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"April 16, 2021 1:10 pm"

REMINDER: CUNA Awards entries due May 3

Each year CUNA promotes three award programs that recognize credit unions that go above and beyond to serve members, the community, and promote youth and adult financial literacy.

"April 15, 2021 1:25 pm"

Save the date for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day virtual event

Macha brings a virtual conference event to observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15. Credit unions are invited to save the date for this event presented by a community-based team of government, financial institutions and community organizations in Hawaii. This event is sponsored in part by Hawaii Credit Union League.

"April 14, 2021 4:22 pm"

Congratulations to our convention door prize winners

Mahalo to our generous convention vendors for providing door prizes now being enjoyed by our credit union winners.

"April 14, 2021 2:28 pm"

Webinar: New QM Standards Under the Truth in Lending Act

On December 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued two final rules that make significant changes to Regulation Z's ability to repay requirements. 

"April 14, 2021 8:38 am"

Modern lending begins and ends with a single origination platform

Modern life is more seamless and instant than ever. With Origence, you can deliver the ultimate origination experience—one that is faster, more personalized, and more aligned with how today’s world works.

"April 13, 2021 3:17 pm"

Webinar: Components of a Strong Information Security Program

In 1999, Congress passed the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, requiring all financial institutions to have a written Information Security Program (ISP) based on a risk assessment that outlines how each institution is protecting confidential customer information.

"April 13, 2021 3:05 pm"

Webinar: Introduction to ACH

The ACH product has been around for a long time and it's easy to get complacent with it. It always works, so why mess with it. But, do you really understand what it is and how it works?

"April 13, 2021 2:45 pm"

Check out the most popular webinars

See hot topic webinars here!

"April 13, 2021 11:02 am"

Miracles happen at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children

Xander Cabales was an active and energetic child. But when he was 7 years old, he got very sick.

"April 13, 2021 10:16 am"

Training budget busted? Take a look at CU Webinar Network's sale!

Save on these recorded webinars.

"April 13, 2021 9:43 am"

Ivory Lloyd among graduates from Foundation’s Virtual DE Program

Ivory Lloyd, COVID Recovery Program manager at Kauai Government Employees FCU, was among 48 credit union leaders designated as Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs). Lloyd completed the National Credit Union Foundation’s (the Foundation) Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training.

"April 12, 2021 1:59 pm"

Payments Contracts: Top 5 Key Considerations

LSC takes a consultative approach to the payments partner evaluation process, and can help you understand what to look for in all proposals, including our own.

"April 12, 2021 1:46 pm"

Spring-Cleaning Tips to Optimize Your Overdraft Strategy

Three ways to renew your focus on disclosure, program management and elevated results.

"April 12, 2021 1:21 pm"

Marketing in 2021: Virtual Relationships & the New Consumer

Give your marketing game a boost with this jam-packed program.

"April 12, 2021 9:20 am"

Hawaii Credit Union League Board of Directors announced

At the organizational meeting of the Hawaii Credit Union League Board of Directors on April 9, the following Board Officers were unanimously elected:

"April 12, 2021 9:06 am"

American Solutions for Business: Retail quality in a promotional world

Promotional products are made with varying levels of quality. From the "not so good" to the Retail quality and everything in between, products are a great example of You Get What You Pay For. I'm pleased to introduce two products of retail quality in our promotional world.

"April 12, 2021 8:24 am"

How a strategic alliance with Eltropy benefits credit unions

Engage your credit union’s members purposefully on their preferred platform—texting.

"April 09, 2021 8:15 am"

League's first virtual convention finds real-time success

Over 100 attendees at the first HCUL virtual convention enjoyed relevant topics that spoke to credit union viability and future success.

"April 07, 2021 9:14 am"

HR Dos & Don'ts in a Virtual World

HR issues are virtually plentiful! Today’s tumultuous environment and remote workers make HR issues more tenuous. Take this opportunity to learn about HR operations, landmines, management, policy, and more.

"April 07, 2021 8:55 am"

Are Safe Deposit Boxes on Their Way Out?

This presentation provides answers for the most frequently asked “phasing out” questions and addresses the many important “Pros & Cons” for continuing or discontinuing this service.

"April 07, 2021 8:48 am"

Webinar covers all compliance issues for opening deposit accounts online

This webinar will cover all the compliance issues for opening deposit accounts online. This includes Customer Identification Program (CIP), Federal Regulations, Signature Cards, Signatures, and new Customer Due Diligence (CDD) rules.

"April 07, 2021 8:40 am"

Not all fraud is preventable or discoverable by electronic means

Discover some of the internal and external fraud problems that still exist today and how we can do a better job of identifying them.

"April 07, 2021 8:30 am"

New Webinar: Time Limits for ACH Warranty Claims Effective June 30, 2021

Effective June 30, 2021, the Nacha Operating Rules will limit the length of time in which an RDFI can make a claim against the ODFI’s authorization warranty. This session will detail the rule changes and outline best practices for consumer and corporate accountholder claims.

"April 07, 2021 8:23 am"

CU Webinar Network presents: Reg CC Compliance & Review: Check Holds, Remote Deposit Capture & Reg D Changes

This webinar will provide the tools necessary to understand and explain your credit union's rights and responsibilities regarding deposits and availability requirements.

"April 06, 2021 10:57 am"

CUNA Mutual Group navigates, thrives in historically difficult 2020

Company’s digital expansion and people-first strategy produce successful business results, better consumer experience.

"April 06, 2021 10:43 am"

Three Hawaii credit unions and one League business partner are among the 2021 Best Places to Work companies

Hawaii Business Magazine partners with the Best Companies Group to create the Best Places to Work list each year. Best Companies Group is the global leader in such rankings, compiling more than 70 of them each year across the United States and in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Africa.

"April 05, 2021 9:49 am"

League hires Davis as Regulatory Officer

Eugene Davis has been hired as regulatory officer at Hawaii Credit Union League, effective April 5, 2021.

"April 01, 2021 3:10 pm"

Automated processes give back your workday hours

CUNA Mutual Group and Hawaii Credit Union League invite you to a webinar with Sarah Randle from AdvantEdge Digital.

"April 01, 2021 2:11 pm"

“I like the package!” Subscribe and save with a webinar package

How much does your credit union spend on training? A Webinar Subscription Package (WSP) from—powered by Oncourse Learning—can greatly reduce training expenses.

"April 01, 2021 8:48 am"

AdvantEdge Analytics, now AdvantEdge Digital, debuts new suite of SaaS solutions to empower credit unions and consumers

How many spreadsheets do you work with throughout the month?  What if you could automate the process? New digital capabilities for credit unions expand consumer access to data-driven lending solutions.

"April 01, 2021 8:33 am"

Why virtual financial coaching?

Virtual financial coaching represents a huge market opportunity. 

"April 01, 2021 8:16 am"

Engage, educate and attract younger generations with Zogo

How are you targeting younger generations in your credit union’s marketing strategy? With CUNA Strategic Services alliance provider Zogo, you can reach this generation through an innovative, gamified financial education app. 

"March 31, 2021 3:16 pm"

2021 – 2022 Official Annual Credit Union Consolidated Envelope Program

IMPORTANT: Envelope Order Form Due by Friday, May 14, 2021

"March 31, 2021 3:00 pm"

Continue your diversity, equity and inclusion journey

Consumers want advisers who can relate to their values, motivations and struggles. Investing in that wealth of experience is necessary to reach, support and retain this market in the future.

"March 31, 2021 1:56 pm"

Spring into savings with CU Webinar Network

Buy any 2 webinars and get 1 free until April 30, 2021.

"March 31, 2021 10:48 am"

2021 – 2022 Official Annual Credit Union Consolidated Envelope Program

We appreciate your support and participation in our Official Annual Credit Union Consolidated Envelope Program and encourage other credit unions to participate. We have worked with Cenveo to keep prices competitive for our annual consolidated order. However, please be aware that paper, adhesive, and freight prices have increased.

"March 31, 2021 10:41 am"

Aloha Pacific FCU donates Starbucks gift cards to the Hawaii National Guard

Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union continues to support its partnership with the Hawaii National Guard, recently presenting 300 $10 Starbucks gift cards in appreciation for the Guard’s service to the community.

"March 31, 2021 10:28 am"

HCUL Convention is one week away!

All registered attendees are urged to log on to the virtual event platform, get well acquainted with this online convention environment, and address any questions you may have prior to the April 8 start of the convention.

"March 29, 2021 9:11 am"

Access: Finding success with Digitization 2.0

70% of digital transformation projects fail according to the Harvard Business Review.

"March 29, 2021 9:06 am"

LSC offers a variety of prepaid cards for your members

Prepaid debit cards offer a uniquely easy and safe financial management tool for your members. They also provide many benefits to your credit union.

"March 29, 2021 9:02 am"

Buckley Technology offers cybersecurity assessment

One of the many modules offered to achieve your Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) goals.

"March 29, 2021 8:58 am"

Your members are speaking, are you listening?

Join us for an overview of CUSG’s Member Experience Management Platform, MemberXP. 

"March 25, 2021 12:26 pm"

The Top 10 Reasons Consumers Leave Their Financial Institution

Why did that accountholder leave your financial institution? Which "pain points" were the culprits? How many households are unhappy - or have already decided to switch? Join us to learn the latest results and demographics from the world's largest banking survey.

"March 25, 2021 11:42 am"

Complying with Subpoenas, Garnishments & Tax Levies Workshop

Credit unions deal with a multitude of legal documents that can order you to produce confidential customer information, hold member funds, and seize property.  Join us for an interactive workshop to learn the legal differences and best practices when processing these documents.

"March 24, 2021 11:43 am"

New fundraising effort to honor Kapiolani’s Martha Smith

We were saddened to hear Martha Smith passed away on Wednesday, March 17. She was 63 years old.

"March 24, 2021 9:04 am"

Key Ratios for CEOs and Strategic Conversations In CUAnalyzer

CUAnalyzer makes it easy to pull pre-made (and easily customizable) data packets geared towards CEOs and strategy-driven conversations.

"March 24, 2021 8:48 am"

Get to know our valued exhibitors and contributing sponsors before the convention

The 82nd Hawaii Credit Union League Convention is less than one month away. The virtual event platform promises to be exciting for our participants.

"March 23, 2021 10:44 am"

Join your fundraising friends at Kapiolani Children's Miracle Network Celebration

Hawaii's credit unions are invited to celebrate Kapiolani Children's Miracle Network fundraising success.

"March 22, 2021 2:22 pm"

April OnCourse Training webinars announced

Not a morning person? Recordings are also available to purchase.

"March 22, 2021 10:25 am"

Vendor contracts may be your pot of gold in 2021

Looking to reduce costs in 2021? It may be easier than you think.

"March 22, 2021 9:37 am"

A Closer Look at NCUA Ruling to Extend Overdraft Charge-Off Limit

An updated policy designed to help credit unions meet members’ evolving needs.

"March 19, 2021 3:36 pm"

Hindsight is 2020: A year in review for cybersecurity

SilverSky, is a CUNA Strategic Service provider for secure email, office productivity and collaboration tools at an affordable price with world-class security, encryption methods, and information protection.

"March 19, 2021 2:51 pm"

Buckley Technology Group offers cyber security best practices

With the rise and sophistication of third party and supply chain cyber breaches, there is no better time than the present to revisit risk management controls.

"March 19, 2021 2:48 pm"

CUNA Mutual Group Spring 2021 Report now available

CUNA Mutual Group President and CEO Bob Trunzo reflects on living a shared purpose.

"March 19, 2021 12:26 pm"

Bank Secrecy Act training sessions for volunteers and staff set for May

Hawaii Credit Union League members are invited to register for free Bank Secrecy Act training sessions presented by Mark Komatsu of Hawaii Law Enforcement FCU.

"March 18, 2021 3:52 pm"

IRA Beneficiary Payout Options - The Old Rules vs The New Rules

As you have most likely heard, in 2020 we had some of the most comprehensive changes to IRAs as we have had in over 15 years. While a few of the changes leaned towards positive, the biggest change became a huge negative and the target was IRA beneficiaries. This program will focus on which options are available to which beneficiaries depending on the IRA owner's date of death.

"March 18, 2021 3:41 pm"

Intro to Member Business Lending

This webinar covers the basics of Member Business Lending (commercial lending). The training session will begin with a brief overview of "conventional" commercial lending versus SBA lending products.

"March 18, 2021 3:33 pm"

DIY Core Systems Selections

Whether your credit union is in the process of changing out your core vendor, or any of your other major IT providers, this session should provide insight into how to organize your process should you opt to "do-it-yourself".

"March 18, 2021 3:18 pm"

Was it something I said? Find out why consumers leave their financial institution

Why did that accountholder leave your financial institution? Which "pain points" were the culprits? How many households are unhappy - or have already decided to switch? Join us to learn the latest results and demographics from the world's largest banking survey.

"March 17, 2021 2:51 pm"

Women leaders from Hawaii credit unions kick off new chapter of Global Women’s Leadership Network

What started as a conversation at the 2020 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington D.C.  lead to the creation of the Hawaii Sister Society (HSS) Chapter of the Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN). That discussion between Kauai Government Employees FCU CEO Monica Belz and Elena Giakoumopoulos, Program Director of GWLN launched HHS.

"March 15, 2021 10:40 am"

VantEdge Point Webinar set for March 18

Register for AdvantEdge Analytics’ March VantEdge Point webinar.

"March 15, 2021 10:25 am"

Show your members how much they can save on auto insurance with Farmers Insurance Hawaii

Promote the cost savings from Farmers Hawaii as a value-added benefit for your members.

"March 15, 2021 9:48 am"

Are your digital disclosures getting through?

Don’t overlook the importance of overdraft program disclosure for remote onboarding.

"March 12, 2021 2:19 pm"

Proactive Relationship Member Service

Member service is personal. Excelling at moving from ordinary to extraordinary is key in being proactive in how we coach our member facing employees.

"March 12, 2021 2:09 pm"

The Top 10 Reasons Consumers Leave Their Financial Institution

Why did that accountholder leave your financial institution? Which "pain points" were the culprits? How many households are unhappy - or have already decided to switch? Join us to learn the latest results and demographics from the world's largest banking survey.

"March 12, 2021 2:01 pm"

IT Excellence: 8 Ways to Improve Responsiveness and Results in Information Technology

Discover the fundamental pieces of a modern, customer service-oriented IT Department, how each of these pieces relate to each other, and how to integrate them into your current IT operations.

"March 12, 2021 1:51 pm"

Intro to Consumer Lending

The webinar will cover the basics of consumer lending including the consumer loan function, marketing consumer loans, and making consumer lending decisions based on the five (5) C's of credit- capacity, capital, collateral, conditions, and character.

"March 12, 2021 1:20 pm"

Federal Requirements for Tech-Based Marketing: Websites, Social Media, Robo Calls & More

It's like oxygen. The importance of effective marketing can't be overstated. It breathes life into banking by highlighting what your institution has to offer - and inviting consumers and businesses to partake. But advertising is heavily regulated and tech-based marketing's broad applications provide plenty of room for landmines.

"March 10, 2021 11:01 am"

“Hill Visits” go online as Hawaii credit union representatives meet with Congressional leaders

Each year, Hawaii credit unions send a delegation of volunteers and professional to Washington D.C. for the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC). An essential part of CUNA GAC is visiting with members of Congress on Capitol Hill.

"March 09, 2021 2:40 pm"

It’s time to add your story to a nationwide credit union narrative

In a state where “talking story” is a way of life, it’s surprising how many “good news” stories about Hawaii credit unions go untold. Advancing Communities is a site where credit unions can capture and share individual stories illustrating how credit unions promote financial well-being for all through the voices of credit union members and staff.

"March 08, 2021 11:23 am"

Harland Clarke: Turn Contact Centers into Member Satisfaction Centers

As member satisfaction becomes the leading driver of a financial institution's success, outsourcing contact center services evolved from a liability with a negative connotation to a competitive advantage for institutions focused on customer service.

"March 08, 2021 11:15 am"

Diebold Nixdorf webinar discusses the "new normal"

We have all heard the term "new normal" but what does it mean for the financial services industry?

"March 08, 2021 11:07 am"

Voice authentication and fraud prevention

Illuma Shield, the flagship product at Illuma Labs, is a real-time voice authentication and fraud prevention service for credit union call centers.

"March 08, 2021 11:02 am"

Access offers webinar series on remote work success

2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic exposed many challenges with managing information in a work-from-anywhere environment.

"March 08, 2021 10:50 am"

Special pricing to make you feel special

American Solutions for Business, a League business partner since 2018, announces closeout prices on an array of promotional products.

"March 05, 2021 1:51 pm"

Regulation CC Training for Tellers

Tellers have many Reg CC questions and this webinar provides answers in an informative, easy to follow manner.

"March 05, 2021 1:34 pm"

Testing Your ISP in 2021

Where does our ISP risk really lie?

"March 05, 2021 1:20 pm"

Remote Workforce Series: Making Work from Home Effective

Working from home brings abundant advantages. But even “glass-half-full” individuals have discovered there are also many distractions and difficulties.

"March 05, 2021 12:49 pm"

Help members understand how to pay off debt and rebuild credit

Discover the difference between snowball, avalanche, and consolidation debt strategies that’s right for your members. Help members understand how to pay off debt and rebuild credit.

"March 04, 2021 8:00 am"

We are 24 hours away from letting 48 hours of awesome slip away

What life-changing things can you do in the next 24 hours?

"March 03, 2021 10:32 am"

New ATM offers value to members and nonmembers alike

Onomea FCU recently installed a new ATM at its Papaikou (Big Island) main office.

"March 03, 2021 9:49 am"

CUNA's Nussle Urges Credit Unions to Tell Their Story Loudly

During his spirited keynote at today’s virtual CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle focused on "Financial Well Being for All.”

"March 03, 2021 9:40 am"

We are two days away from letting two days of awesome slip away

What life-changing things can you do in the next two days?

"March 01, 2021 11:39 am"

Holomua Hawaii grants $23 million in aid to island businesses during pandemic

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) is pleased to announce that $23 million was distributed to local businesses in need at the end of 2020 as part of the Holomua Hawaii grant program.

"February 26, 2021 3:25 pm"

A Closer Look at NCUA Ruling to Extend Overdraft Charge-Off Limit

Updated policy designed to help credit unions meet members’ evolving needs.

"February 26, 2021 3:15 pm"

Deposit Automation: A Future-Proof Strategy for Success

Learn how to boost your performance and create an even more profitable self-service delivery channel, while positively impacting customer experience and retention rates through deposit automation.

"February 26, 2021 3:00 pm"

Revenue Strategies for the Current Economic Climate and Beyond

Credit unions continue to see declines in lending and other fee income.  Learn what your credit union can do to utilize alternative sources of income to generate potentially better returns with some additional risk in the webinar, “Revenue Strategies for the Current Economic Climate and Beyond”, presented by CUNA Mutual Group.

"February 26, 2021 2:36 pm"

Seven designations available in 2021 through CUNA Training Bundle

CUNA Training Bundle provides unlimited access to all CUNA webinars and eSchools for your staff and board members.

"February 26, 2021 2:25 pm"

March webinar line-up from OnCourse Learning

Education is easy when you learn online. OnCourse Learning brings training right to your desktop. Recorded webinars also available.

"February 26, 2021 1:58 pm"

Get your lending knowledge on at 82nd Convention

Celeste Cook, CUStrategies, shows you how to build a solid, sustainable strategic plan to maximize loan growth and profitability in an uncertain economic landscape. Be sure to tun into Cook’s Friday general session: Getting More Strategic About Loan Growth.

"February 25, 2021 1:08 pm"

Be loud and proud! Tell your credit union story

It's time to tell our stories! Advancing Communities is a nationwide campaign designed to demonstrate the economic value of credit unions and the credit union difference through the lens of community impact. It combines factual economic and statistical data with real-life stories from credit unions and members.

"February 24, 2021 10:43 am"

Virtual CUNA GAC: What to expect and why you should sign up

Much of the industry has been anticipating how CUNA will conduct its premiere conference in a virtual environment. CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) opens March 2-4 online and a recent CUBroadcast show details how the interactive and exciting GAC will translate in a virtual environment.

"February 24, 2021 9:46 am"

‘Advancing Communities’ through the pandemic

Campaign shares stories of community support.

"February 23, 2021 3:07 pm"

Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union Launches Global Womens’ Leadership Network in Hawaii

On Friday, March 12th, 2021, Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union will launch the first Hawaii Sister Society Chapter meeting of the Global Women’s Leadership Network, commemorating International Women’s Day.

"February 23, 2021 10:44 am"

The Digital Imperative and Industry Disruption – A Lending Focus

The future of digitization is now. Jim Bullard, senior consultant in the Risk & Compliance Solutions department for CUNA Mutual Group, brings the digital perspective to the 82nd Convention on April 8.

"February 23, 2021 8:26 am"

Origence webcast: Spring economy forecast

Tune into this first installment of our Economic & Lending Trends Webcast Series this year.

"February 19, 2021 4:25 pm"

Everbridge keeps you connected when it counts

Everbridge is a League business partner providing a comprehensive notification system that keeps everyone informed before, during, and after all emergency or non-emergency events. It enables users to send notifications to individuals or groups using lists, locations, and visual intelligence.

"February 19, 2021 4:06 pm"

CUNA Mutual and You: We Are Stronger Together

As soon as the COVID-19 pandemic began, CUNA Mutual Group quickly took action to ensure we were there to support the credit union system, members and the greater communities we collectively serve.

"February 19, 2021 3:53 pm"

Free webinar breaks down RIM Digital Transformation into manageable chunks

The massive responsibility to transform a physical or hybrid records program into a digital one can be paralyzing to records and information management (RIM) professionals.

"February 19, 2021 3:45 pm"

Access is at your service whenever you need us

Access has been a League business partner since 2011, providing premier records storage, document management and imaging, off-site media vault, and document destruction on Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai.