2018 Annual Convention

Updated 1/2/18


Please scroll down to view vendor opportunities and registration information. Exhibit booths and sponsorships are still available.


Updated 12/28/17

Open to all credit unions and vendors regardless of HCUL annual convention participation.  Must pay for golf registration fees to participate in the tournament, unless purchasing a Pikake Sponsorship which include (1) 3-person team.  Credit unions and vendors can also participate by purchasing a Plumeria or Friends of Credit Unions sponsorship which does not include golf registration.

Net proceeds from this tournament will benefit Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.


Kaanapali Golf Course – Kaanapali Kai 

Thursday, May 17, 2018 

12:30 p.m. Shotgun 

Check-in Time 
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 

$125 per person (includes cart, green fees, and lunch) 
(Sponsorship opportunities and registration forms will be available on January 19, 2018)

Awards will be held in conjunction with the Welcome Reception at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort in the Exhibit Hall 

Limited to 120 paid players;  individual or team entries on a first-come, first-serve basis

MARCH 23, 2018


3-person modified scramble (2-putt maximum)
Double-bogey maximum per hole      

Max handicap 
Men = 28, Women = 36

Team handicap 
Minimum = 30, Maximum = 70. 10% of combined handicaps will be used to determine the team’s handicap

Men = White, Women = Red

$10 each (2 maximum) Proceeds to benefit HCUL Political Action Committee

We appreciate your support! For more information, contact Grant Kashiwabara at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Updated 11/6/17

Vendors! Get in on the excitement of the 80th Annual Convention of Hawaii Credit Union League by purchasing an exhibit booth, sponsorship, or BOTH! Please see the links below.

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Vendor Opportunities
Discover ways your company can reach hundreds of Hawaii credit union decision-makers at this premier annual event.  Exhibit booths and sponsorships offer valuable exposure and networking opportunities to grow your business.

Vendor Application
Purchase an exhibit booth or one of many different sponsorships – from golf items, to our convention mobile app, to educational sessions, and meals! Make your presence known at our annual convention.

Vendor Attendee Registration
Don’t forget to register staff who will be representing your company at our annual convention.

Updated 11/7/17 

Noted national and local presenters to bring timely topics to general and concurrent sessions 

Josh Allison, ThinkCafe 

Josh is a workplace leadership and development expert, specializing in solutions for leaders and their teams for the 21st century marketplace. He has spoken and worked with organizations from Hawaii to New York and 25 states in between. He serves as a CUNA FUSE Institute faculty member, is a graduate of Leadership Spokane and certified as a Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE).
The New Workforce: Essential Insights for Effective Engagement and Coaching of the Millennial Mindset 
Five Things the Leaders we Love Most Do Differently

Mollie Bell, CUNA

Mollie Bell, chief engagement and transformation officer for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), works to implement lasting, positive change within CUNA as defined by CUNA's vision and strategic plan. Prior to joining CUNA, she served as Filene Research Institute's chief engagement officer responsible for collaborating with and developing new benefactors, maturing Filene's membership processes, and managing Filene's brand and events. Bell held positions at CUNA Mutual Group and Accenture, Her diverse background also includes positions in law, teaching and sales.
What’s Now and What’s Next for Credit Unions, Consumers, and Our System 
Transformation & Strategic Planning: Economic Realities for Our Members and How We Must Plan to Win

Royce Fukuroku, Blue Zones Project- Central Maui

Royce Fukuroku is the Organization Lead for the Blue Zones Project- Central Maui. The community-based well-being improvement initiative is a systematic approach that uses scientifically proven lessons of longevity, health and happiness to create vibrant communities and boost the well-being of their residents. He works closely with worksites, restaurants, and grocery stores to help transform Central Maui into a healthier place to live, work, and play for future generations to come.
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Alice Inoue, Happiness University

Alice Inoue is the founder and Chief Happiness Officer of Happiness University (Happiness U). She is an expert life guide and author of six nationally award-winning books on life wisdom, self-growth, and happiness. She has two columns, one in MidWeek titled “A Mindful Moment,” and an award-winning column in the Sunday Star-Advertiser called “Go Ask Alice” that offers pertinent life guidance.
Thrive with a Positive Mindset

Chris Low, FTN Financial

Chris Low has over 25 years' experience tracking US and global economies, financial markets, central banks, and fiscal policy, and six years' experience as a money manager. Low has been quoted in Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and many other publications around the world. He is a regular on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, and Fox Business Channel and is often heard on the BBC World Service radio and American Public Media's "Marketplace."
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Kevin Smith, Team Resources

Kevin Smith is publisher and a consultant with TEAM Resources and brings extensive experience in designing and implementing professional development resources to grow leaders within the credit union industry. He also oversees the TEAM Resources board self-evaluation programs.
Board Succession Planning at its Simplest and Finest
Best Practices of the Modern Credit Union Board

Tansley Stearns, Filene Research

As Filene Research Institute’s Chief Impact Officer, Tansley Stearns moves the best of Filene’s research and innovation into action. With over 14 years of credit union leadership experience, she knows how to help an organization move ideas forward to drive business results. She has a passion for learning, creating, and executing. Stearns was one of the original credit union professionals chosen to be a participant in Filene’s i3 innovation program.
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