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"January 16, 2018 3:31 pm"

Monica Belz named new KGEFCU CEO

Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union (KGEFCU) is excited to announce the appointment of Monica Belz as its new CEO, effective 2 January 2018.

"January 16, 2018 3:03 pm"

Farmers Hawaii Insurance offers expanded product line, hires new marketing manager

Farmers Insurance Hawaii has been a League business partner since 1978, providing credit union members with special group discounts on auto insurance.

"January 12, 2018 8:03 am"

CUNA sets free, members-only ADA webinar for January 18

Registration is now open for a CUNA members-only webinar featuring updates from CUNA and CUNA Mutual staff on litigation threats related to website compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The free webinar is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m to 10:45 a.m. (HST).

"January 09, 2018 10:39 am"

A proven marketing strategy that costs you nothing

Don’t lose loans at the dealership! AutoCash secures member loans with credit union financing through participating dealers while rewarding and incentivizing your members and frontline staff.

"January 09, 2018 10:00 am"

Meet our newest business partner – American Solutions for Business

American Solutions for Business (American) was founded in 1981 and has evolved into a leading distributor of print, promotional products, office supplies, eCommerce, and marketing solutions. 

"December 29, 2017 10:13 am"

Got golf? Yes we do! Mark your calendars!

"December 29, 2017 9:59 am"

Deadline EXTENDED for Disruption Seminar

REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN. 5!
In a recent survey, several credit unions indicated an interest in this seminar and yet the number of registered participants does not reflect this. If you are interested driving the competitive advantage and future success of your credit union, please register today. Any questions? Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
"December 29, 2017 8:28 am"

“Community” is its middle name: Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union raises $30,795 to feed the hungry

Hawaii Community FCU (HCFCU) staged its most successful Market Day in October, raising a record $30,795 for the Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s Food Bank.

"December 29, 2017 8:03 am"

League directors-at-large election

HCUL Board to declare nominees are duly elected by common consent.

"December 19, 2017 9:05 am"

Is Your Credit Union Prepared for These Emerging Risks?

For many credit unions, identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks can be a challenge, considering nearly every aspect of the business can pose a risk.  While some credit unions have a solid strategy for recognizing existing risk and anticipating emerging ones, others are less proactive in the pursuit of risk mitigation. 

"December 18, 2017 12:03 pm"

New format offers two topics in one school

Please join your peers at the HCUL Lending Compliance and/or Collections & Bankruptcy School, set for March 12, 13, 14, 2018 at the Ala Moana Hotel.

"December 18, 2017 11:40 am"

Industry disruptors: Why you need to care and what you need to do

What do your members really value? How does disruption affect your credit union's plans?

"December 13, 2017 1:52 pm"

Hawaii Credit Union League 80th Annual Meeting

How to prepare and submit discussion items for annual business meeting.

"December 13, 2017 11:50 am"

Plan administrators need to assess fiduciary responsibility and liability

To help manage your fiduciary responsibilities as a retirement plan sponsor, you should understand your role and the rules. Plan administrators and other plan officials can use this questionnaire to assess compliance. Keep in mind, this assessment is not a substitute for a comprehensive compliance review.

"December 12, 2017 10:42 am"

Let JMFA optimize your contracts to meet millennial demands

Are your card processing contracts coming up for renewal in the next 18-24 months? Then it’s time to bring in an expert negotiator to score you lower fees, secure improved terms, and acquire new services to better serve the single largest market out there today: Millennials.

"December 12, 2017 9:27 am"

AutoCash is your solution to securing member auto loans

The AutoLine Marketing Group, a League business partner since 2014, offers AutoCash, a member reward certificate designed to reduce the risk of un-funded auto loans. 

"December 12, 2017 8:32 am"

Get the most out of CUAnalyzer In 2018

Hawaii Credit Union League member credit unions have access to CUAnalyzer, an online financial analysis tool that makes it easy to compare your credit union with local, regional, and industry peers based on criteria like asset size, financial performance, and business model. With 100+ pre-built graphs and displays and 25+ pre-built packets, it's easy to export data specific to your credit union to share with your team and board. Log in now to get started. 

"December 07, 2017 10:37 am"

Diebold Nixdorf explains high-tech/high-touch balance

Diebold Nixdorf, a League business partner since 2016, offered valuable insight on achieving the right member experience by balancing technology and people.

"December 07, 2017 9:12 am"

Team from HawaiiUSA FCU wins PSCU KnockOut 2017

A solution combining the benefits of credit and debit cards selected as the winner of sixth annual collaboration event.

"December 05, 2017 11:09 am"

TruStage® Debuts Simplified-Issue Whole Life Insurance Product

TruStage among first to market with completely online consumer purchase experience for whole life insurance.

"November 30, 2017 11:56 am"

Crash the GAC deadline extended to Dec 8

Calling young professionals and League JEDI (Junior Executive Development Initiative) participants: The time for advocacy is now!

"November 30, 2017 7:59 am"

New Webinars: CDFI Certification and Grant Series

Several Hawaii credit unions are reaping the benefits of grants. It's time for your credit union to obtain funding for important initiatives.

"November 27, 2017 11:27 am"

Retirement Planning: Credit Unions Can Lead by Example

“You need to save for retirement.” How many times have you heard that, or said that or read that?

"November 21, 2017 11:37 am"

Dealing with Disruption in the Financial Services Industry Seminar

What’s driving your organizational priorities? Organizational priorities seem to be in a constant state of evolution and flux. Today’s strategic decisions may not be felt right away, but will most assuredly determine your future. Sign up today for this January 12 seminar!

"November 20, 2017 2:34 pm"

Leadership lessons gained by HCUL JEDI

KFVE General Manager John Fink and Hawaii State Federal Credit Union President/CEO Andrew Rosen sat down with the League’s most recent Junior Executive Development Initiative (JEDI) group for a lesson on mentoring and leadership.

"November 20, 2017 10:48 am"

Now Available: Sprint Holiday Campaign Marketing Materials

Love My Credit Union Rewards is excited to announce the launch of our new holiday seasonal campaign promoting the Sprint Credit Union Member Cash Rewards program.

"November 14, 2017 11:17 am"

Hawaii CU Accountants' Association annual meeting Dec.15

Registration deadline is Dec. 5! Sign up today!

"November 14, 2017 9:18 am"

2018 CUNA GAC: How will my attendance matter?

Every attendee matters. The more advocates we have, the louder our message becomes. In addition to attending thought-provoking sessions and networking with your peers, you'll have in-person meetings during the Hill Hikes with your lawmakers and facilitate productive conversations about the issues that are important to you. Visit www.cuna.org/GAC

"November 09, 2017 8:55 am"

Be wary of scam hitting smaller Oahu credit unions

It was reported to HCUL that a 29-year-old male named Caine Atuatasi has been targeting smaller credit unions on Oahu.

"November 07, 2017 8:00 am"

Make sure your newest board members are in the know

Have a new board member? Help them get their knowledge on!

"November 02, 2017 10:04 am"

Distinguish yourself with CUNA professional designations

CUNA’s professional designations can expand your knowledge, open up career opportunities, and help you grow as a credit union professional.

"October 31, 2017 9:22 am"

Join Diebold Nixdorf for an exclusive event on December 6, 2017

Achieving the Right Member Experience: Finding a Balance between Technology and People

"October 25, 2017 9:52 am"

Year-end discounts on webinars

2017 Year-End Recorded Webinar Sale! Buy 2 recorded webinars and get 1 FREE!

"October 25, 2017 9:43 am"

ISSAC online simplifies vendor management

Buckley Technology Group's Vendor & Contract Management module offers a comprehensive solution for managing vendors and related contracts.

"October 25, 2017 9:36 am"

CUNA Credit Union HR Compliance Professional

Earn the CUNA Credit Union HR Compliance Professional (CUHRCP) designation and set yourself apart as a leader in credit union HR compliance.

"October 25, 2017 9:29 am"

2017 Year-End Recorded Webinar Sale!

Don't miss this chance to save! For a limited time, you can order two recorded webinars and receive the third one free!

"October 25, 2017 9:21 am"

Increase your marketing value within your credit union

Let others know you are a professional who has successfully demonstrated knowledge of the most pertinent aspects of credit union marketing.

"October 24, 2017 10:29 am"

Free Rate Quote + Free Chicken Dinner = Winner!

League membership allows credit unions to participate in an enhanced revenue generating program through its partnership with Farmers Insurance Hawaii.

"October 24, 2017 8:27 am"

Let LoanEngine drive loan volume and ROI

Harland Clarke’s LoanEngine provides a fast, proven means to perpetually prescreen and offer new home equity, auto, credit card and personal loans – all at once.

"October 24, 2017 8:05 am"

Best-in-Class Loan Origination System

Lending 360 is a complete origination system built specifically for credit unions and CUSOs.

"October 23, 2017 1:41 pm"

Certification spotlights internal auditing expertise

The Certified Credit Union Internal Auditor (CCUIA) designation signifies an expert understanding of credit union internal auditing.

"October 23, 2017 1:21 pm"

Transform your credit union's risk culture

Success requires credit unions to take risks—but how do you know which risks to take? 

"October 23, 2017 10:59 am"

BSA Certification available from CUNA

One of the most serious responsibilities entrusted to your credit union is finding and combating financial crime and terrorist financing—it’s also required under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), one of the most important pieces of credit union legislation. 

"October 23, 2017 10:45 am"

Lead your CU through the most challenging compliance issues

Join the more than 2,000 Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE) designees who are leading their credit union through the industry's most challenging compliance issues. 

"October 19, 2017 2:30 pm"

Give Your Members Great Discounts On TurboTax

It’s hard to believe tax season is just around the corner. The Love My Credit Union Rewards program has teamed up with TurboTax to offer your credit union members a savings of up to $15 on TurboTax federal products.

"October 19, 2017 2:03 pm"

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa Data Breach Alert

Hyatt Hotels discovered a card data breach at 41 properties that included the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa during the HCUL 79th Annual Meeting on April 6-8, 2017. If you used your credit card at the hotel, click here for a message from Hyatt’s global president of operations.

"October 19, 2017 11:13 am"

LoanEngine™ Creates “Marketing Rock Stars”

Hawaii State FCU chose LoanEngine, which delivers multi-product, recurring prescreened offers for auto, credit card, personal and other consumer loans.

"October 19, 2017 9:15 am"

Affordable, reliable audit services for your credit union

Due to limited staff size, segregation of duties is not always possible in some areas of the operation. As a result, many internal control procedures cannot be implemented.

"October 17, 2017 10:14 am"

New targeted approach to League communications coming soon

One of the key priorities the League board issued to staff was to target specific information and streamline communication channels.

"October 17, 2017 9:02 am"

Hawaii credit unions receive thousands in grant money

The NCUA recently announced more than $1.8 million in grants to help the 251 low-income credit unions expand digital services to underserved communities, provide leadership training, and improve cybersecurity.

"October 12, 2017 11:21 am"

Become a Certified Business Development Professional

Join the early ranks of those earning their CUNA Credit Union Business Development Professional (CUBDP) designation to showcase your expertise and knowledge in business development

"October 12, 2017 10:45 am"

You = Certified Credit Union Investments Professional

This designation demonstrates knowledge of the most pertinent aspects of being a credit union investments expert.

"October 12, 2017 10:37 am"

Demonstrate expertise as a credit union volunteer

With CUNA Volunteer Certification Program, you can become the expert board or committee member your credit union needs.

"October 12, 2017 10:08 am"

Next Generation Cyber Attacks Call for Next Generation Solutions

While much is being done to combat these attacks, credit unions must learn to be nimble and prepare for how the next generation of technology will impact cybersecurity.

"October 12, 2017 7:58 am"

CU Direct donates to California disaster relief

CU Direct is donating $25,000 to CUAid, supporting disaster relief efforts for credit unions affected by the ongoing California wildfires. 

"October 10, 2017 9:44 am"

Are you prepared for Reg CC rule changes?

On May 31, 2017, the Federal Reserve Board announced the long-awaited final amendments to Regulation CC.

"October 10, 2017 8:07 am"

CUNA GAC 2018: Powerful Cause. Positive Effect.

To earn the support of lawmakers, credit unions need to stand together and send a united message that our 110 million members matter. 

"October 05, 2017 8:28 am"

Become a Certified Financial Counselor

CUNA Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP) provides you with the skills and knowledge required to guide your members to financial security.

"October 04, 2017 10:52 am"

Harland is exclusive sponsor of ICU Day

Harland Clarke announced it is the exclusive sponsor of International Credit Union Day in collaboration with CUNA. International Credit Union Day is Oct. 19

"October 03, 2017 10:34 am"

Votes needed! Honolulu teacher vying for $100,000 educational grant

Patricia Morgan of Stevenson Middle School in Honolulu, has been named a finalist competing for a $100,000 educational grant from Farmers®, and now the public gets to choose the winner. Farmers Thank America’s Teachers® Dream Big Teacher Challenge® is awarding 5 of the 15 finalists with educational grants to fund their ideas and create a lasting and positive impact on their classrooms, schools and communities. 

"October 03, 2017 8:22 am"

Join your peers and discover the paperless future

Access introduces you to FileBRIDGE during a free session on October 10 at HawaiiUSA FCU.

"October 03, 2017 8:11 am"

Come and dialogue with your League board of directors

Your League board invites all credit unions to a dialogue session prior to their October 11, meeting. This is your opportunity to voice your concerns with the ones who set the course of YOUR League.

"October 02, 2017 11:42 am"

Distinguish yourself with CUNA professional designations

You’ve seen the acronyms on email signatures and business cards of credit union leaders. CUNA professional designations represent a higher level of knowledge and expertise.  When you earn an official CUNA designation, you send a powerful message to members that you are an expert in your field who is dedicated to your craft. 

"September 28, 2017 8:00 am"

CUNA Marketing & Business Development Certification Schools in Vegas

CUNA Marketing Management School and the Business Development track from CUNA FUSE are being combined into this new certification school. This event is set for October 15-19, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.

"September 27, 2017 11:43 am"

CUNA GAC registration opens

More than 5,000 credit union professionals will gather in Washington, D.C., in 2018 for the foremost credit union event of the year: the 2018 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, set for February 25 – March 1.

"September 26, 2017 1:42 pm"

“Think About It” then register now for our November conference

John Fink, vice president/general manager at KFVE- TV will be a special Friday luncheon speaker at the HCUL Regulatory & Governmental Affairs Conference set for November 17-18 at the Ala Moana Hotel.

"September 25, 2017 3:06 pm"

Kelly Blue Book discontinues printed guides

We recently received a letter from Kelley Blue Book (KBB) stating it will discontinue all printed guidebooks. In its place, KBB has expanded online services with KARPOWER ONLINE® and Quick Values™.

"September 21, 2017 10:49 am"

CECL webinar offers strategies for active preparation

FASB has re-defined direction for allowance calculation moving from an incurred loss (backward looking) methodology to an expected credit loss (forward looking). Are you prepared for the new reality?

"September 21, 2017 10:08 am"

Harland Card at Once — Convenience members want

Members expect instant access to the things they need and want — especially their credit card or checking account. Now, you can give it to them.

"September 19, 2017 12:01 pm"

Linking ALCO to Day to Day Operations

This webinar will discuss the link between CU operations and ALCO and present case studies and examples of how CUs have incorporated ALCO throughout  day-to-day operational flow. 

"September 19, 2017 11:42 am"

Help your members spend their tax refund responsibly

The CUMONEY® Everyday Spend card is the easy way for members to enjoy their refund responsibly.


"September 19, 2017 11:22 am"

Love My CU Rewards Monthly Update

iPhone in the news plus Sprint and TruStage updates.
 

"September 19, 2017 8:44 am"

Credit unions get REAL with high school students

Credit unions and reality fairs are a perfect fit. Credit unions, with its people-helping-people philosophy and emphasis on financial wellness, and reality fairs that bring money management lessons to life with real-world scenarios, put students on a path to financial fitness.

"September 18, 2017 10:19 am"

Jen Torbeck added to November conference speaker line-up

 

CUNA Mutual Group Assistant Compliance Manager Jen Torbeck will be replacing Andrea Stritzke at the HCUL Regulatory & Governmental Affairs Conference in November. The topic—Regulatory Roadmap & Emerging Risks on the Radar—remains the same.

"September 14, 2017 9:48 am"

Join Diebold Nixdorf for an Exclusive Event, Thursday, October 12, 2017

Achieving the Right Member Experience: Finding a Balance between Technology and People

"September 12, 2017 3:05 pm"

CUNA, Cornerstone Credit Union League introduce online community for disaster relief resources

In response to Hurricane Harvey, CUNA and the Cornerstone Credit Union League are launching an online community through which credit unions and system friends can connect and help each other when natural disasters strike. 

"September 12, 2017 11:24 am"

CUs urged to support LifeSmarts competition

LifeSmarts is a free, fun, educational competition brought to Hawaii by the DCCA Office of the Securities Commissioner in partnership with Hawaii Credit Union League (HCUL) and run by the National Consumers League.

"September 12, 2017 10:40 am"

Cami Douglas, CMG VP, to keynote ICU Week

Each year, CUNA Mutual Group sends one of its executives to speak at International Credit Union Day events across Hawaii.

"September 07, 2017 10:31 am"

Webinar defines and strengthens board and management roles

Former NCUA Chairman Dennis Dollar presents Top Ten Items Every Credit Union Board Should Monitor and Assess.

"September 05, 2017 11:23 am"

Webinars for Credit Union Directors

Designed exclusively for directors, these webinars will ensure you understand management oversight and enterprise risk governance responsibilities.

"August 31, 2017 1:38 pm"

CU Direct Donates $25,000 to Tropical Storm Harvey Disaster Relief

Donation Made to NCUF’s CUAid to Help Credit Unions and Members Affected by Tropical Storm.

"August 31, 2017 10:17 am"

Special webinar offers tools for loan participation success

If your credit union is challenged by low loan-to-share ratios, sign up TODAY for this September 19 webinar.

"August 30, 2017 3:48 pm"

Web conferencing brings CECL session to various island locations

“It’s the upcoming regulation we all love to hate,” quipped Denise Yuh, principal of CU Pacific Audit Solutions, LLC (CU Pacific). With that introduction, 30 credit union professionals from Oahu, Hawaii Island, Maui, and Kauai tuned in for a two-hour live web conference on Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL).

"August 29, 2017 9:13 am"

Digitize your microfilms to avoid losing valuable records

Microfilm and microfiche records are subjected to contamination and deterioration from fingerprints, foreign materials, excessive light and temperatures and harmful atmospheric pollutants.

"August 29, 2017 7:59 am"

CUNA Board calls on movement to marshal resources to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Patrick Jury, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) board chair and president/CEO of the Iowa Credit Union League, called on the credit union movement to marshal its resources to help all those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

"August 28, 2017 2:23 pm"

ICU Day 2017 video available

Spread the word about International Credit Union Day with free or customized video from CUNA.

"August 22, 2017 8:12 am"

Love My CU Rewards August Update

"August 15, 2017 11:27 am"

LSC has an early holiday gift for you


The summer is nearly over and the holiday hype is going to ramp up exponentially. With the hype comes all the mall crawling, stress inducing, gift buying frenzy that can turn your cheery “Ho! Ho! Ho!” into a desperate “Oh, no, no, no!”

"August 15, 2017 9:02 am"

CUAnalyzer webinar details CU trends in 2nd quarter 2017

Trendwatch offers an across-the-board breakdown of the credit union industry's 2Q17 performance. You'll learn how credit unions are performing in major areas such as loans, members, shares, and more.

"August 15, 2017 8:48 am"

FEAH Fall Semester courses announced

Financial Education Alliance of Hawaii (FEAH) Fall Semester includes classes for management, front-line staff, and more!

"August 10, 2017 11:51 am"

Lending Insights helps you conquer CECL like a boss!

Lending Insights is your partner to successful CECL preparation.

"August 03, 2017 8:39 am"

The ACH audit deadline is approaching soon!

CU Pacific Audit Solutions provides affordable ACH audit services and can complete the audit quickly and efficiently. 

"August 01, 2017 10:11 am"

Faster payments: Not just for FinTech

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on "January 16, 2018 3:31 pm"

Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union (KGEFCU) is excited to announce the appointment of Monica Belz as its new CEO, effective 2 January 2018.

on "January 16, 2018 3:03 pm"

Farmers Insurance Hawaii has been a League business partner since 1978, providing credit union members with special group discounts on auto insurance.

on "January 12, 2018 8:03 am"

Registration is now open for a CUNA members-only webinar featuring updates from CUNA and CUNA Mutual staff on litigation threats related to website compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The free webinar is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m to 10:45 a.m. (HST).

on "January 09, 2018 10:39 am"

Don’t lose loans at the dealership! AutoCash secures member loans with credit union financing through participating dealers while rewarding and incentivizing your members and frontline staff.

on "January 09, 2018 10:00 am"

American Solutions for Business (American) was founded in 1981 and has evolved into a leading distributor of print, promotional products, office supplies, eCommerce, and marketing solutions. 

on "December 29, 2017 10:13 am"

on "December 29, 2017 9:59 am"
REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN. 5!
In a recent survey, several credit unions indicated an interest in this seminar and yet the number of registered participants does not reflect this. If you are interested driving the competitive advantage and future success of your credit union, please register today. Any questions? Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
on "December 29, 2017 8:28 am"

Hawaii Community FCU (HCFCU) staged its most successful Market Day in October, raising a record $30,795 for the Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s Food Bank.