efficient and in compliance. We are able to modify our services based on your needs, keeping you informed, involved and focused on results.

Broad Industry Experience

Our clients consist of some of the most recognizable brands in Hawaii spanning a variety of industries and professions.

Strategic Partnerships - Saving You Time & Money

Our strategic partnerships with Hawaii’s premier insurance carriers as well as industry-leading service providers offer large group buying power for employee benefit programs. When keeping your own insurance plan is a must, our ‘open broker’ option permits clients to keep their own plans when choosing one of our custom HR solutions.

Statewide Presence - Local & Personal Support

We are a team of experienced professionals who are passionate about serving our clients. We believe service is a personal experience which cannot be achieved by being just a call center. To do this effectively, we need to be nearby or on-site which we do by operating offices on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island (Hilo).

Integrated Accounting & Staffing Options

For clients seeking the ultimate in service and support and require streamlining all of their business functions with a single outsourced partner, we have the solution. As a division of The Hawaii Group, DemandHR offers Hawaii’s only comprehensive and fully-supported human resource, accounting and tax solution. One Company. Three Solutions. Countless Benefits.

Recognition & Accolades

The Hawaii Group is humbled with the continued recognition our hard work has generated. Award after award and client after client have validated the power of integrity and respect.

Get In Touch

DemandHR would be pleased to get in touch to discuss your businesses needs.


700 Bishop St. Suite 600
Honolulu, Hi 96813


24 N Church Street
Wailuku, HI 96793


145 Keawe St
Hilo, HI 96720

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed on Holidays