Welcome to the Hawaii State Society of Medical Assistants The Hawaii State Society of Medical Assistants (HSSMA) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 and affiliated with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the national organization that oversees the profession of medical assisting nationally. The Hawaii State Society of Medical Assistants was chartered by the AAMA in 2009. The Hawaii State Society of Medical Assistants was started to enable the medical assistant professionals keep their accreditation current through Continue Education Seminars (CEU), serve as an informational source and networking group dedicated to the medical assistant occupation in Hawaii. What is a medical assistant? For more information go to American Association of Medical Assistants.