Latest News

"September 21, 2020 12:51 pm"

Free webinar: Financial crime management for credit unions

See why credit unions choose Verafin to help strengthen their compliance programs and fight financial crime.

"September 21, 2020 12:46 pm"

Diebold Nixdorf Webinar Series 2020 ATM Security Pre- and Post-COVID-19 Pandemic

Is Your ATM Network Secure and Compliant Behind the Shadows of COVID-19? 

"September 21, 2020 11:06 am"

More indirect loans. Better bottom line.

Increase your look-to-book and pay only for the loans you fund.

"September 21, 2020 10:53 am"

Free Access webinar talks digital transformation

Access, a League business partner since 2011, offers a new webinar.
"September 21, 2020 10:43 am"

How to help members after federal unemployment runs out

Through a three-tiered approach, credit unions can build a highly targeted member list that serves as the foundation for efficient and effective member outreach strategies.

"September 21, 2020 10:18 am"

Why choose Alert Alarm?

Our solutions have been installed at thousands of customer sites, including school campuses, transportation systems, healthcare centers, public venues, critical infrastructure, factories, airports, financial institutions, government facilities, and retailers.

"September 18, 2020 2:47 pm"

Mastering Escrow: Analysis, Rules, Forms & Compliance

This webnar will provide tools to test your procedures to ensure all the requirements are nailed down.

"September 18, 2020 2:37 pm"

CDD Update: New FinCEN FAQs & COVID’s Daily Practical Challenges

Delve into FinCEN’s new CDD FAQs to get the latest scoop about new accounts, risk profiles, and ongoing monitoring.

"September 18, 2020 2:26 pm"

Safe Deposit Vault Security & Disaster Recovery Essentials

Whether you have 50 boxes or 5,000, this webinar provides a realistic and well-organized method of reviewing and auditing your procedures before a catastrophe occurs.

"September 18, 2020 2:09 pm"

HR Basics for Supervisors

This webinar will review HR legal basics for managers and give them practical tools to avoid HR legal issues.

"September 18, 2020 1:42 pm"

Get more with a Webinar Subscription Package

Save time by using webinar training to train your employees more efficiently.

"September 18, 2020 1:38 pm"

CPD Online is the premier web-based training service for the credit union industry.

The breadth and depth of the courses are unrivaled.

"September 18, 2020 11:47 am"

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union promotes Jason Ayers

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) is pleased to announce the promotion of Jason Ayers from Assistant Vice President/Loan Manager to Vice President of Lending. Ayers will be responsible for the overall supervision of HCFCU’s daily lending activities, including production, compliance, and loss mitigation.

"September 18, 2020 10:30 am"

Four Oahu credit unions to disburse another round of Small Business Relief and Recovery Fund grants

Another $75 million is going to the Small Business Relief and Recovery Fund to help local businesses.

"September 16, 2020 4:25 pm"

Hawaii State FCU record setting food drive benefits Oahu and Maui food banks

Congratulations to Hawaii State FCU for surpassing its food drive goal by more than 600 percent.

"September 16, 2020 1:51 pm"

National Credit Union Foundation Gives Over $100k in Disaster Relief Grants

In response to the California Wildfires and Hurricane Laura, the National Credit Union Foundation has granted over $100K in disaster relief support via CUAid to the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues and the Louisiana Credit Union League. 

"September 16, 2020 1:43 pm"

Gear up for ICU Day

This October 15, credit unions across the globe will come together to celebrate the credit union difference and ‘Inspire hope for a global community.’

"September 16, 2020 1:33 pm"

Credit unions best represented by CUNA, says independent study

For the fifth year in a row, the CUNA-League system earned the distinction as a leading association at representing the interests of its members by creating the credit union narrative and sharing the movement’s story among Washington policymakers.

"September 16, 2020 1:20 pm"

Join us in celebrating ICU Day with a Pacific Business News special section

We can showcase the good things about Hawaii credit unions through a special ICU Day section in the October 9 issue of Pacific Business News.

"September 16, 2020 1:08 pm"

Hawaii credit unions continue to support Children’s Miracle Network

September has been a fruitful month for fundraising and credit unions found success in supporting Kapiolani Children’s Miracle Network.

"September 14, 2020 9:57 am"

Verafin invites you to free webinar: Financial crime management for credit unions

This free webinar will provide an overview of the platform and why nearly 1,200 credit unions have chosen Verafin to help strengthen their compliance programs and fight financial crime.

"September 14, 2020 9:00 am"

Buckley Technology Group’s on demand webinar offers best practices to ensure network security

Your network has changed to accommodate more remote employees… Your network security testing program should change too.

"September 14, 2020 8:50 am"

Truth and knowledge come from data

When humans are armed with the truth – whether discovered on their own or with the increasing help of machines – they are capable of incredible change. 

"September 14, 2020 8:04 am"

Survival Tips, Part 1: How to achieve optimal results, pandemic or not

Ensure your overdraft solution contributes to service improvements and future growth.

"September 11, 2020 9:37 am"

Bankruptcy for Creditors Workshop

Join attorneys from Watanabe Ing LLP for this online learning event.

"September 11, 2020 9:01 am"

HR Basics for Supervisors

This webinar will review HR legal basics for managers and give them practical tools to avoid HR legal issues.

"September 11, 2020 8:48 am"

Excel Made Clear: Building Error-Free Spreadsheets

In this valuable webcast, Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, shares a variety of tricks and techniques you can use to improve the accuracy of your Excel spreadsheets.

"September 11, 2020 8:36 am"

CFPB Takes Action to Help Employers Develop Emergency Savings Programs

During this webinar we will explore the new Autosave program developed by the CFPB.

"September 11, 2020 8:14 am"

Prospecting & the Pandemic: Tools for Success During COVID-19

Did the pandemic decimate your business development process? How do you build and maintain personal relationships and trust that are fundamental to banking without being face-to-face? Learn the prospecting aspect of maintaining and gaining market share in today's world.

"September 10, 2020 8:24 am"

Three Insights to Effective & Meaningful Training for Gen Z in Financial Institutions

Blogs, articles, guides, and more!

"September 10, 2020 7:44 am"

Tune in to Kapiolani Radiothon on KSSK today and tomorrow!

Today more than ever Hawai‘i’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital relies on your continued support to provide care for Hawai‘i’s children at Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children. Because our mission is so important for local keiki KSSK is broadcasting live today and tomorrow from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. sharing stories of courage and hope from our patients and their families.

"September 09, 2020 2:57 pm"

Please join us for a free Farmers Insurance Hawaii webinar

Discover how your credit union can offer discounted insurance products to your members while earning non-interest income.

"September 09, 2020 7:56 am"

An International Perspective on Financial Inclusion, Social Justice and Credit Union Regulatory Advocacy

The goal for the webinar is to help credit unions worldwide learn how they can get involved and stay abreast of efforts to expand DEI and financial inclusion efforts while keeping track of the influence that international regulations have on credit unions' ability to achieve diversity, equity, and inclusion.

"September 08, 2020 4:12 pm"

Credit unions asked to create and post short videos for ICU Day

To help celebrate International Credit Union Day on Oct. 15, the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions and the National Credit Union Foundation said they are spearheading an initiative for credit unions to share their impact and make an impact through giving. 

"September 08, 2020 8:41 am"

Urge members to complete the 2020 Census today

Your credit union can play an important part in urging members to complete the 2020 Census. Use some or all the text here to promote completion of the 2020 Census through your member communications.

"September 04, 2020 1:09 pm"

Hawaii Community FCU establishes Holomua Hawaii Program to Distribute Federal Funds for Hawaii County Businesses

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) is pleased to announce it is the lead credit union contracted by Hawaii County to distribute up to $22 million in financial assistance to county businesses under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or CARES Act.

"September 04, 2020 10:34 am"

Access invites you to upcoming webinars

Access, a League business partner since 2011, offers free bi-weekly webinars to credit unions. You can view these webinars live (if you are an early riser) or get the recorded version to view later. Simply register for the webinar of your choice and you will receive a recording after the conclusion of the broadcast.

"September 04, 2020 10:03 am"

Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union mourns the passing of Wallace Watanabe

Longtime former President and CEO of APFCU died Wednesday, September 2.

"September 04, 2020 8:46 am"

Economic Crisis: Impact on credit unions for the next two years

You’re invited to a free webinar with CUNA Mutual Group Chief Economist Steve Rick.

"September 04, 2020 8:30 am"

Don’t let social distancing put a damper on your ICU Day celebration

American Solutions for Business can help execute a successful mailing project for International Credit Union Day.

"September 03, 2020 11:38 am"

Webinar: Financial crime management for credit unions

Join us for an overview of the Verafin Financial Crime Management platform and learn why 1200 credit unions have chosen Verafin to help strengthen their compliance programs and fight financial crime.

"September 03, 2020 11:31 am"

Get Back to Basics with Planning Pro

There are fundamentals involved in leading a team to success and projects to completion. Join us to get a refresher on key leadership and project management concepts and see how Planning Pro helps support credit union leaders in those two critical areas.

"September 03, 2020 11:20 am"

Are Your Online Systems and Applications Cyber Smart?

Online and mobile banking tools have given your members the ability to access and manage their accounts, deposit checks, transfer money through bill pay or person-to-person, and apply for loans and credit cards.

"September 03, 2020 10:40 am"

VantEdge Point Webinar: Turn Automated Daily Reports into Insight Goldmines

Recording of the August VantEdge webinar, Turning Automated Daily Reports into Insight Goldmines, is now available to view.

"September 03, 2020 9:17 am"

Prospecting & the Pandemic: Tools for Success During COVID-19

Did the pandemic decimate your business development process? How do you build and maintain personal relationships and trust that are fundamental to banking without being face-to-face? Learn the prospecting aspect of maintaining and gaining market share in today's world.

"September 03, 2020 8:52 am"

Getting in the Game: Aligning Marketing and Execution

Building true alignment between marketing and execution depends on four factors: product knowledge, customer service, accountability and incentives.

"September 02, 2020 3:34 pm"

2020 Virtual Radiothon Benefiting Kapiolani Children's Miracle Network

Aloha Pacific FCU is among the groups working the phone banks to generate donations.

"September 02, 2020 9:54 am"

Take advantage of free marketing materials for ICU Day

Free resources available from CUNA including logos, social media graphics, coloring pages, and posters.

"September 02, 2020 8:12 am"

International Credit Union Day Advertising Special

You are invited to participate in Pacific Business News ICU Day section.

"September 01, 2020 10:44 am"

2021 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference slated for March 2 to 4

Event will be delivered via a premium virtual platform.

"August 31, 2020 11:27 am"

Join latest Economic & Lending Trends Webcast

This Origence free webinar features Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D

"August 31, 2020 10:58 am"

Why checking products matter more than ever

The battle is on, as credit unions contend with competitors of all sizes and types to be consumers’ primary financial institution (PFI). The competition includes other traditional credit unions and banks, digital banks, FinTech, and FinServ companies.

"August 31, 2020 10:37 am"

Team building and project management in a pandemic

Back to Basics! There are some fundamentals involved in leading a team to success and projects to completion. Join us to get a refresher on key leadership and project management concepts and see how Planning Pro helps support credit union leaders in those two critical areas.

"August 31, 2020 10:22 am"

Empathetic approach to navigate complex challenges of the pandemic

Our ability to adapt is beneficial in both our professional and personal lives.

"August 28, 2020 2:18 pm"

Your network has changed to accommodate more remote employees… Your network security testing program should change too

COVID-19 has changed the way many credit unions operate, specifically requiring IT departments and personnel to adapt its network and security controls. 

"August 28, 2020 1:27 pm"

The new reality in online learning – HCUL Governmental Affairs Symposium

This year, the annual HCUL Regulatory & Governmental Affairs Conference has been transformed into a one-day online event. 

"August 27, 2020 4:01 pm"

New learning resource explores credit union history, values, and operating principles

The National Credit Union Foundation is excited to provide credit unions with a brand-new, free learning resource called Exploring Our Values.

"August 27, 2020 3:05 pm"

OnCourse Learning webinars for the month of September

Your September line of webinars starts here. Not a morning person? Recorded webinars also available.

"August 27, 2020 2:28 pm"

August kickoff success continues with free webinars in September

CUNA and league partnership bring live and recorded webinars.

"August 27, 2020 2:10 pm"

OnCourse Learning compiles online library of resources to help with pandemic planning

The stress of reopening lobbies and buildings has been weighing on financial leaders. OnCourse Learning compiled its top resources for you.

"August 27, 2020 1:38 pm"

Making a difference during challenging times

Maui County FCU employees helped pack 15,840 pounds of food for island kupuna.

"August 26, 2020 4:16 pm"

Hawaii State FCU donates $75,000 and 7,400 pounds of food to local foodbanks on Oahu and Maui

Hawaii State FCU donated a total of $75,000 and more than 7,400 pounds of food to local foodbanks on Oahu and Maui.

"August 26, 2020 2:11 pm"

Fighting back: The power of a besieged brand

A global pandemic. Financial and economic turmoil and uncertainty. A tumultuous election year and all the regulatory challenges that might loom. Profits down, delinquencies up, all while trying to maintain their hard-fought and rightfully-earned reputation as the financial champion of the common citizen.

"August 17, 2020 8:00 am"

Governmental Affairs Symposium coming to a desktop, laptop, or handheld device near you

Exciting virtual event features real-life topics and speakers to deliver it live.

"August 13, 2020 3:55 pm"

Pearl Hawaii Federal Credit Union Gives Award-Winning Financial Literacy Program Free to Oahu

Pearl Hawaii Federal Credit Union is excited to introduce a free financial literacy resource to the island of Oahu.

"August 13, 2020 8:23 am"

Western CUNA Management School holds first-ever virtual colloquium

On the day that Western CUNA Management School (WCMS) third-year students would have celebrated their 2020 graduation, the school hosted its first-ever virtual colloquium instead due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

"August 13, 2020 8:00 am"

Offer members discounted insurance and earn non-interest income

Join your credit union ohana at this Farmers Hawaii webinar on September 24!

"August 13, 2020 8:00 am"

Expense Reduction Leads to Silver-Lining Results

Uncovering contract savings can mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19 and improve services.

"August 13, 2020 7:00 am"

Loan Engine: Your "always-on" CU marketer

Give members always-on access to the loan products they need, when they need them.

"August 12, 2020 3:06 pm"

Unpack NCUA’s Revised 2020 Supervisory Priorities Before Your Next Exam

Join us to understand NCUA’s updated supervisory priorities – before examiners arrive.

"August 12, 2020 2:55 pm"

Prospecting & the Pandemic: Tools for Success During COVID-19

Learn the prospecting aspect of maintaining and gaining market share in today’s world.

"August 12, 2020 8:39 am"

Register for DE Training in a Virtual Learning Environment

The National Credit Union Foundation is offering their signature Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training in a virtual learning environment to help your employees address these inequities.

"August 11, 2020 12:59 pm"

Four reasons your credit union needs the new CUAid app

In the true spirit of cooperation among cooperatives, the CUAid app was a collaborative effort with the common goal of strengthening our industry in the face of disaster.

"August 11, 2020 11:54 am"

Hurricane Coverage in Hawaii

A standard homeowner’s policy will not cover hurricanes. Flooding also is a common event during hurricanes and storms. A separate flood insurance policy is needed to cover flood damage.

"August 11, 2020 11:42 am"

CUNA Mutual Group Partners with MGIC to Provide Private Mortgage Insurance to Credit Unions

Companies Bring More Than 150 Years of Combined Expertise in Mortgage Insurance and Service to Credit Unions.

"August 11, 2020 11:29 am"

Auto Retailing's Mid-year Health Assessment: Industry Pulse-check & Outlook

The Pandemic crystal ball is near-sighted at best, while continued marketplace instability keeps consumer and dealer outlook in flux. However, lenders can rely on these constants to keep a finger on the industry pulse.

"August 11, 2020 10:37 am"

Sign up and save on 2020 4-Part Cyber Series

Innovation vs. protection. Striking the right balance between the two is the cornerstone of the modern IT world. This series will provide the tools needed to foster innovation, address threats, and maintain privacy in today’s rapidly changing digital landscape.

"August 11, 2020 10:29 am"

Webinar: Robbery Prevention & Response

Every employee can play a role in prevention, and all should be well versed in the safest method of response.

"August 11, 2020 9:45 am"

Rise of Fintech in Consumer Loans: Threat or Opportunity?

With the rise of fintech firms in consumer loan origination, credit unions face a choice: ignore them, compete with them, or partner with them. Learn how taking an allied partnership approach with the right fintech lender can improve your member experience and add organizational value in a post-COVID-19 world.

"August 10, 2020 10:40 am"

Wear Jeans, help Hawaii kids

The annual Credit Unions for Kids Miracle Jeans Day is September 9. This is a simple and impactful fundraising program for your credit union!

"August 10, 2020 8:12 am"

Interisland Quarantine Reinstated; Oahu Activities Restricted

Oahu parks and beaches, which reopened in May, closed again on Saturday, August 8. Download updated one-page flyers that reflect changes.

"August 07, 2020 4:08 pm"

Your Strategic Data Planning Report Is Ready!

Find it in CUAnalyzer, thanks to Hawaii Credit Union League!

"August 07, 2020 4:03 pm"

How can the work from home trend become an opportunity for credit unions?

by Dave Adams, CU Solutions Group

"August 07, 2020 3:55 pm"

Kids can’t wait for the curve to flatten

COVID-19 has placed unprecedented stress on the United States’ health system. Children and their families are being affected directly and indirectly by this pandemic. In 2018, 4.3 million children didn’t have health insurance and 37 million children relied on Medicaid to cover their health-related expenses.

"August 07, 2020 3:45 pm"

Trendwatch 2Q20: Discover the latest credit union trends

Learn about the credit union performance trends gathered from 2Q 2020 data.

"August 07, 2020 2:07 pm"

How COVID-19 is Changing the Business Continuity Landscape

To aid organizations with the transition back to business as usual, Agility Recovery has an on-demand webinar that gives insight into how COVID-19 has changed the business continuity landscape.

"August 07, 2020 1:54 pm"

CUSG Marketing Solutions offers Marketing Insights Network Webinar Series

The Marketing Insights Network is a free resource for credit unions of every size and every membership segment.

"August 07, 2020 1:40 pm"

Enhanced Opportunity for Credit Unions to Earn Additional Income

Farmers Insurance Hawaii offers auto, homeowners’, renters, and home protection insurance products (hurricane, flood & dwelling fire) for Hawaii Credit Union League (HCUL) member credit unions.

"August 07, 2020 12:45 pm"

NCUA's Field of Membership Rules: What Do They Mean for My Credit Union?

As leading experts in credit union field of membership, former NCUA Chairman Dennis Dollar and former NCUA Chief of Staff Kirk Cuevas will walk attendees through the field of membership diversification options available to credit unions in the current environment, including the provisions again in effect at NCUA.

"August 07, 2020 11:54 am"

ELEVATE your leadership skills and save on registration cost

Hawaii Credit Union League is collaborating with Cornerstone Credit Union League to maximize your networking and engagement opportunities as you elevate your skills to the next level of leadership.

"August 07, 2020 11:18 am"

Discovery Panel Discussion: Leading Through Crisis While Taking Care of Members

Every year the Discovery conference delivers tools and resources to help credit unions. Every year the Discovery conference delivers tools and resources to help credit unions plan for the future.

"August 07, 2020 11:03 am"

Rise of Fintech in Consumer Loans: Threat or Opportunity?

In today’s world, it is important to understand how fintech loan originators are addressing challenges brought on by COVID-19.

"August 07, 2020 9:44 am"

CUNA and leagues partner to bring free live and recorded webinars

Start adopting industry best practices to the unique challenges of your small credit union.

"August 05, 2020 9:28 am"

ICU Day theme: “Inspiring hope for a global community”

Each year we come together to celebrate International Credit Union Day (ICU Day) to raise awareness about what it means for members around the world to have a credit union as their financial partner.

"August 05, 2020 9:20 am"

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union promotes Robyn Naihe to support services manager

Hawaii Community FCU (HCFCU) promoted Robyn Naihe from Support Services coordinator to Support Services manager.

"August 04, 2020 2:38 pm"

Downloadable flyer breaks down new mask and social distancing rules

On August 3, the Caldwell administration announced that Governor Ige approved a request to limit all indoor and outdoor social gatherings to no more than ten people, regardless of whether or not they are from the same household. The new ban goes into effect immediately. You may download and print a three-page flyer that details (by County) the new regulations.

"August 04, 2020 10:37 am"

WCMS Hawaii Hui shares musical gift of aloha

Western CUNA Management School (WCMS) was canceled this year due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Students from Hawaii – the WCMS Hawaii Hui – decided to share Aloha with their compadres across the country. Representing Hawaii and their own credit unions, Hui members spread a little aloha in this music video.

"August 04, 2020 8:53 am"

"People Helping People" shines during COVID 19 pandemic

AdvantEdge Analytics' Shazia Manus previews 'People Helping People in the Digital Era' Panel Session happening at the August 13 Discovery 2020 Conference.

"August 03, 2020 10:58 am"

Hurricane season: Are you really prepared?

Hurricanes are most likely to occur June through November in Hawaii.   Now is a good time to  talk to a representative at Farmers Hawaii to make sure you are prepared. 

"August 03, 2020 10:55 am"

What’s Next for Cards: Contactless cards, from novelty to essential capability in six weeks

About 38% of consumers now view contactless as a basic need or feature of payments — up from 30% a year ago.