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 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 Major Owens is an internationally recognized threat assessment/threat management professional, security consultant, expert on interpersonal violence, leadership and communication,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 professional memberships include the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP), the National Speakers Association (NSA), the Speakers Association of Hawaii. (SAH), ASIS Int’l, and Hawaii Hotel Visitor Industry Security Association (HHVISA).