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 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 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, nationally recognized threat assessment/threat management professional, security consultant, expert on interpersonal violence, leadership and communication; Major Owens is a former hostage negotiator and veteran of the United States Marine Corps; Transcend Inc. adheres to the principles of Integrity, Excellence, and Service.

Major Owens is a member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP), the National Speakers Association (NSA) and the Speakers Association of Hawaii. (SAH).