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Jan 04 2018
$15,000 Raised for Hawaii Island United Way
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) staff generously opened their hearts — and wallets — and donated $15,000 during the Hawaii Island United Way (HIUW) annual employee campaign. The monies raised for the non-profit service organization will benefit Hawaii Islanders through such community impact initiatives as education, health, and financial stability.
Jan 03 2018
Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Scholarships
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) is excited to announce its 2018 Scholarship Program is accepting applications starting January 2, 2018. Eight deserving Hawaii Islanders will each receive $2,500, totaling $20,000 given in scholarships, to help support their transition to higher education. HCFCU has provided scholarships to Hawaii Island students for more than 32 years.
Dec 20 2017
Food Basket to Receive a Record $30,795
With a belief in strengthening our communities and a mission to help hungry families, Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) staff, members and local businesses opened their hearts and raised a record $30,795 for the Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s Food Bank during HCFCU’s annual “Market Day” events. This is the final year of the credit union’s “Triennial Social Responsibility” commitment with The Food Basket which raised and donated more than $73,000 during their three-year partnership to help Hawaii Island’s hungry.
Dec 06 2017
Welcome to the ohana Tyson!
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) is extremely pleased to announce Tyson Klask as Branch Manager of the soon-to-open location in downtown Hilo. The new branch, the credit union’s first in East Hawaii, will open in the summer of 2018 at 111 Aupuni Street. The branch will provide members with a drive up teller window, 24-hour ATM, and other advanced in-lobby banking options enhancing the member experience to deliver the service excellence that has been the core of HCFCU for over 80 years.
Nov 17 2017
New Branch Coming to Hilo 2018
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) has announced plans to open a new East Hawaii branch in 2018. The branch will be located at 111 Aupuni Street and will be the 6th full-service location for HCFCU on Hawaii Island. The building design will provide members with a drive up teller window, 24-hour ATM, and other advanced in lobby banking options enhancing the member experience to deliver the service excellence that has been the core of HCFCU for over 80 years.
Jul 19 2017
Supporting the Fight Against Cancer - $10,135 Raised for Relay for Life of Kona
For the second year in a row Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) exceeded their fundraising goals by over $4,000 – this resulted in a $10,135 donation to the 2017 Relay for Life of Kona, a non-profit fundraising initiative of the American Cancer Society. The funds were raised through in-branch donations from members and staff as well as other fundraising strategies such as selling Punalu`u Sweet Bread, Relay for Life Ribbons, Chocolate Bar Sales and other activities. Since 2016 HCFCU has been able to raise more than $20,000 for the Relay for Life initiatives on Hawaii Island.
Jun 26 2017
Congratulations to our 2017 Scholarship Recipients
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2017 College Scholarships. A total of $20,000 was awarded to eight deserving Hawaii Island recipients. Seven of the scholarships were awarded to high school graduates planning to attend a two- or four-year institution of higher learning in the coming school year, and one of the scholarships was awarded to a recipient who is continuing her education post-high school graduation. The scholarships are named after a retired HCFCU employee and community volunteers who made important contributions to the HCFCU.
Jun 12 2017
New Counselor Joins Hawaii HomeOnwership Center
The Hawai’i HomeOwnership Center (HHOC) is pleased to announce that Michael McCray has joined as the center’s new Counselor / Coach. The HHOC is a non-profit organization with a mission to help Hawaii families achieve their dreams of homeownership. McCray, who has more than 10 year’s experience in one-on-one financial counseling/coaching and money management can be reached at email@example.com, (808) 959-5808, or by visiting www.hihomeownership.org. MCray’s office is located inside the Kaloko Branch of Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) at 73-5611 Olowalu Street, Kailua-Kona, HI.
Jun 06 2017
Novie Recognized as Employee of the Year
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union announced at its 80th Annual Membership Luncheon that Novie Gonzales, a 10-year employee of the organization was named “Employee of the Year.” Gonzales joined HCFCU in 2007 as a Call Center Representative I and is now an ACH/EFT Specialist. Additionally, HCFCU members, board members, staff and guests viewed a new commemorative video honoring the credit union’s 80-year legacy and heard highlights about 2016 initiatives. The video and 2016 Annual Report can be found online at www.hicommfcu.com.
May 12 2017
Welcome to the ohana Samantha!
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) is pleased to announce Samantha Leigh as its Human Resources Manager. She will be responsible for the Human Resources and Training Departments, and will oversee the Credit Union’s performance management, employee relations and service excellence.
Feb 01 2017
Kaloko Facility Lion Dance - GUNG HEI FAT CHOY!
In celebration of the Chinese New Year and of Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union’s (HCFCU) 80th anniversary, as well as the 12th anniversary of its Kaloko facility, the Hawaii Lion Dance Association from Honolulu, under the direction of Senior Instructors Kelfred Chang and Elaine Jay, will present a unique performance on Saturday, February 4, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m at HCFCU’s Kaloko facility (73-5611 Olowalu Street, Kailua-Kona, HI) in the John Y. Iwane Credit Union Center.
Jan 04 2017
Kealakehe Student Credit Union Grand Re-Opening!
The celebration and blessing of the newly renovated Kealakehe High School Student Credit Union continues the legacy of Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union’s founding father’s, which was to provide financial collaboration, education, stability, and a secure path towards financial independence for West Hawaii families.
Dec 13 2016
$23,000 Donation to the Food Basket
Through the heart-felt efforts of Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) staff, and the generosity of HCFCU members and local small businesses, more than $23,000 was raised and donated to The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s Food Bank, during HCFCU’s annual “Market Days” events.
Oct 18 2016
$16,000 Donation for Hawaii Island United Way
Through the support of donations and pledges across all of its five branches, the staff of Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that they raised $16,531 during its Hawaii Island United Way (HIUW) annual employee campaign. All monies will be donated to HIUW to support its mission “to unite people, organizations, and resources to build a healthier community.”
Jul 20 2016
$10,000 Raised for Relay for Life of Kona
An outstanding team effort by members of Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU), students from Kealakehe and Konawaena Student Credit Unions, HCFCU staff and their families resulted in a $10,000 donation to the 2016 “Relay For Life” initiative, a non-profit arm of the American Cancer Society.
Jul 20 2016
Adding Smiles to Keiki's Faces with Kākoʻo I Nā Keiki
Notebooks, backpacks, pens, crayons and dozens of other school supplies are urgently needed for thousands of Hawaii Island keiki this back-to-school season.
Jun 20 2016
$18,500 in Scholarships Awarded
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is helping eight deserving high school seniors take their first important step towards their future goals with a scholarship to a two- or four-year institute of higher learning in the coming school year.
Jan 15 2016
Hawaii Community FCU Raises $20,000 for The Food Basket
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union held its annual Market Day at each of its five branches to celebrate International Credit Union Day and raised $20,000 to benefit The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s Food Bank.