State of Hawaii Guard Agency License GDA-795
State of Hawaii Private Detective Agency License PDA-793

Security Guard Training Hawaii is a Division of


A Hawaii Company, Est. 2002

Major Jeffrey Owens, CTM (HPD-Ret)

We are Hawaii’s leading locally owned and operated professional security guard instruction company.  Being from and a part of Hawaii, we understand our unique islands culture and the importance of aloha in the services and instruction we provide.  As a professional knowledge development  company we have the resources, instructors and classroom environment to provide high quality instruction, certification, and ongoing support.

Security Guard Training Hawaii is a division of Transcend Inc., a State of Hawaii approved curriculum developer and provider of the mandatory Initial Security Guard Instruction required to be registered as a Guard Employee; as well as the Four Hour Continuing Education courses required to renew the Guard and Guard Employee Registrations. 

Transcend Inc. is a State of Hawaii licensed Guard Agency and Private Detective Agency; our instructors are experienced security and/or law enforcement professionals.  We don’t just teach from a book or show a video, we have done the work and understand the reality and challenges of providing professional guard services in Hawaii.

Founded in 2002 by retired Honolulu Police Department Major Jeffrey Owens, CTM; a former member of the Board of Private Detectives and Guards, recognized expert on security and interpersonal violence, former hostage negotiator and veteran of the United States Marine Corps; Transcend Inc. adheres to the principles of Integrity, Excellence, and Service.