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  • SmartMoney Monday: Renovating vs. New Construction

    SmartMoney Monday: Renovating vs. New Construction

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:04:41 GMT
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    Whether you're renovating or doing new construction, you need to do your homework. In Today's SmartMoney Monday, we are going to discuss financing for either renovating your home or tearing it down and building new construction. If you're considering renovating your home or tearing it down...

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    Whether you're renovating or doing new construction, you need to do your homework. In Today's SmartMoney Monday, we are going to discuss financing for either renovating your home or tearing it down and building new construction. If you're considering renovating your home or tearing it down...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Selecting a loan officer to buy a home

    SmartMoney Monday: Selecting a loan officer to buy a home

    Monday, October 9 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-10-09 20:55:48 GMT

    In the last SmartMoney Monday, we talked about knowing when you're ready to buy a home. 

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    In the last SmartMoney Monday, we talked about knowing when you're ready to buy a home. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: The right time to buy a home

    SmartMoney Monday: The right time to buy a home

    Monday, October 2 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-10-02 20:50:09 GMT

    In today's SmartMoney Monday, we're going to learn all about one of the biggest financial goals a person can have. 

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    In today's SmartMoney Monday, we're going to learn all about one of the biggest financial goals a person can have. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Saving vs. Investing

    SmartMoney Monday: Saving vs. Investing

    Monday, September 25 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-09-25 20:50:13 GMT

    For this week's SmartMoney Monday, we're going to discuss the differences between saving money and investing money. We've been discussing how to save money by developing a savings habit and by using tools like direct deposit to grow your savings over time. So how do you know when you've saved...

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    For this week's SmartMoney Monday, we're going to discuss the differences between saving money and investing money. We've been discussing how to save money by developing a savings habit and by using tools like direct deposit to grow your savings over time. So how do you know when you've saved...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Tips for saving

    SmartMoney Monday: Tips for saving

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:48:37 GMT

    Welcome to SmartMoney Monday. 

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    Welcome to SmartMoney Monday. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Saving money for financial goals

    SmartMoney Monday: Saving money for financial goals

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:46:43 GMT

    In this edition of SmartMoney Monday, we're learning more about saving money to help you reach your financial goals.  

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    In this edition of SmartMoney Monday, we're learning more about saving money to help you reach your financial goals.  

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Improving your credit score

    SmartMoney Monday: Improving your credit score

    Monday, August 28 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-08-28 20:42:31 GMT

    Last week, we talked about how to find out your credit score and why it's so important . Today, we're going to learn how we can improve it. Let's say your credit score isn't as high as you'd like it to be, and can negatively impact your ability to get a loan or a low rate, what can you do? There are several...

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    Last week, we talked about how to find out your credit score and why it's so important . Today, we're going to learn how we can improve it. Let's say your credit score isn't as high as you'd like it to be, and can negatively impact your ability to get a loan or a low rate, what can you do? There are several...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Credit scores

    SmartMoney Monday: Credit scores

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-08-22 21:33:22 GMT
    In this edition of SmartMoney Monday, we speak with Summerset Lovette, market manager from Bank of Hawaii, who explains why having a good credit score is so vital.  Lovette says a credit score is really important because it's the number that financial institutions and lenders use to decide if you can qualify for a loan or it can determine what interest rate you'll be charged – for example, some institutions will charge a higher interest rate if you have a lower credit...More >>
    In this edition of SmartMoney Monday, we speak with Summerset Lovette, market manager from Bank of Hawaii, who explains why having a good credit score is so vital.  Lovette says a credit score is really important because it's the number that financial institutions and lenders use to decide if you can qualify for a loan or it can determine what interest rate you'll be charged – for example, some institutions will charge a higher interest rate if you have a lower credit...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Banking on the go

    SmartMoney Monday: Banking on the go

    Monday, August 14 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-08-14 20:11:16 GMT

    These days, people are always on the go. From work to taking the kids everywhere to grocery shopping, life just doesn't stand still anymore.  We've all heard about mobile banking from your phone, but you don't have to be a tech geek to use mobile banking. In fact, mobile banking is really easy for anyone...

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    These days, people are always on the go. From work to taking the kids everywhere to grocery shopping, life just doesn't stand still anymore.  We've all heard about mobile banking from your phone, but you don't have to be a tech geek to use mobile banking. In fact, mobile banking is really easy for anyone...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Getting financially organized

    SmartMoney Monday: Getting financially organized

    Monday, August 7 2017 2:09 PM EDT2017-08-07 18:09:37 GMT
    There's so much paperwork involved in getting financially organized. Where do you even get started? One way to reduce all that financial paperwork is to reduce the paper itself – by using digital files and statements. By switching from paper statements to digital ones, you can organize everything more easily and search for specific items faster and more easily. So, lose the paperwork by losing the paper. By having everything accessible digitally, it makes it easier and very sec...More >>
    There's so much paperwork involved in getting financially organized. Where do you even get started? One way to reduce all that financial paperwork is to reduce the paper itself – by using digital files and statements. By switching from paper statements to digital ones, you can organize everything more easily and search for specific items faster and more easily. So, lose the paperwork by losing the paper. By having everything accessible digitally, it makes it easier and very sec...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Protecting your money when you're on vacation

    SmartMoney Monday: Protecting your money when you're on vacation

    Monday, July 31 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-07-31 20:12:52 GMT

    When people are on vacation, they get pretty relaxed and can let their guard down. So what are some ways people can protect their money while they're vacationing? The most important thing is to carefully select the payment method you'll use on vacation. One of the safest payment methods is a credit card...

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    When people are on vacation, they get pretty relaxed and can let their guard down. So what are some ways people can protect their money while they're vacationing? The most important thing is to carefully select the payment method you'll use on vacation. One of the safest payment methods is a credit card...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Managing your money when you're on vacation

    SmartMoney Monday: Managing your money when you're on vacation

    Monday, July 24 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:41:42 GMT

    Summertime is travel-time. And, wherever you go, you're going to want to have access to your bank account in case you need to transfer funds or monitor your credit card statements. Just because you're traveling and having the time of your life,  that doesn't mean you don't need a lifeline to your money. It's very important that you set yourself up to be able to do your banking on the go. That means making sure you have all the online tools in place before you leave. Ma...

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    Summertime is travel-time. And, wherever you go, you're going to want to have access to your bank account in case you need to transfer funds or monitor your credit card statements. Just because you're traveling and having the time of your life,  that doesn't mean you don't need a lifeline to your money. It's very important that you set yourself up to be able to do your banking on the go. That means making sure you have all the online tools in place before you leave. Ma...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: How to keep luxury vacations within your budget

    SmartMoney Monday: How to keep luxury vacations within your budget

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:09:37 GMT
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    Summer usually brings vacation and traveling to many families. Those who want to splurge may end up breaking the bank on a "luxury" trip. Adam Morris of the Bank of Hawaii provides tips on how to pamper yourself on a budget when it comes to traveling. Some tips include going to cities during off seasons and staying at hotels away from the usual hotspots. To begin, start with defining luxury and what it means for you as a traveler. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All ri...

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    Summer usually brings vacation and traveling to many families. Those who want to splurge may end up breaking the bank on a "luxury" trip. Adam Morris of the Bank of Hawaii provides tips on how to pamper yourself on a budget when it comes to traveling. Some tips include going to cities during off seasons and staying at hotels away from the usual hotspots. To begin, start with defining luxury and what it means for you as a traveler. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All ri...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: How to create a vacation budget

    SmartMoney Monday: How to create a vacation budget

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-07-11 14:42:30 GMT
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    Summer is here which means many across the nation will take their long-awaited vacation. 

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    Summer is here which means many across the nation will take their long-awaited vacation. 

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  • SmartMoney Mondays: Prepping your kids for college

    SmartMoney Mondays: Prepping your kids for college

    Monday, June 26 2017 4:28 PM EDT2017-06-26 20:28:55 GMT

    College brings new temptation to spend money - money college students don't have. This may be your child's first time really having to manage their finances. It's really a two-step process. First, they need to open their own bank account so they have the tools to become more financially independent...

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    College brings new temptation to spend money - money college students don't have. This may be your child's first time really having to manage their finances. It's really a two-step process. First, they need to open their own bank account so they have the tools to become more financially independent...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Elder Financial Abuse

    SmartMoney Monday: Elder Financial Abuse

    Monday, June 19 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-06-19 22:04:24 GMT

    An elderly person can be easy to take advantage of. They may have disabilities that make them more dependent on others, and they may be more easily confused by technology and not know who to trust, which makes them more vulnerable to be scammed or defrauded. It's estimated that thieves...

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    An elderly person can be easy to take advantage of. They may have disabilities that make them more dependent on others, and they may be more easily confused by technology and not know who to trust, which makes them more vulnerable to be scammed or defrauded. It's estimated that thieves...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Planning an affordable honeymoon

    SmartMoney Monday: Planning an affordable honeymoon

    Monday, June 12 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-06-12 21:02:11 GMT

    It's June, the month for weddings and what comes next? Honeymoons! What are some of the things that can save people lots of money and headaches on their honeymoon? Most people spend an enormous amount of time and energy planning a wedding, which lasts around 6 hours, but less time planning...

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    It's June, the month for weddings and what comes next? Honeymoons! What are some of the things that can save people lots of money and headaches on their honeymoon? Most people spend an enormous amount of time and energy planning a wedding, which lasts around 6 hours, but less time planning...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Creating a wedding budget

    SmartMoney Monday: Creating a wedding budget

    Monday, June 5 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-06-05 21:30:29 GMT

    June is usually a big month for weddings. If you're putting together a wedding, one of the first, and least romantic parts about a wedding, is to create a budget.Being realistic in your expectations is just the first step in planning for your big day, but you also want to keep in mind how much you'll need to save in order to achieve your goals. 

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    June is usually a big month for weddings. If you're putting together a wedding, one of the first, and least romantic parts about a wedding, is to create a budget.Being realistic in your expectations is just the first step in planning for your big day, but you also want to keep in mind how much you'll need to save in order to achieve your goals. 

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  • SmartMoney Mondays: Business succession planning

    SmartMoney Mondays: Business succession planning

    Monday, May 22 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:46:08 GMT
    It's the process of helping business owners think through how they want to transition out of the business they've built. It's called business succession planning. Basically it is something that happens when you've been in business for some time and you're starting to think about the future. Every business is different and everyone has different ideas of what they'd like to do with the business they've built. The key is not to wait too long to create a plan, but actually give your...More >>
    It's the process of helping business owners think through how they want to transition out of the business they've built. It's called business succession planning. Basically it is something that happens when you've been in business for some time and you're starting to think about the future. Every business is different and everyone has different ideas of what they'd like to do with the business they've built. The key is not to wait too long to create a plan, but actually give your...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: The business side of a small business

    SmartMoney Monday: The business side of a small business

    Monday, May 15 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-05-15 21:06:34 GMT

    A lot of people who start a small business have a real passion for what they do.

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    A lot of people who start a small business have a real passion for what they do.

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Starting a small business

    SmartMoney Monday: Starting a small business

    Monday, May 8 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-05-08 21:20:36 GMT

    In this edition of Smart Money Monday, we're focusing on what it takes to start a small business. 

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    In this edition of Smart Money Monday, we're focusing on what it takes to start a small business. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: The importance of small businesses

    SmartMoney Monday: The importance of small businesses

    Monday, May 1 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-05-01 20:40:09 GMT

    According to the Small Business Administration, a small business is one with fewer than 500 employees. But the majority of Hawaii's small businesses have 100 employees or less. And one out of five small businesses in Hawaii have under 20 people. But, over half of Hawaii's private sector jobs...

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    According to the Small Business Administration, a small business is one with fewer than 500 employees. But the majority of Hawaii's small businesses have 100 employees or less. And one out of five small businesses in Hawaii have under 20 people. But, over half of Hawaii's private sector jobs...

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  • SmartMoney Mondays: Finance and go green!

    SmartMoney Mondays: Finance and go green!

    Monday, April 24 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-04-24 21:27:57 GMT

    Because Hawaii is blessed with so much sunshine, more and more people are turning to solar and photovoltaic systems to generate clean electricity and save a lot on their electric bills at the same time.  

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    Because Hawaii is blessed with so much sunshine, more and more people are turning to solar and photovoltaic systems to generate clean electricity and save a lot on their electric bills at the same time.  

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Save money with electric vehicles

    SmartMoney Monday: Save money with electric vehicles

    Monday, April 17 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-04-17 21:18:39 GMT

    Everyone knows it's harder and harder to fight traffic. But there's one thing you can fight: spending money on gas and polluting our air - with an electric vehicle. Electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular because they save you money on gas and save our environment.  The number...

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    Everyone knows it's harder and harder to fight traffic. But there's one thing you can fight: spending money on gas and polluting our air - with an electric vehicle. Electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular because they save you money on gas and save our environment.  The number...

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  • SmartMoney Mondays: Travel more for less with credit card rewards

    SmartMoney Mondays: Travel more for less with credit card rewards

    Monday, April 10 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-04-10 21:19:20 GMT

    If you love traveling, an airplane isn't the only way to get you where you want to go. 

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    If you love traveling, an airplane isn't the only way to get you where you want to go. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Credit card travel tips

    SmartMoney Monday: Credit card travel tips

    Monday, April 3 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-04-03 20:44:58 GMT

    With the right credit card, the way you spend money can actually help you spend less money traveling. 

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    With the right credit card, the way you spend money can actually help you spend less money traveling. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Ohana units vs. ADUs

    SmartMoney Monday: Ohana units vs. ADUs

    Monday, March 27 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-03-27 19:56:37 GMT

    Are you looking after your elderly parents, and finding it difficult to keep an eye on their property, as well as yours? 

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    Are you looking after your elderly parents, and finding it difficult to keep an eye on their property, as well as yours? 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Buying a car

    SmartMoney Monday: Buying a car

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-03-21 21:35:17 GMT

    Buying a car can be exciting, but it can also be stressful because of all the expense and all the choices.  One survey found that for many people, buying a car is more stressful than getting married. The most important thing is to be really prepared. Are you someone who can keep a car for a long time...

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    Buying a car can be exciting, but it can also be stressful because of all the expense and all the choices.  One survey found that for many people, buying a car is more stressful than getting married. The most important thing is to be really prepared. Are you someone who can keep a car for a long time...

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  • Smart Money Monday: Stop Wasting Money on Food

    Smart Money Monday: Stop Wasting Money on Food

    Monday, March 13 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-03-14 02:45:22 GMT

    Welcome to SmartMoney Monday. Did you know that Americans waste up to 40% of the food they buy? Here to help us brainstorm ways to stop wasting so much food - and money

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    Welcome to SmartMoney Monday. Did you know that Americans waste up to 40% of the food they buy? Here to help us brainstorm ways to stop wasting so much food - and money

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  • SmartMoney Monday: The money talk

    SmartMoney Monday: The money talk

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:40 PM EST2017-03-06 20:40:51 GMT

    It's never easy to talk with family members about financial matters. In fact, a recent survey found that 61% of Americans would rather discuss almost anything else. Having an open and honest conversation about money with loved one can be uncomfortable, but sometimes necessary...

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    It's never easy to talk with family members about financial matters. In fact, a recent survey found that 61% of Americans would rather discuss almost anything else. Having an open and honest conversation about money with loved one can be uncomfortable, but sometimes necessary...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Saving for college

    SmartMoney Monday: Saving for college

    Monday, February 27 2017 4:54 PM EST2017-02-27 21:54:43 GMT

    Every parent dreams of sending their child off to college some day

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    Every parent dreams of sending their child off to college some day

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Renovations for your enjoyment

    SmartMoney Monday: Renovations for your enjoyment

    Monday, February 20 2017 3:20 PM EST2017-02-20 20:20:30 GMT

    Everyone thinks renovating their home will add value. But sometimes the cost of the renovation will exceed the value it adds to the home. They might add enjoyment for you while you live there, but they might not necessarily add value when it comes time to sell. You may want to consider other...

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    Everyone thinks renovating their home will add value. But sometimes the cost of the renovation will exceed the value it adds to the home. They might add enjoyment for you while you live there, but they might not necessarily add value when it comes time to sell. You may want to consider other...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Renovating your home to add value

    SmartMoney Monday: Renovating your home to add value

    Monday, February 13 2017 3:24 PM EST2017-02-13 20:24:16 GMT

    Everyone thinks renovating their home will automatically add value. 

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    Everyone thinks renovating their home will automatically add value. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Accessory Dwelling Units

    SmartMoney Monday: Accessory Dwelling Units

    Monday, February 6 2017 3:39 PM EST2017-02-06 20:39:17 GMT
    A new law was passed that permits Accessory Dwelling Units or "ADUs" to be built on single family lots.  ADUs are living spaces with a full kitchen, bathroom, and sleeping facilities. It's good for homeowners, and good for renters who might want to live in a quiet, single-family neighborhood and really could help provide a new source of affordable housing options for Hawaii.  But there are requirements that need to be met. In general, there are size requirements f...More >>
    A new law was passed that permits Accessory Dwelling Units or "ADUs" to be built on single family lots.  ADUs are living spaces with a full kitchen, bathroom, and sleeping facilities. It's good for homeowners, and good for renters who might want to live in a quiet, single-family neighborhood and really could help provide a new source of affordable housing options for Hawaii.  But there are requirements that need to be met. In general, there are size requirements f...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Money lessons for children

    SmartMoney Monday: Money lessons for children

    Monday, January 30 2017 4:41 PM EST2017-01-30 21:41:08 GMT

    Understanding things like saving and budgeting are so important throughout our lives, so these lessons need to begin early. In fact, kid's money habits are formed by the age of seven. We can help our children begin to comprehend financial concepts as early as three years old, which can give them...

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    Understanding things like saving and budgeting are so important throughout our lives, so these lessons need to begin early.

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Financially preparing for baby

    SmartMoney Monday: Financially preparing for baby

    Monday, January 23 2017 2:52 PM EST2017-01-23 19:52:01 GMT

    Having a baby can come with mounting financial expenses.

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    Having a baby can come with mounting financial expenses.

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  • SmartMoney Monday: The financial aspects of preparing for marriage

    SmartMoney Monday: The financial aspects of preparing for marriage

    Monday, January 16 2017 3:31 PM EST2017-01-16 20:31:49 GMT
    Weddings can often be the first significant financial event that couples deal with together. But, how can couples can think about their financial life together? There are several things couples can do to get started, including discussing money philosophies, disclosing financial situations, deciding on financial goals and creating a household budget. In this week's SmartMoney Monday,Chris Acacio from Bank of Hawaii spoke with Grace about what couples can do to help prepare for t...More >>
    Weddings can often be the first significant financial event that couples deal with together. But, how can couples can think about their financial life together? There are several things couples can do to get started, including discussing money philosophies, disclosing financial situations, deciding on financial goals and creating a household budget. In this week's SmartMoney Monday,Chris Acacio from Bank of Hawaii spoke with Grace about what couples can do to help prepare for t...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Making finances part of your New Year's resolutions

    SmartMoney Monday: Making finances part of your New Year's resolutions

    Monday, January 9 2017 4:31 PM EST2017-01-09 21:31:16 GMT

    Many people make resolutions this time of year and financial new year's resolutions are very popular.  

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    Many people make resolutions this time of year and financial new year's resolutions are very popular.  

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Estate planning

    SmartMoney Monday: Estate planning

    Monday, December 26 2016 4:23 PM EST2016-12-26 21:23:19 GMT

    It's not a topic that many like to talk about, but discussing with your family and loved ones about your what will happen to your assets is something that every family will eventually need to work out. 

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    It's not a topic that many like to talk about, but discussing with your family and loved ones about your what will happen to your assets is something that every family will eventually need to work out. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Charitable giving

    SmartMoney Monday: Charitable giving

    Monday, December 19 2016 4:25 PM EST2016-12-19 21:25:28 GMT

    It's time for SmartMoney Monday, and as we continue to talk about aging well, Senior Vice President and Personal Trust Manager Bonnie Fong, from Bank of Hawaii, joins us to discuss charitable giving. 

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    It's time for SmartMoney Monday, and as we continue to talk about aging well, Senior Vice President and Personal Trust Manager Bonnie Fong, from Bank of Hawaii, joins us to discuss charitable giving. 

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  • SmartMoney Mondays: Elder Financial Abuse

    SmartMoney Mondays: Elder Financial Abuse

    Monday, December 12 2016 4:15 PM EST2016-12-12 21:15:45 GMT

    Unfortunately sometimes our kupuna fall victim to abuse.  

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    Unfortunately sometimes our kupuna fall victim to abuse.  

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Planning for your retirement

    SmartMoney Monday: Planning for your retirement

    Monday, December 5 2016 3:48 PM EST2016-12-05 20:48:03 GMT

    When it comes to retirement, it really is never too early to start saving. Starting to save in your 20s as opposed to your 30s could potentially mean the difference of hundreds of thousands of dollars in retirement funds due to what we call the compounding effect. Simply put, the interest from...

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    When it comes to retirement, it really is never too early to start saving. Starting to save in your 20s as opposed to your 30s could potentially mean the difference of hundreds of thousands of dollars in retirement funds due to what we call the compounding effect. Simply put, the interest from...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Cardless Cash

    SmartMoney Monday: Cardless Cash

    Monday, November 28 2016 4:33 PM EST2016-11-28 21:33:14 GMT

    Mobile banking is quickly becoming the norm for people who are on the go, and with mobile device apps and ATMs, people can track their spending better and more easily. The beauty of these types of technologies, is that they allow people different ways to access account information...

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    Mobile banking is quickly becoming the norm for people who are on the go, and with mobile device apps and ATMs, people can track their spending better and more easily. The beauty of these types of technologies, is that they allow people different ways to access account information...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Managing your finances during the holidays

    SmartMoney Monday: Managing your finances during the holidays

    Monday, November 21 2016 4:10 PM EST2016-11-21 21:10:50 GMT

    There is a lot of spending that goes on during this time of year and people may want to watch their finances more closely. But, what are some practical ways that the average person can help keep their budget in check and avoid overspending? In this week's SmartMoney Monday...

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    There is a lot of spending that goes on during this time of year and people may want to watch their finances more closely. But, what are some practical ways that the average person can help keep their budget in check and avoid overspending? In this week's SmartMoney Monday...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Holiday finances

    SmartMoney Monday: Holiday finances

    Monday, November 14 2016 3:59 PM EST2016-11-14 20:59:37 GMT

    It's SmartMoney Monday, and Steve welcomed back Vice President and Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu from Bank of Hawaii.

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    It's SmartMoney Monday, and Steve welcomed back Vice President and Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu from Bank of Hawaii.

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Managing finances over the holidays

    SmartMoney Monday: Managing finances over the holidays

    Monday, November 7 2016 3:18 PM EST2016-11-07 20:18:08 GMT
    It's time for SmartMoney Monday and all this month we are going to talk about managing finances over the holidays.  Vice President and Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu joined us from Bank of Hawaii to share some tips for saving on holiday travel.  Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.   More >>
    It's time for SmartMoney Monday and all this month we are going to talk about managing finances over the holidays.  Vice President and Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu joined us from Bank of Hawaii to share some tips for saving on holiday travel.  Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.   More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Support for Native Hawaiian home buyers

    SmartMoney Monday: Support for Native Hawaiian home buyers

    Monday, October 31 2016 3:54 PM EDT2016-10-31 19:54:48 GMT
    Hawaiian Home Lands are specially designated properties throughout Hawaii, which are available for Native Hawaiian home buyers.  Since Hawaii became a state, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, or DHHL, has been working to provide homes to Native Hawaiians through various partnerships with contractors and financial institutions to help build and finance homes on these home lands across the state. Lenders are able to offer loan programs specifically designed for purchasing hom...More >>
    Hawaiian Home Lands are specially designated properties throughout Hawaii, which are available for Native Hawaiian home buyers.  Since Hawaii became a state, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, or DHHL, has been working to provide homes to Native Hawaiians through various partnerships with contractors and financial institutions to help build and finance homes on these home lands across the state. Lenders are able to offer loan programs specifically designed for purchasing hom...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Mortgage options for new construction projects

    SmartMoney Monday: Mortgage options for new construction projects

    Monday, October 24 2016 3:36 PM EDT2016-10-24 19:36:58 GMT

    It's SmartMoney Monday, Patty Van Kuran, assistant vice president and executive loan officer from Bank of Hawaii, joined us to talk about mortgage options for new construction projects. 

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    It's SmartMoney Monday, Patty Van Kuran, assistant vice president and executive loan officer from Bank of Hawaii, joined us to talk about mortgage options for new construction projects. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Downsizing your home

    SmartMoney Monday: Downsizing your home

    Monday, October 17 2016 4:16 PM EDT2016-10-17 20:16:33 GMT
    In this week's edition of SmartMoney Monday, Jenny Gross Gershman, senior loan officer for Bank of Hawaii, shares some tips for people thinking about downsizing their homes. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    In this week's edition of SmartMoney Monday, Jenny Gross Gershman, senior loan officer for Bank of Hawaii, shares some tips for people thinking about downsizing their homes. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: VA Loans

    SmartMoney Monday: VA Loans

    Monday, October 10 2016 6:01 PM EDT2016-10-10 22:01:06 GMT

    In 1944, the U.S. government created a military loan guarantee program to help returning WWII service members purchase homes.

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    In 1944, the U.S. government created a military loan guarantee program to help returning WWII service members purchase homes.

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  • SmartMoney Monday: When it's a good time to buy a home

    SmartMoney Monday: When it's a good time to buy a home

    Monday, October 3 2016 4:45 PM EDT2016-10-03 20:45:15 GMT
    When you are looking into buying a home, it's always good to have an idea of what home prices and values are doing.  But what are the differences between price and value, and is it important? Along with mortgage rates, what other details should you be paying attention to? In this month's SmartMoney Monday, Steve takes a deeper look into the many different aspects of home buying that you should be on the lookout for. Copyright 2016.  Hawaii News Now.  All Rights Reser...More >>
    When you are looking into buying a home, it's always good to have an idea of what home prices and values are doing.  But what are the differences between price and value, and is it important? Along with mortgage rates, what other details should you be paying attention to? In this month's SmartMoney Monday, Steve takes a deeper look into the many different aspects of home buying that you should be on the lookout for. Copyright 2016.  Hawaii News Now.  All Rights Reser...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: What is a HELOC and is it an option for you?

    SmartMoney Monday: What is a HELOC and is it an option for you?

    Monday, September 26 2016 3:59 PM EDT2016-09-26 19:59:02 GMT

    Steve: It's SmartMoney Monday, and today we're wrapping up this month's topic about buying a home. Here to talk about the tools you can leverage once you buy your home is Patty Van Kuran, assistant vice president and executive loan officer, from Bank of Hawaii...

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    Steve: It's SmartMoney Monday, and today we're wrapping up this month's topic about buying a home. Here to talk about the tools you can leverage once you buy your home is Patty Van Kuran, assistant vice president and executive loan officer, from Bank of Hawaii...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: How a mortgage works

    SmartMoney Monday: How a mortgage works

    Monday, September 19 2016 4:32 PM EDT2016-09-19 20:32:23 GMT

    Last week we talked about some initial steps people could take in preparing to buy a home, such as identifying a lender for a home loan. 

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    Last week we talked about some initial steps people could take in preparing to buy a home, such as identifying a lender for a home loan. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Buying a home

    SmartMoney Monday: Buying a home

    Monday, September 12 2016 5:20 PM EDT2016-09-12 21:20:27 GMT

    It's SmartMoney Monday, and the month of September we're talking about buying a home.  

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    It's SmartMoney Monday, and the month of September we're talking about buying a home.  

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Getting Grandparents Involved in Financial Education

    SmartMoney Monday: Getting Grandparents Involved in Financial Education

    Monday, August 29 2016 6:03 PM EDT2016-08-29 22:03:14 GMT

    A report by researchers at the University of Cambridge revealed that kids' money habits are formed by age 7, and children as young as 3 can grasp financial concepts like saving and spending. Because kids are naturally inquisitive, teaching them...

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    A report by researchers at the University of Cambridge revealed that kids' money habits are formed by age 7, and children as young as 3 can grasp financial concepts like saving and spending. Because kids are naturally inquisitive, teaching them...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Rainy day accounts

    SmartMoney Monday: Rainy day accounts

    Monday, August 22 2016 4:25 PM EDT2016-08-22 20:25:35 GMT

    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're continuing the topic of savings. 

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    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're continuing the topic of savings. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Saving for large purchases

    SmartMoney Monday: Saving for large purchases

    Monday, August 15 2016 2:52 PM EDT2016-08-15 18:52:42 GMT

    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we've been taking all month long about savings. 

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    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we've been taking all month long about savings. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Making saving easier

    SmartMoney Monday: Making saving easier

    Monday, August 8 2016 5:25 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:25:27 GMT

    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're continuing the topic of savings. Keane Santos, Assistant Main Banking Center Manager, from Bank of Hawaii, is here with tips on how to make saving easier. 

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    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're continuing the topic of savings. Keane Santos, Assistant Main Banking Center Manager, from Bank of Hawaii, is here with tips on how to make saving easier. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Saving money for a trip

    SmartMoney Monday: Saving money for a trip

    Monday, August 1 2016 5:56 PM EDT2016-08-01 21:56:32 GMT

    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're starting a new topic for August—savings. Today, Keane Santos, Assistant Main Banking Center Manager, from Bank of Hawaii, is here to provide some ideas on saving for a trip. 

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    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're starting a new topic for August—savings. Today, Keane Santos, Assistant Main Banking Center Manager, from Bank of Hawaii, is here to provide some ideas on saving for a trip. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Long-term care insurance

    SmartMoney Monday: Long-term care insurance

    Tuesday, July 26 2016 3:36 PM EDT2016-07-26 19:36:19 GMT

    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're wrapping up our series on long-term care insurance. Chris Otto, from Bankoh Investment Services, Inc., a non-bank subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii gives us some tips on how to pay for long-term care insurance...

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    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're wrapping up our series on long-term care insurance. Chris Otto, from Bankoh Investment Services, Inc., a non-bank subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii gives us some tips on how to pay for long-term care insurance...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Long-term care insurance

    SmartMoney Monday: Long-term care insurance

    Monday, July 18 2016 5:54 PM EDT2016-07-18 21:54:00 GMT
    In SmartMoney Monday, we're continuing the topic of long-term care insurance. Steve Uyehara caught up with Chris Otto, from Bankoh Investment Services, Inc., a non-bank subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii, who talked about the types of long-term care insurance. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    In SmartMoney Monday, we're continuing the topic of long-term care insurance. Steve Uyehara caught up with Chris Otto, from Bankoh Investment Services, Inc., a non-bank subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii, who talked about the types of long-term care insurance. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Long-term Care Benefits

    SmartMoney Monday: Long-term Care Benefits

    Monday, July 11 2016 5:23 PM EDT2016-07-11 21:23:34 GMT

    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're continuing the topic of long-term care. If you've missed last week's segment, you can get caught up on our website. Today, I'm here with Chris Otto, from BankOh Investment Services, Inc., a non-bank subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii, talking about the benefits of long-term care insurance. 

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    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're continuing the topic of long-term care. If you've missed last week's segment, you can get caught up on our website. Today, I'm here with Chris Otto, from BankOh Investment Services, Inc., a non-bank subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii, talking about the benefits of long-term care insurance. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Long-term care

    SmartMoney Monday: Long-term care

    Monday, July 4 2016 4:41 PM EDT2016-07-04 20:41:38 GMT

    Whether it's a physical disability, a cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer's or dementia, or something else that may require ongoing assistance and/or supervision needed because of a chronic or severe health condition, long-term care insurance is something that both old and young people should...

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    Whether it's a physical disability, a cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer's or dementia, or something else that may require ongoing assistance and/or supervision needed because of a chronic or severe health condition, long-term care insurance is something that both old and young people should...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: How to plan for the future of your small business

    SmartMoney Monday: How to plan for the future of your small business

    Monday, June 27 2016 5:11 PM EDT2016-06-27 21:11:28 GMT

    When it comes to preparing for the future, it's something you don't want to put off. Especially for small-business owners, planning will help you be better prepared for when you want to sell or pass on your business or simply retire from it. So what are some first steps that a small-business owner should take...

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    When it comes to preparing for the future, it's something you don't want to put off. Especially for small-business owners, planning will help you be better prepared for when you want to sell or pass on your business or simply retire from it. So what are some first steps that a small-business owner should take...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Protecting your small business

    SmartMoney Monday: Protecting your small business

    Monday, June 20 2016 5:16 PM EDT2016-06-20 21:16:14 GMT

    Entrepreneurs often think of their business as their baby or child and want to take all the necessary precautions to protect their business. 

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    Entrepreneurs often think of their business as their baby or child and want to take all the necessary precautions to protect their business. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Small Business

    SmartMoney Monday: Small Business

    Monday, June 6 2016 5:09 PM EDT2016-06-06 21:09:50 GMT

    Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires thorough planning, creativity and hard work. So starting a business is not something you decide to do simply based on a passion you have. There are a lot of moving parts and many different elements to consider. For the month of June...

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    Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires thorough planning, creativity and hard work. So starting a business is not something you decide to do simply based on a passion you have. There are a lot of moving parts and many different elements to consider. For the month of June...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Mobile Deposit

    SmartMoney Monday: Mobile Deposit

    Monday, May 30 2016 4:35 PM EDT2016-05-30 20:35:47 GMT

    Brannon Naito, Online and Mobile Product Manager at Bank of Hawaii joins us to talk about new ways of making deposits....

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    Brannon Naito, Online and Mobile Product Manager at Bank of Hawaii joins us to talk about new ways of making deposits....

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Chip technology

    SmartMoney Monday: Chip technology

    Monday, May 16 2016 4:19 PM EDT2016-05-16 20:19:32 GMT
    Monday, May 16 2016 4:32 PM EDT2016-05-16 20:32:04 GMT

    As of October 2015, financial institutions and merchants were required to have new credit card terminals that accepted cards with embedded chips installed at their establishments. These embedded chips are supposed to make your credit card transactions more secure and help...

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    As of October 2015, financial institutions and merchants were required to have new credit card terminals that accepted cards with embedded chips installed at their establishments. These embedded chips are supposed to make your credit card transactions more secure and help...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Mobile Control

    SmartMoney Monday: Mobile Control

    Monday, May 9 2016 3:04 PM EDT2016-05-09 19:04:35 GMT
    Monday, May 9 2016 4:37 PM EDT2016-05-09 20:37:02 GMT

    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're back with the topic of payment conveniences. I'm here with Brannon Naito, Online and Mobile Product Manager at Bank of Hawaii, discussing a new mobile feature that allows customers to set certain preferences on their card. 

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    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're back with the topic of payment conveniences. I'm here with Brannon Naito, Online and Mobile Product Manager at Bank of Hawaii, discussing a new mobile feature that allows customers to set certain preferences on their card. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Mobile Wallets

    SmartMoney Monday: Mobile Wallets

    Monday, May 2 2016 3:51 PM EDT2016-05-02 19:51:08 GMT
    Monday, May 2 2016 3:51 PM EDT2016-05-02 19:51:08 GMT
    Image: Hawaii News NowImage: Hawaii News Now

    In today's digital age, everything is becoming more easier and more convenient to use, and that includes your wallet. But what is a "mobile wallet, and is it safe? In this week's SmartMoney Monday, Steve Uyehara and Online and Mobile Product Manager at Bank of Hawaii, Brannon Naito, discuss...

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    In today's digital age, everything is becoming more easier and more convenient to use, and that includes your wallet. But what is a "mobile wallet, and is it safe? In this week's SmartMoney Monday, Steve Uyehara and Online and Mobile Product Manager at Bank of Hawaii, Brannon Naito, discuss...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Traveling with credit cards

    SmartMoney Monday: Traveling with credit cards

    Monday, April 25 2016 5:09 PM EDT2016-04-25 21:09:54 GMT
    Monday, April 25 2016 5:09 PM EDT2016-04-25 21:09:53 GMT

    In this week's SmartMoney Monday, we're discussing the benefits of traveling with your credit card with Bank of Hawaii's Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu.

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    In this week's SmartMoney Monday, we're discussing the benefits of traveling with your credit card with Bank of Hawaii's Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu.

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Credit card reward points

    SmartMoney Monday: Credit card reward points

    Monday, April 18 2016 4:45 PM EDT2016-04-18 20:45:52 GMT
    Monday, April 18 2016 4:45 PM EDT2016-04-18 20:45:52 GMT
    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're back discussing credit cards with Bank of Hawaii's Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu. Today, we're talking about reward points and how best to use them. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    It's SmartMoney Monday, and we're back discussing credit cards with Bank of Hawaii's Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu. Today, we're talking about reward points and how best to use them. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: The benefits of using credit cards

    SmartMoney Monday: The benefits of using credit cards

    Monday, April 11 2016 4:46 PM EDT2016-04-11 20:46:13 GMT
    Monday, April 11 2016 4:46 PM EDT2016-04-11 20:46:12 GMT
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    Credit cards have been around for a long time, but some people still prefer paying with cash or a debit card. What's the benefit of using your credit card? In this week's SmartMoney Monday Steve Uyehara is back  with Bank of Hawaii's Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu...

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    Credit cards have been around for a long time, but some people still prefer paying with cash or a debit card. What's the benefit of using your credit card? In this week's SmartMoney Monday Steve Uyehara is back  with Bank of Hawaii's Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Strengthening your credit score

    SmartMoney Monday: Strengthening your credit score

    Monday, April 4 2016 5:25 PM EDT2016-04-04 21:25:03 GMT
    Monday, April 4 2016 5:25 PM EDT2016-04-04 21:25:03 GMT
    The next few SmartMoney Monday segments will focus on credit—something that affects us all, whether we like it or not. Today, we have Courtney Hirayasu, credit card product manager at Bank of Hawaii, to talk about how to strengthen your credit score. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    The next few SmartMoney Monday segments will focus on credit—something that affects us all, whether we like it or not. Today, we have Courtney Hirayasu, credit card product manager at Bank of Hawaii, to talk about how to strengthen your credit score. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Tax Deductions

    SmartMoney Monday: Tax Deductions

    Monday, March 28 2016 6:01 PM EDT2016-03-28 22:01:53 GMT
    Monday, March 28 2016 6:01 PM EDT2016-03-28 22:01:52 GMT

    Tax season is officially here. 

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    Tax season is officially here. 

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  • SmartMoney Mondays: Individual Retirement Accounts

    SmartMoney Mondays: Individual Retirement Accounts

    Monday, March 21 2016 5:15 PM EDT2016-03-21 21:15:56 GMT
    Monday, March 21 2016 5:15 PM EDT2016-03-21 21:15:56 GMT

    In this week's SmartMoney Monday, we continue with our topic of taxes this month, specifically, information on IRAs, or Individual Retirement Accounts. An IRA, which stands for Individual Retirement Account, is a way for people to save for their retirement. There are two popular types of IRAs...

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    In this week's SmartMoney Monday, we continue with our topic of taxes this month, specifically, information on IRAs, or Individual Retirement Accounts. An IRA, which stands for Individual Retirement Account, is a way for people to save for their retirement. There are two popular types of IRAs...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Inheritance taxes

    SmartMoney Monday: Inheritance taxes

    Monday, March 14 2016 4:33 PM EDT2016-03-14 20:33:56 GMT
    Monday, March 14 2016 4:33 PM EDT2016-03-14 20:33:55 GMT

    Dealing with the passing of a loved one is difficult. Along with emotional stress, the last thing their loved ones want to think about is the financial impact of their loved one's passing. There are also logistical and financial items that need to be addressed and it's important to review one's estate planning...

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    Dealing with the passing of a loved one is difficult. Along with emotional stress, the last thing their loved ones want to think about is the financial impact of their loved one's passing. There are also logistical and financial items that need to be addressed and it's important to review one's estate planning...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Preventing identity theft, fraud during tax season

    SmartMoney Monday: Preventing identity theft, fraud during tax season

    Monday, March 7 2016 4:08 PM EST2016-03-07 21:08:50 GMT
    Monday, March 7 2016 4:08 PM EST2016-03-07 21:08:49 GMT
    Tax season is here and many taxpayers may have questions about how to keep themselves safe from identity theft and fraud.  More >>

    Tax season is here and many taxpayers may have questions about how to keep themselves safe from identity theft and fraud. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Banking Conveniences

    SmartMoney Monday: Banking Conveniences

    Monday, February 29 2016 2:56 PM EST2016-02-29 19:56:38 GMT
    Monday, February 29 2016 2:58 PM EST2016-02-29 19:58:41 GMT

    Online accounts are part of this trend toward digital banking. Many banks now offer the option of opening an account via the internet. There are online accounts for personal and business checking, savings, credit cards—even personal loans and lines of credit. Some of the banks that offer online accounts can be online banks...

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    Online accounts are part of this trend toward digital banking. Many banks now offer the option of opening an account via the internet. There are online accounts for personal and business checking, savings, credit cards—even personal loans and lines of credit. Some of the banks that offer online accounts can be online banks...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Mobile pay options

    SmartMoney Monday: Mobile pay options

    Monday, February 22 2016 3:06 PM EST2016-02-22 20:06:46 GMT
    Monday, February 22 2016 3:06 PM EST2016-02-22 20:06:46 GMT
    Paying for common transactions is no longer confined to using cash, checks or even credit cards. You can now use your smartphone to pay for items. One of the biggest ways we see technology changing the way people bank is in the mobile payments area, or what is commonly referred to as digital... More >>

    Paying for common transactions is no longer confined to using cash, checks or even credit cards. You can now use your smartphone to pay for items. One of the biggest ways we see technology changing the way people bank is in the mobile payments area, or what is commonly referred to as digital...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Protecting yourself when banking online

    SmartMoney Monday: Protecting yourself when banking online

    Monday, February 15 2016 4:56 PM EST2016-02-15 21:56:43 GMT
    Monday, February 15 2016 4:56 PM EST2016-02-15 21:56:43 GMT
    With technology always evolving, it seems like it's getting easier and easier for hackers to access private information.  More >>

    With technology always evolving, it seems like it's getting easier and easier for hackers to access private information. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Banking in the 21st Century

    SmartMoney Monday: Banking in the 21st Century

    Monday, February 8 2016 1:29 PM EST2016-02-08 18:29:50 GMT
    Monday, February 8 2016 4:29 PM EST2016-02-08 21:29:28 GMT

    Aloha, it's SmartMoney Monday, and we're back with the topic of banking conveniences. Mark Cunningham, online manager from Bank of Hawaii, is here again to talk about banking in the 21st century. 

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    Aloha, it's SmartMoney Monday, and we're back with the topic of banking conveniences. Mark Cunningham, online manager from Bank of Hawaii, is here again to talk about banking in the 21st century. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Banking on the go

    SmartMoney Monday: Banking on the go

    Monday, February 1 2016 2:32 PM EST2016-02-01 19:32:59 GMT
    Monday, February 1 2016 3:23 PM EST2016-02-01 20:23:24 GMT

    Mark Cunningham,  Online Manager from Bank of Hawaii, to talk about how new technology can impact the way we bank. 

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    Mark Cunningham,  Online Manager from Bank of Hawaii, to talk about how new technology can impact the way we bank. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Financial tips for baby boomers

    SmartMoney Monday: Financial tips for baby boomers

    Monday, January 25 2016 4:46 PM EST2016-01-25 21:46:12 GMT
    Monday, January 25 2016 4:46 PM EST2016-01-25 21:46:11 GMT
    Many baby boomers are on the cusp of retirement, so it's important to be prepared because the day will soon arrive.  More >>

    Many baby boomers are on the cusp of retirement, so it's important to be prepared because the day will soon arrive. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Financial planning for millennials

    SmartMoney Monday: Financial planning for millennials

    Monday, January 18 2016 3:12 PM EST2016-01-18 20:12:50 GMT
    Monday, January 18 2016 3:12 PM EST2016-01-18 20:12:50 GMT
    Many millennials are skeptical about social security- whether it will be around when they retire, or if it will even be in its current form. That means they realize they may have to fund their retirement savings by themselves. That's certainly different from past generations. But what are some tips that... More >>

    Many millennials are skeptical about social security- whether it will be around when they retire, or if it will even be in its current form. That means they realize they may have to fund their retirement savings by themselves. That's certainly different from past generations. But what are some tips that...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Building a financial plan

    SmartMoney Monday: Building a financial plan

    Monday, January 11 2016 4:09 PM EST2016-01-11 21:09:28 GMT
    Monday, January 11 2016 5:05 PM EST2016-01-11 22:05:01 GMT

    By now, you've learned what financial planning is, you have your documents ready and you've found a certified planner. Chris Otto from Bankoh Investment Services, Inc., a non-bank subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii will talk about how to build a goals-based financial plan.

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    By now, you've learned what financial planning is, you have your documents ready and you've found a certified planner. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Finding a financial planner

    SmartMoney Monday: Finding a financial planner

    Monday, January 4 2016 4:13 PM EST2016-01-04 21:13:06 GMT
    Monday, January 4 2016 4:13 PM EST2016-01-04 21:13:06 GMT
    For the past two weeks, we've covered financial planning and how to get your documents in order.  More >>

    For the past two weeks, we've covered financial planning and how to get your documents in order. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Getting your financial documents in order

    SmartMoney Monday: Getting your financial documents in order

    Monday, December 28 2015 3:28 PM EST2015-12-28 20:28:50 GMT
    Monday, December 28 2015 3:28 PM EST2015-12-28 20:28:50 GMT
    As 2016 approaches, many of us may be making New Year's resolutions to get our finances in order. One of the first steps in doing so will be to get all of your financial documents ready.  But which ones will you need? Chris Otto from Bankoh Investment Services, Inc... More >>

    As 2016 approaches, many of us may be making New Year's resolutions to get our finances in order. One of the first steps in doing so will be to get all of your financial documents ready.  But which ones will you need? Chris Otto from Bankoh Investment Services, Inc...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: What is Financial Planning?

    SmartMoney Monday: What is Financial Planning?

    Monday, December 21 2015 1:14 PM EST2015-12-21 18:14:59 GMT
    Monday, December 21 2015 4:38 PM EST2015-12-21 21:38:36 GMT
    For the next few weeks, we’ll cover information on financial planning.  More >>

    For the next few weeks, we’ll cover information on financial planning. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Travel Tips

    SmartMoney Monday - Travel Tips

    Monday, December 14 2015 1:24 PM EST2015-12-14 18:24:50 GMT
    Monday, December 14 2015 4:25 PM EST2015-12-14 21:25:29 GMT
    This week, we're featuring the last question on things you can do to help meet your 2015 financial goals. Now with the holidays here, people are looking to travel.  More >>

    This week, we're featuring the last question on things you can do to help meet your 2015 financial goals. Now with the holidays here, people are looking to travel.  

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  • SmartMoney Monday: What to do with a previous 401k

    SmartMoney Monday: What to do with a previous 401k

    Monday, November 30 2015 2:56 PM EST2015-11-30 19:56:49 GMT
    Tuesday, December 1 2015 10:13 AM EST2015-12-01 15:13:22 GMT
    Should employees who no longer work for a company keep their balances in their old 401k plan? More >>

    Should employees who no longer work for a company keep their balances in their old 401k plan? 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: When is the best time to refinance?

    SmartMoney Monday: When is the best time to refinance?

    Monday, November 23 2015 3:15 PM EST2015-11-23 20:15:53 GMT
    Monday, November 23 2015 3:15 PM EST2015-11-23 20:15:53 GMT
    The end of 2015 is soon approaching, which is leading some to wonder when is a good time to refinance a home.More >>

    The end of 2015 is soon approaching, which is leading some to wonder when is a good time to refinance a home.

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  • SmartMoney Monday - Paying Down Debt and Rainy Day Funds

    SmartMoney Monday - Paying Down Debt and Rainy Day Funds

    Monday, November 16 2015 12:37 PM EST2015-11-16 17:37:56 GMT
    Monday, November 16 2015 2:59 PM EST2015-11-16 19:59:21 GMT
    Between now and the end of the year, we'll continue to take your questions on things you can do to help meet your 2015 financial goals. Catherine Sato, Bank of Hawaii's Kailua Banking Center Manager, to help answer a viewer's question regarding debt.More >>
    Between now and the end of the year, we'll continue to take your questions on things you can do to help meet your 2015 financial goals. Catherine Sato, Bank of Hawaii's Kailua Banking Center Manager, to help answer a viewer's question regarding debt.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Saving for College

    SmartMoney Monday: Saving for College

    Monday, November 9 2015 2:41 PM EST2015-11-09 19:41:03 GMT
    Monday, November 9 2015 3:19 PM EST2015-11-09 20:19:33 GMT
    Saving for your child's college expenses can be long and difficult. Tuition, meals, room and board, books and other class materials can all add up and become very costly.So what are some of the options that parents have available to them to help ease the burden of higher education?  Steve Uyehara...More >>
    Saving for your child's college expenses can be long and difficult. Tuition, meals, room and board, books and other class materials can all add up and become very costly.So what are some of the options that parents have available to them to help ease the burden of higher education?  Steve Uyehara...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Tax Withholdings

    SmartMoney Monday: Tax Withholdings

    Monday, November 2 2015 3:48 PM EST2015-11-02 20:48:43 GMT
    Monday, November 2 2015 3:48 PM EST2015-11-02 20:48:43 GMT
    2015 is nearly done, and with the beginning of the New Year comes tax season.In this month's SmartMoney Monday, Steve Uyehara and Bank of Hawaii will answer your questions about tax withholdings, credits, additional incomes and anything that could affect whether you have to pay at the end...More >>
    2015 is nearly done, and with the beginning of the New Year comes tax season.In this month's SmartMoney Monday, Steve Uyehara and Bank of Hawaii will answer your questions about tax withholdings, credits, additional incomes and anything that could affect whether you have to pay at the end...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday - Impacting your credit with credit cards

    SmartMoney Monday - Impacting your credit with credit cards

    Monday, October 26 2015 4:16 PM EDT2015-10-26 20:16:22 GMT
    Monday, October 26 2015 4:18 PM EDT2015-10-26 20:18:23 GMT
    We continue on with the topic of credit cards for the month of October. Halloween is coming up, and we never want credit cards to be a frightening topic. More >>
    We continue on with the topic of credit cards for the month of October. Halloween is coming up, and we never want credit cards to be a frightening topic. More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Credit cards

    SmartMoney Monday: Credit cards

    Monday, October 19 2015 4:01 PM EDT2015-10-19 20:01:53 GMT
    Monday, October 19 2015 4:01 PM EDT2015-10-19 20:01:53 GMT
    This month continues with the topic of credit cards...More >>
    This month continues with the topic of credit cards...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday - Credit Cards

    SmartMoney Monday - Credit Cards

    Monday, October 12 2015 1:51 PM EDT2015-10-12 17:51:46 GMT
    Monday, October 12 2015 1:59 PM EDT2015-10-12 17:59:20 GMT
    We continue the month with our topic of Credit Cards.  We all know owning a credit card can be tricky, so Credit Card Manager Tony DeSanctis from Bank of Hawaii is here to help answer some of our viewers’ questions.More >>
    We continue the month with our topic of Credit Cards.  We all know owning a credit card can be tricky, so Credit Card Manager Tony DeSanctis from Bank of Hawaii is here to help answer some of our viewers’ questions.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday - Simplifying Holiday Spending with Your Credit Card

    SmartMoney Monday - Simplifying Holiday Spending with Your Credit Card

    Monday, October 5 2015 1:25 PM EDT2015-10-05 17:25:47 GMT
    Monday, October 5 2015 2:34 PM EDT2015-10-05 18:34:09 GMT
    From Black Friday to the Christmas Eve last-minute rush, holiday shopping will soon be upon us. Here from Bank of Hawaii is Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu to offer advice on how to shop smart and easy with your credit card this season.More >>
    From Black Friday to the Christmas Eve last-minute rush, holiday shopping will soon be upon us. Here from Bank of Hawaii is Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu to offer advice on how to shop smart and easy with your credit card this season.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday - Budgeting for the Holidays

    SmartMoney Monday - Budgeting for the Holidays

    Monday, September 28 2015 1:59 PM EDT2015-09-28 17:59:44 GMT
    Monday, September 28 2015 2:09 PM EDT2015-09-28 18:09:00 GMT
    This month, we continue to cover Budgeting for the Holidays.  Today, we specifically want to know how to save in order to give back to the community. More >>
    This month, we continue to cover Budgeting for the Holidays.  Today, we specifically want to know how to save in order to give back to the community. More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday - Budgeting for the Holidays.

    SmartMoney Monday - Budgeting for the Holidays.

    Monday, September 21 2015 6:41 PM EDT2015-09-21 22:41:13 GMT
    Wednesday, September 23 2015 2:50 PM EDT2015-09-23 18:50:24 GMT
    This month’s topic continues with Budgeting for the Holidays.There are just three months until the end of the year, people want to know how to save for holiday shopping.More >>
    This month’s topic continues with Budgeting for the Holidays.There are just three months until the end of the year, people want to know how to save for holiday shopping.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday - Budgeting for the Holidays

    Monday, September 14 2015 4:13 PM EDT2015-09-14 20:13:26 GMT
    Monday, September 14 2015 4:13 PM EDT2015-09-14 20:13:26 GMT
    This month, we’ll cover budgeting for the holidays. The holidays will be here before you know it!  More >>
    This month, we’ll cover budgeting for the holidays. The holidays will be here before you know it!  More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Expert Offers Tips on Home Buying and Debt Consolidation

    SmartMoney Monday: Expert Offers Tips on Home Buying and Debt Consolidation

    Monday, August 31 2015 3:54 PM EDT2015-08-31 19:54:56 GMT
    Thursday, September 10 2015 2:45 PM EDT2015-09-10 18:45:38 GMT
    We continue to tackle the topic of home buying and debt consolidation. More >>
    We continue to tackle the topic of home buying and debt consolidation. More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Buying a new home

    SmartMoney Monday: Buying a new home

    Monday, August 24 2015 5:05 PM EDT2015-08-24 21:05:16 GMT
    Monday, August 24 2015 5:07 PM EDT2015-08-24 21:07:20 GMT
    This month in SmartMoney Monday, the topic is about buying a home. Whether you have already purchased a home before or if you are a first time home buyer, there are probably a lot of questions that you may have.What does go into closing costs and is it possible for a borrower to negotiate with the lender on those costs? Does an old bankruptcy have an impact on my qualifying for a new home? And what about all those fees?Cindy Okamura is Assistant Vice President and Loan Center...More >>
    This month in SmartMoney Monday, the topic is about buying a home. Whether you have already purchased a home before or if you are a first time home buyer, there are probably a lot of questions that you may have.What does go into closing costs and is it possible for a borrower to negotiate with the lender on those costs? Does an old bankruptcy have an impact on my qualifying for a new home? And what about all those fees?Cindy Okamura is Assistant Vice President and Loan Center...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Home buying

    SmartMoney Monday: Home buying

    Monday, August 17 2015 5:58 PM EDT2015-08-17 21:58:51 GMT
    Monday, August 17 2015 5:58 PM EDT2015-08-17 21:58:50 GMT
    This month’s SmartMoney Monday topic is about buying a home.More >>
    This month’s SmartMoney Monday topic is about buying a home.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Tips for home ownership

    SmartMoney Monday: Tips for home ownership

    Monday, August 10 2015 5:06 PM EDT2015-08-10 21:06:52 GMT
    Monday, August 10 2015 5:06 PM EDT2015-08-10 21:06:52 GMT
    Generally speaking, home ownership can be a great investment over the long haul and can be a sound investment.  But are there any negative aspects that new homeowners need to be aware of.In today's SmartMoney Monday, Steve Uyehara and Bank of Hawaii loan officer...More >>
    Generally speaking, home ownership can be a great investment over the long haul and can be a sound investment.  But are there any negative aspects that new homeowners need to be aware of.In today's SmartMoney Monday, Steve Uyehara and Bank of Hawaii loan officer...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday - Why should I have a retirement account?

    SmartMoney Monday - Why should I have a retirement account?

    Monday, July 27 2015 3:04 PM EDT2015-07-27 19:04:53 GMT
    Monday, July 27 2015 3:06 PM EDT2015-07-27 19:06:54 GMT
    We continue with this month’s topic: Financial Planning. Remember, you can post your questions to our website and we’ll try and get them answered.  More >>
    We continue with this month’s topic: Financial Planning. Remember, you can post your questions to our website and we’ll try and get them answered.  More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: What should I do with my 401k if I switch jobs?

    SmartMoney Monday: What should I do with my 401k if I switch jobs?

    Monday, July 20 2015 3:56 PM EDT2015-07-20 19:56:04 GMT
    Monday, July 20 2015 3:56 PM EDT2015-07-20 19:56:04 GMT
    Deciding what to do with your 401K plan upon changing jobs is a very important and often overlooked decision. Determining what's better will depend on your individual situation and requires careful analysis.Naalei Keaunui, Vice president and Financial Advisor with Bankoh Investment Services...More >>
    Deciding what to do with your 401K plan upon changing jobs is a very important and often overlooked decision. Determining what's better will depend on your individual situation and requires careful analysis.Naalei Keaunui, Vice president and Financial Advisor with Bankoh Investment Services...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Credit Card Limits, Consolidation

    SmartMoney Monday: Credit Card Limits, Consolidation

    Monday, July 13 2015 5:31 PM EDT2015-07-13 21:31:50 GMT
    Monday, July 13 2015 5:34 PM EDT2015-07-13 21:34:19 GMT
    In this weeks SmartMoney Monday, Steve Uyehara speaks with Bank of Hawaii financial advisor Kelly Fong about the importance of debt management.More >>
    In this weeks SmartMoney Monday, Steve Uyehara speaks with Bank of Hawaii financial advisor Kelly Fong about the importance of debt management.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday - Handling Credit Card Debt

    SmartMoney Monday - Handling Credit Card Debt

    Monday, July 6 2015 2:05 PM EDT2015-07-06 18:05:25 GMT
    Monday, July 6 2015 2:05 PM EDT2015-07-06 18:05:25 GMT
    We start this month with a new topic: Financial Planning. Remember, you can post your questions to our website and well try and get them answered. More >>
    We start this month with a new topic: Financial Planning. Remember, you can post your questions to our website and well try and get them answered. More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Home Renovations

    SmartMoney Monday: Home Renovations

    Monday, June 29 2015 4:17 PM EDT2015-06-29 20:17:52 GMT
    Monday, June 29 2015 4:17 PM EDT2015-06-29 20:17:52 GMT
    Hawaii News Now and Bank of Hawaii are continuing to take viewers' questions about finance and home renovations.More >>
    Hawaii News Now and Bank of Hawaii are continuing to take viewers' questions about finance and home renovations.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Home renovations

    SmartMoney Monday: Home renovations

    Monday, June 22 2015 5:58 PM EDT2015-06-22 21:58:47 GMT
    Monday, June 22 2015 5:58 PM EDT2015-06-22 21:58:47 GMT
    Embarking on a home renovation project takes a lot of planning and budgeting.In this week's SmartMoney Monday, Brenda Gross Mitchell answers some questions about how to manage finances when considering a home renovation project.More >>
    Embarking on a home renovation project takes a lot of planning and budgeting.In this week's SmartMoney Monday, Brenda Gross Mitchell answers some questions about how to manage finances when considering a home renovation project.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday - Options to pay for home renovations

    SmartMoney Monday - Options to pay for home renovations

    Tuesday, June 16 2015 2:11 PM EDT2015-06-16 18:11:18 GMT
    Tuesday, June 16 2015 2:11 PM EDT2015-06-16 18:11:17 GMT
    This month we're answering questions submitted by you on financing or paying for home renovations.Here from Bank of Hawaii is Vice President Reid Hinaga.We received an interesting question from Buyuan, who asks “What is a safe way to pay for home renovations?”When you decide to renovate, one of the most important questions to consider from the start is how will you pay for it? And, like Buyuan mentions, what is the safest and best way to pay? One thing to keep in mind is that there are a lot ...More >>
    This month we're answering questions submitted by you on financing or paying for home renovations.Here from Bank of Hawaii is Vice President Reid Hinaga.We received an interesting question from Buyuan, who asks “What is a safe way to pay for home renovations?”When you decide to renovate, one of the most important questions to consider from the start is how will you pay for it? And, like Buyuan mentions, what is the safest and best way to pay? One thing to keep in mind is that there are a lot ...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Renovate your home or start from scratch?

    SmartMoney Monday: Renovate your home or start from scratch?

    Monday, June 8 2015 4:37 PM EDT2015-06-08 20:37:53 GMT
    Monday, June 8 2015 4:37 PM EDT2015-06-08 20:37:53 GMT
    In Hawaii with a lot of older homes, there are many people who face the decision of newly renovating their homes or just starting from scratch and demolishing and rebuilding.Factors such as the duration of your project, the location of your property, and hidden costs will all determine...More >>
    In Hawaii with a lot of older homes, there are many people who face the decision of newly renovating their homes or just starting from scratch and demolishing and rebuilding.Factors such as the duration of your project, the location of your property, and hidden costs will all determine...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Home Renovations

    SmartMoney Monday: Home Renovations

    Monday, June 1 2015 5:28 PM EDT2015-06-01 21:28:20 GMT
    Monday, June 1 2015 5:28 PM EDT2015-06-01 21:28:21 GMT
    This edition of "Smart Money Monday" focuses on home renovations.More >>
    This edition of "Smart Money Monday" focuses on home renovations.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday 5/18/15: Coverdell Education savings account

    SmartMoney Monday 5/18/15: Coverdell Education savings account

    Monday, May 18 2015 3:39 PM EDT2015-05-18 19:39:27 GMT
    Monday, May 18 2015 3:39 PM EDT2015-05-18 19:39:28 GMT
    We have received your SmartMoney Monday questions on our Facebook page about paying for college...More >>
    We have received your SmartMoney Monday questions on our Facebook page about paying for college...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Grandparents paying tuition

    SmartMoney Monday: Grandparents paying tuition

    Monday, May 11 2015 3:18 PM EDT2015-05-11 19:18:33 GMT
    Monday, May 11 2015 3:18 PM EDT2015-05-11 19:18:33 GMT
    We have received your SmartMoney Monday questions on our Facebook page and are ready to answer them...More >>
    We have received your SmartMoney Monday questions on our Facebook page and are ready to answer them...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Rising College Costs

    SmartMoney Monday: Rising College Costs

    Monday, May 4 2015 4:33 PM EDT2015-05-04 20:33:10 GMT
    Monday, May 4 2015 4:33 PM EDT2015-05-04 20:33:11 GMT
    During this time of the year, many high school seniors are preparing for the next phase of their lives, college...More >>
    During this time of the year, many high school seniors are preparing for the next phase of their lives, college...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday 4/27/15: Budgeting

    SmartMoney Monday 4/27/15: Budgeting

    Monday, April 27 2015 2:24 PM EDT2015-04-27 18:24:05 GMT
    Monday, April 27 2015 2:24 PM EDT2015-04-27 18:24:05 GMT
    We have received great questions on our Hawaii News Now Facebook page regarding budgeting...More >>
    We have received great questions on our Hawaii News Now Facebook page regarding budgeting...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday 4/20/15: Teach Children to Save Day

    SmartMoney Monday 4/20/15: Teach Children to Save Day

    Monday, April 20 2015 4:20 PM EDT2015-04-20 20:20:16 GMT
    Monday, April 20 2015 4:20 PM EDT2015-04-20 20:20:17 GMT
    We have received your questions on budgeting, and it is fitting because Teach Children to Save Day is coming up...More >>
    We have received your questions on budgeting, and it is fitting because Teach Children to Save Day is coming up...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Budgeting

    SmartMoney Monday: Budgeting

    Monday, April 13 2015 2:55 PM EDT2015-04-13 18:55:41 GMT
    Monday, April 13 2015 2:55 PM EDT2015-04-13 18:55:41 GMT
    This month, we are focusing on your questions regarding budgeting. Here from Bank of Hawaii is Senior Vice President James Moniz to answer your questions...More >>
    This month, we are focusing on your questions regarding budgeting. Here from Bank of Hawaii is Senior Vice President James Moniz to answer your questions...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday 4/6/15: Changing up the way you spend and save

    SmartMoney Monday 4/6/15: Changing up the way you spend and save

    Monday, April 6 2015 3:27 PM EDT2015-04-06 19:27:00 GMT
    Monday, April 6 2015 3:27 PM EDT2015-04-06 19:27:00 GMT
    Most people's taxes are filed, so it may be a good time to take a good look at your budget and make some changes in your spending and savings...More >>
    Most people's taxes are filed, so it may be a good time to take a good look at your budget and make some changes in your spending and savings...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Rules regarding interest income

    SmartMoney Monday: Rules regarding interest income

    Monday, March 30 2015 4:13 PM EDT2015-03-30 20:13:08 GMT
    Monday, March 30 2015 4:13 PM EDT2015-03-30 20:13:08 GMT
    With tax day looming overhead, most taxpayers have already received their statements regarding their annual income and wages from their employers and financial institutions. While most of us know about our annual salaries, how do we figure out what to pay on 'interest income' and what exactly is it?Basically, it's any interest you earned or received on savings accounts, certificate of deposits and other investments. Around the beginning of each year, you should receive from payers yearly tax ...More >>
    With tax day looming overhead, most taxpayers have already received their statements regarding their annual income and wages from their employers and financial institutions. While most of us know about our annual salaries, how do we figure out what to pay on 'interest income' and what exactly is it?Basically, it's any interest you earned or received on savings accounts, certificate of deposits and other investments. Around the beginning of each year, you should receive from payers yearly tax ...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Tax questions on grandchildren as dependents

    SmartMoney Monday: Tax questions on grandchildren as dependents

    Monday, March 23 2015 4:56 PM EDT2015-03-23 20:56:08 GMT
    Monday, March 23 2015 4:56 PM EDT2015-03-23 20:56:09 GMT
    The April 15 deadline to submit taxes is looming, and we're still taking questions submitted to the Hawaii News Now Facebook page.More >>
    The April 15 deadline to submit taxes is looming, and we're still taking questions submitted to the Hawaii News Now Facebook page.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Tax questions on dependent care, education credits

    SmartMoney Monday: Tax questions on dependent care, education credits

    Monday, March 16 2015 3:45 PM EDT2015-03-16 19:45:23 GMT
    Monday, March 16 2015 5:23 PM EDT2015-03-16 21:23:08 GMT
    The deadline to file taxes is about a month away and Hawaii News Now and Bank of Hawaii are still continuing to receive some great questions.More >>
    The deadline to file taxes is about a month away and Hawaii News Now and Bank of Hawaii are still continuing to receive some great questions.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Filing taxes

    SmartMoney Monday: Filing taxes

    Monday, March 9 2015 4:20 PM EDT2015-03-09 20:20:30 GMT
    Monday, March 9 2015 4:20 PM EDT2015-03-09 20:20:31 GMT
    It's the middle of tax season, and Hawaii News Now and Bank of Hawaii are still taking tax questions submitted to Facebook. More >>
    It's the middle of tax season, and Hawaii News Now and Bank of Hawaii are still taking tax questions submitted to Facebook. More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Taxes for dependents

    SmartMoney Monday: Taxes for dependents

    Monday, March 2 2015 3:33 PM EST2015-03-02 20:33:21 GMT
    Monday, March 2 2015 3:33 PM EST2015-03-02 20:33:23 GMT
    It's time to file taxes, and the April 15 deadline is quickly approaching.More >>
    It's time to file taxes, and the April 15 deadline is quickly approaching.More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: End of the year financial planning

    SmartMoney Monday: End of the year financial planning

    Monday, December 22 2014 1:46 PM EST2014-12-22 18:46:56 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 3:24 PM EST2015-02-27 20:24:12 GMT
    While most people are almost done with their Christmas shopping, it's a good time to also check your finances and start a financial plan for 2015...More >>
    While most people are almost done with their Christmas shopping, it's a good time to also check your finances and start a financial plan for 2015...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Credit card questions

    SmartMoney Monday: Credit card questions

    Monday, February 23 2015 3:36 PM EST2015-02-23 20:36:24 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 3:23 PM EST2015-02-27 20:23:27 GMT
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu from Bank of Hawaii answers questions posted to our Hawaii News Now Facebook...More >>
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu from Bank of Hawaii answers questions posted to our Hawaii News Now Facebook...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Credit card balance transfers

    SmartMoney Monday: Credit card balance transfers

    Monday, February 16 2015 3:50 PM EST2015-02-16 20:50:00 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 3:22 PM EST2015-02-27 20:22:59 GMT
    Do you have multiple credit cards? Have you ever thought about consolidating all your balances into one card?Bank of Hawaii's Credit Card Product Manager, Courtney Hirayasu, spoke with Steve Uyehara to help answer some of your SmartMoney questions about credit card balance...More >>
    Do you have multiple credit cards? Have you ever thought about consolidating all your balances into one card?Bank of Hawaii's Credit Card Product Manager, Courtney Hirayasu, spoke with Steve Uyehara to help answer some of your SmartMoney questions about credit card balance...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Credit Cards

    SmartMoney Monday: Credit Cards

    Monday, February 9 2015 3:20 PM EST2015-02-09 20:20:04 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 3:21 PM EST2015-02-27 20:21:48 GMT
    These days, having a credit card can be pretty convenient. But like everything, there are a number of things to think about when selecting the best credit card. Bank of Hawaii Vice President and Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu spoke with Steve Uyehara about some of the ways...More >>
    These days, having a credit card can be pretty convenient. But like everything, there are a number of things to think about when selecting the best credit card. Bank of Hawaii Vice President and Credit Card Product Manager Courtney Hirayasu spoke with Steve Uyehara about some of the ways...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Make financial goals a reality

    SmartMoney Monday: Make financial goals a reality

    Monday, February 2 2015 2:22 PM EST2015-02-02 19:22:02 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 3:21 PM EST2015-02-27 20:21:17 GMT
    At the beginning of the new year, we talked about setting financial goals...More >>
    At the beginning of the new year, we talked about setting financial goals...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Volunteer Tax Program

    SmartMoney Monday: Volunteer Tax Program

    Monday, January 26 2015 2:43 PM EST2015-01-26 19:43:46 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 3:20 PM EST2015-02-27 20:20:44 GMT
    Around this time of year, volunteers across the country are participating in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, also known as VITA...More >>
    Around this time of year, volunteers across the country are participating in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, also known as VITA...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Are you ready to buy a home?

    SmartMoney Monday: Are you ready to buy a home?

    Monday, January 19 2015 2:29 PM EST2015-01-19 19:29:45 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 3:20 PM EST2015-02-27 20:20:12 GMT
    With all of the recent real estate development happening around us, you may have thought about buying your own home. How do you know if you're ready...More >>
    With all of the recent real estate development happening around us, you may have thought about buying your own home. How do you know if you're ready...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Importance of updated contact information

    SmartMoney Monday: Importance of updated contact information

    Monday, January 12 2015 3:10 PM EST2015-01-12 20:10:34 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 3:19 PM EST2015-02-27 20:19:37 GMT
    Liann Unebasami, assistant banking center manager of Bank of Hawaii, is here to tell us the importance of updating your contact information...More >>
    Liann Unebasami, assistant banking center manager of Bank of Hawaii, is here to tell us the importance of updating your contact information...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Right financial tools for the New Year

    SmartMoney Monday: Right financial tools for the New Year

    Monday, January 5 2015 2:47 PM EST2015-01-05 19:47:27 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 3:19 PM EST2015-02-27 20:19:01 GMT
    It's a new year. As you start 2015, it's always good to start strong, especially with your financial goals and using financial tools that are at your disposal.These can be resources that you find at your bank, online or even on your smartphone.Some banks may offer a variety of tools...More >>
    It's a new year. As you start 2015, it's always good to start strong, especially with your financial goals and using financial tools that are at your disposal.These can be resources that you find at your bank, online or even on your smartphone.Some banks may offer a variety of tools...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Financial resolutions for families

    SmartMoney Monday: Financial resolutions for families

    Monday, December 29 2014 3:48 PM EST2014-12-29 20:48:19 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 3:18 PM EST2015-02-27 20:18:24 GMT
    Year after year, many people pledge to save more money or be better with their finances. But sticking to a budget, especially if you're a parent, is a family affair. If you want to start off the year strong with your financial New Year's resolution, a good idea is to get everyone involved...More >>
    Year after year, many people pledge to save more money or be better with their finances. But sticking to a budget, especially if you're a parent, is a family affair. If you want to start off the year strong with your financial New Year's resolution, a good idea is to get everyone involved...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Instilling value for the holidays

    Smart Money Monday: Instilling value for the holidays

    Monday, December 15 2014 2:21 PM EST2014-12-15 19:21:46 GMT
    Monday, December 15 2014 2:21 PM EST2014-12-15 19:21:47 GMT
    For most kids, Christmas is when they get the best toys and the best gifts. But while they are making their lists and checking it twice, this could be...More >>
    For most kids, Christmas is when they get the best toys and the best gifts. But while they are making their lists and checking it twice, this could be...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Holiday Donations

    Smart Money Monday: Holiday Donations

    Monday, December 8 2014 2:58 PM EST2014-12-08 19:58:20 GMT
    Monday, December 8 2014 2:58 PM EST2014-12-08 19:58:21 GMT
    It is the season of giving, so now is a great time to also think about giving to your favorite charities. Bank of Hawaii Senior Vice President Vera Wright explains how donating...More >>
    It is the season of giving, so now is a great time to also think about giving to your favorite charities. Bank of Hawaii Senior Vice President Vera Wright explains how donating...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Staying safe while shopping online

    Smart Money Monday: Staying safe while shopping online

    Tuesday, December 2 2014 4:38 PM EST2014-12-02 21:38:07 GMT
    Tuesday, December 2 2014 4:38 PM EST2014-12-02 21:38:08 GMT
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    Cyber Monday is here but before you log on and start your online shopping spree, you should know about the risks that are out there. Here from Bank of Hawaii is Online Manager Mark Cunningham to offer some tips on how to shop safely and securely...More >>
    Cyber Monday is here but before you log on and start your online shopping spree, you should know about the risks that are out there. Here from Bank of Hawaii is Online Manager Mark Cunningham to offer some tips on how to shop safely and securely...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Financial Holiday Gifts

    Smart Money Monday: Financial Holiday Gifts

    Monday, November 24 2014 3:07 PM EST2014-11-24 20:07:13 GMT
    Monday, November 24 2014 3:07 PM EST2014-11-24 20:07:14 GMT
    As Black Friday approaches, many people are looking for that perfect gift for the people on their Christmas list, while others are taking another route by avoiding the crowds and giving gift cards and money as gifts.While some people may think of financial gifts as impersonal...More >>
    As Black Friday approaches, many people are looking for that perfect gift for the people on their Christmas list, while others are taking another route by avoiding the crowds and giving gift cards and money as gifts.While some people may think of financial gifts as impersonal...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Beefing up credit scores

    Smart Money Monday: Beefing up credit scores

    Monday, November 17 2014 2:49 PM EST2014-11-17 19:49:20 GMT
    Monday, November 17 2014 2:49 PM EST2014-11-17 19:49:21 GMT
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, James Moniz of Bank of Hawaii joins us to show you how you can pump up your credit score...More >>
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, James Moniz of Bank of Hawaii joins us to show you how you can pump up your credit score...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday - Pumping Up Your Credit Score

    Smart Money Monday - Pumping Up Your Credit Score

    Monday, November 17 2014 1:43 PM EST2014-11-17 18:43:46 GMT
    Monday, November 17 2014 1:43 PM EST2014-11-17 18:43:48 GMT
    (HawaiiNewsNow) -We are here today at a gym to talk about some number crunching, credit building tips. Here from Bank of Hawaii is James Moniz ...More >>
    (HawaiiNewsNow) -We are here today at a gym to talk about some number crunching, credit building tips. Here from Bank of Hawaii is James Moniz ...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: The convenience of ATM's

    Smart Money Monday: The convenience of ATM's

    Monday, November 10 2014 3:16 PM EST2014-11-10 20:16:53 GMT
    Monday, November 10 2014 3:16 PM EST2014-11-10 20:16:54 GMT
    You see them at restaurants, gas stations and even supermarkets. ATMs are everywhere. But other than picking up some quick cash on the run, what else can you do with ATMs?Bank of Hawaii Branch Manager, Casie Nakagawa, spoke with Steve on the many uses of ATMs...More >>
    You see them at restaurants, gas stations and even supermarkets. ATMs are everywhere. But other than picking up some quick cash on the run, what else can you do with ATMs?Bank of Hawaii Branch Manager, Casie Nakagawa, spoke with Steve on the many uses of ATMs...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Trimming Thanksgiving Costs

    Smart Money Monday: Trimming Thanksgiving Costs

    Monday, November 3 2014 3:52 PM EST2014-11-03 20:52:52 GMT
    Monday, November 3 2014 3:52 PM EST2014-11-03 20:52:53 GMT
    We've passed Halloween and now everyone is looking forward to Thanksgiving, but with Turkey Day looming so do the costs of preparing an expensive family meal...More >>
    We've passed Halloween and now everyone is looking forward to Thanksgiving, but with Turkey Day looming so do the costs of preparing an expensive family meal...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Simplify Holiday spending

    Smart Money Monday: Simplify Holiday spending

    Monday, October 27 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-10-27 19:58:59 GMT
    Monday, October 27 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-10-27 19:58:59 GMT
    From Black Friday to the Christmas Eve last-minute rush, holiday shopping will be upon us soon and the shopping frenzy will be on...More >>
    From Black Friday to the Christmas Eve last-minute rush, holiday shopping will be upon us soon and the shopping frenzy will be on...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Convenient Mobile Banking

    Smart Money Monday: Convenient Mobile Banking

    Monday, October 20 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-10-20 19:46:26 GMT
    Monday, October 20 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-10-20 19:46:28 GMT
    In this week's edition of Smart Money Monday, Bank of Hawaii Online Manager Mark Cunningham, talks with Steve about the convenience of mobile banking...More >>
    In this week's edition of Smart Money Monday, Bank of Hawaii Online Manager Mark Cunningham, talks with Steve about the convenience of mobile banking...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Get smart about credit

    Smart Money Monday: Get smart about credit

    Monday, October 13 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-10-13 20:06:29 GMT
    Monday, October 13 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-10-13 20:06:30 GMT
    20 high school campuses across Hawaii will be participating in this year's "Get Smart About Credit Day."Starting this Thursdays, Bank of Hawaii will visit the schools in order to teach the students more about credit, how to monitor and track their accounts...More >>
    20 high school campuses across Hawaii will be participating in this year's "Get Smart About Credit Day."Starting this Thursdays, Bank of Hawaii will visit the schools in order to teach the students more about credit, how to monitor and track their accounts...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Holidays on a budget

    Smart Money Monday: Holidays on a budget

    Monday, October 6 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-10-06 19:41:46 GMT
    Monday, October 6 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-10-06 19:41:48 GMT
    The holiday season is upon us, but along with fun times can come high expenses. From the food, to decorations, costumes and more, the holidays can be expensive and put some stress on your wallet.What can you do to ease the financial pressure of the holidays...More >>
    The holiday season is upon us, but along with fun times can come high expenses. From the food, to decorations, costumes and more, the holidays can be expensive and put some stress on your wallet.What can you do to ease the financial pressure of the holidays...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: What to do in the event of a data breach

    Smart Money Monday: What to do in the event of a data breach

    Monday, September 22 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-09-22 19:46:54 GMT
    Monday, September 22 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-09-22 19:46:55 GMT
    In this weeks Smart Money Monday, Steve talks with George Yamamoto of Bank of Hawaii about what to do in the event of a data breach...More >>
    In this weeks Smart Money Monday, Steve talks with George Yamamoto of Bank of Hawaii about what to do in the event of a data breach...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Planning for children

    Smart Money Monday: Planning for children

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:04:01 GMT
    Monday, September 15 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:04:02 GMT
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Kui Meyer from Bank of Hawaii, is here to offer some great advice on how to prepare for your baby's arrival...More >>
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Kui Meyer from Bank of Hawaii, is here to offer some great advice on how to prepare for your baby's arrival...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Savvy Credit Card Spending

    Smart Money Monday: Savvy Credit Card Spending

    Monday, September 8 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-09-08 20:11:26 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-09-08 20:11:27 GMT
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Tony DeSanctis from Bank of Hawaii, is here to talk about how you can get the most out of your credit card spending...More >>
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Tony DeSanctis from Bank of Hawaii, is here to talk about how you can get the most out of your credit card spending...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Avoiding overdraft fees

    Smart Money Monday: Avoiding overdraft fees

    Monday, August 25 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-08-25 19:38:53 GMT
    Monday, August 25 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-08-25 19:38:54 GMT
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Brandon Sassone from Bank of Hawaii, gives tips on how to manage your money while avoiding overdraft fees...More >>
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Brandon Sassone from Bank of Hawaii, gives tips on how to manage your money while avoiding overdraft fees...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Safe Deposit Box

    Smart Money Monday: Safe Deposit Box

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:02:31 GMT
    Monday, August 18 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:02:32 GMT
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with Main Banking Center Manager, Vice President Reid Hinaga from Bank of Hawaii about having a safe deposit box to keep your important possessions safe.Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with Main Banking Center Manager, Vice President Reid Hinaga from Bank of Hawaii about having a safe deposit box to keep your important possessions safe.Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Emergency Funds

    Smart Money Monday: Emergency Funds

    Monday, August 11 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-08-11 19:51:58 GMT
    Monday, August 11 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-08-11 19:51:58 GMT
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Vice President and Kailua Banking Center Manager Catherine Sato from Bank of Hawaii, is here to offer some advice about saving up for emergency funds...More >>
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Vice President and Kailua Banking Center Manager Catherine Sato from Bank of Hawaii, is here to offer some advice about saving up for emergency funds...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Benefits of investment properties

    Smart Money Monday: Benefits of investment properties

    Monday, August 4 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-04 20:04:40 GMT
    Monday, August 4 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-04 20:04:40 GMT
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with Jack Smyth of Bank of Hawaii, about the many benefits to financing an investment property. They discuss the differences between financing a home for yourself and for financing an investment property...More >>
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with Jack Smyth of Bank of Hawaii, about the many benefits to financing an investment property. They discuss the differences between financing a home for yourself and for financing an investment property...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Paperless Banking

    Smart Money Monday: Paperless Banking

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:34:13 GMT
    Monday, July 28 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:34:13 GMT
    In this week's edition of Smart Money Monday, Mark Cunningham of Bank of Hawaii tells us why electronic banking is the way of the future and how it is more secure than many people believe...More >>
    In this week's edition of Smart Money Monday, Mark Cunningham of Bank of Hawaii tells us why electronic banking is the way of the future and how it is more secure than many people believe...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Debt Consolidation

    Smart Money Monday: Debt Consolidation

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:26:08 GMT
    Monday, July 21 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:26:08 GMT
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, get tips from Liann Unebasami of Bank of Hawaii, on how to consolidate your debt. She provides two useful options, including obtaining a personal loan...More >>
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, get tips from Liann Unebasami of Bank of Hawaii, on how to consolidate your debt. She provides two useful options, including obtaining a personal loan...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Increasing your credit score

    Smart Money Monday: Increasing your credit score

    Monday, July 14 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-07-14 18:28:15 GMT
    Monday, July 14 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-07-14 18:28:15 GMT
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Tony DeSanctis of Bank of Hawaii, shares tips with Steve Uyehara on how to improve your credit score...More >>
    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Tony DeSanctis of Bank of Hawaii, shares tips with Steve Uyehara on how to improve your credit score...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Protecting Our Kapuna from Scams

    Smart Money Monday: Protecting Our Kapuna from Scams

    Monday, July 7 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:43:33 GMT
    Monday, July 7 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:43:34 GMT
    The Hawaii Banker's Association has started their Elder Abuse Prevention Campaign, which helps protect Hawaii's kapuna from scams...More >>
    The Hawaii Banker's Association has started their Elder Abuse Prevention Campaign, which helps protect Hawaii's kapuna from scams...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Financial tips for graduates

    Smart Money Monday: Financial tips for graduates

    Smart Money Monday: Financial tips for graduates

    Monday, June 30 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-06-30 19:58:13 GMT
    Monday, June 30 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-06-30 19:58:14 GMT
    For this week's Smart Money Monday, Grace Lee gets financial tips for high school and college graduates, from Lono Kealoha of Bank of Hawaii...More >>
    For this week's Smart Money Monday, Grace Lee gets financial tips for high school and college graduates, from Lono Kealoha of Bank of Hawaii...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Buying vs. Leasing

    Smart Money Monday: Buying vs. Leasing

    (Hawaii News Now) - More the 15% of new cars in Hawaii are being leased.  But, what exactly is leasing and is it more beneficial than owning?  Is leasing a car the right option for you and your lifestyle?More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - More the 15% of new cars in Hawaii are being leased.  But, what exactly is leasing and is it more beneficial than owning?  Is leasing a car the right option for you and your lifestyle...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Elderly Financial Abuse

    Smart Money Monday: Elderly Financial Abuse

    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with George Yamamoto of Bank of Hawaii about concerns of elderly financial abuse, and how to protect against it. The elderly are often seen as easyMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with George Yamamoto of Bank of Hawaii about concerns of elderly financial abuse, and how to protect against it...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Resources to Help Business

    Smart Money Monday: Resources to Help Business

    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with Warren Altona, business banking manager for Bank of Hawaii, about some important resources business owners may need. They talk about the importanceMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with Warren Altona, business banking manager for Bank of Hawaii, about some important resources business owners may need...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Credit Card Travel Benefits

    Smart Money Monday: Credit Card Travel Benefits

    When you're thinking about traveling and trying to use the credit card with the most miles, it's important to remember there's a lot more to credit card benefits than just miles.  Today on Smart MoneyMore >>
    When you're thinking about traveling and trying to use the credit card with the most miles, it's important to remember there's a lot more to credit card benefits than just miles...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Getting Ready to Buy a House

    Smart Money Monday: Getting Ready to Buy a House

    (Hawaii News Now) - Thinking about buying a home can be confusing if you're unsure about the correct numbers and processes you have to go through. Today on Smart Money Monday, Grace spoke with JenniferMore >>
    Thinking about buying a home can be confusing if you're unsure about the correct numbers and processes you have to go through...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Planning your Vacation on a Budget

    Smart Money Monday: Planning your Vacation on a Budget

    (Hawaii News Now) - If you're planning on taking a summer vacation, you already know that it may be taking a toll on your wallet. Today on Smart Money Monday, Rachel spoke with Keane Santos from Bank ofMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - If you're planning on taking a summer vacation, you already know that it may be taking a toll on your wallet...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: Paying for College

    Smart Money Mondays: Paying for College

    (Hawaii News Now) - Everyone knows how hard it is to pay for college, so in today's Smart Money Monday, Rachel spoke with Chris Otto from Bank of Hawaii Investment Services. Check out the video for someMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - Everyone knows how hard it is to pay for college, so in today's Smart Money Monday, Rachel spoke with Chris Otto from Bank of Hawaii Investment Services...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Financial Checkup

    Smart Money Monday: Financial Checkup

    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with Davin Nakasato of Bank of Hawaii, about the importance of a financial checkup. He goes through steps on examining your finances, calculatingMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with Davin Nakasato of Bank of Hawaii, about the importance of a financial checkup...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: Avoiding Investment Seminar Scams

    Smart Money Mondays: Avoiding Investment Seminar Scams

    (Hawaii News Now) - It seems like every week there is a new scam that consumers should be aware of, and now there is something called investment seminar scams. Steve spoke with Regis Snatchko from BankMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - It seems like every week there is a new scam that consumers should be aware of, and now there is something called investment seminar scams...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Teach Kids to Save Day

    Smart Money Monday: Teach Kids to Save Day

    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara meets with Adam Morris of Bank of Hawaii, to get tips on how to teach children about saving money. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reseMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara meets with Adam Morris of Bank of Hawaii, to get tips on how to teach children about saving money...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Planning for Retirement

    Smart Money Monday: Planning for Retirement

    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with Jianna Chew of Bank of Hawaii on retirement planning. She goes into depth on saving, setting up a Roth IRA and 401k Plan, and how important itMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve Uyehara talks with Jianna Chew of Bank of Hawaii on retirement planning...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: Buying Your First Home

    Smart Money Mondays: Buying Your First Home

    It's always exciting to think about owning your first home after all those years of renting, but how do you know if you're really ready to be a homeowner? On this week's Smart Money Monday, Grace spokeMore >>
    It's always exciting to think about owning your first home after all those years of renting, but how do you know if you're really ready to be a homeowner? On this week's Smart Money Monday, Grace spoke with Brenda Mitchell from Bank of Hawaii...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: How to get the best car loan

    Smart Money Monday: How to get the best car loan

    Whether you're a recent graduate buying your first car or a parent looking to upgrade to a new mini van, chances are you will need a loan to buy your next vehicle. This week on Smart Monday, Steve spokeMore >>
    Whether you're a recent graduate buying your first car or a parent looking to upgrade to a new mini van, chances are you will need a loan to buy your next vehicle. This week on Smart Monday Monday...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Credit Scores

    Smart Money Monday: Credit Scores

    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve meets with Farrell Uyehara of Bank of Hawaii, to help with tips on credit scores. There are three consistent factors credit bureaus look at; payment history, totalMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve meets with Farrell Uyehara of Bank of Hawaii, to help with tips on credit scores...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: Small Business Credit Cards

    Smart Money Mondays: Small Business Credit Cards

    (Hawaii News Now) - Owning and operating a small business can take up a lot of your time, and in the business world we all know that time equals money. Having a small business credit card for you andMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - Owning and operating a small business can take up a lot of your time, and in the business world we all know that time equals money.  Having a small business credit card...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Filing for your tax returns

    Smart Money Monday: Filing for your tax returns

    We have officially entered tax season. In this week's Smart Money Monday Jennifer Robbins talks with Sr. Vice President Vera Wright of Bank of Hawaii to get tips on filing for your tax returns. CopyrightMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - We have officially entered tax season. In this week's Smart Money Monday Jennifer Robbins talks with Sr. Vice President Vera Wright of Bank of Hawaii to get tips on filing for your tax returns...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: How to Avoid Tax Scammers

    Smart Money Mondays: How to Avoid Tax Scammers

    (Hawaii News Now) - It's the dreaded tax season again, and on top of having to find all your paper work and spend that extra time filing, you also need to watch out for tax scammers. Steve spoke with GeorgeMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - It's the dreaded tax season again, and on top of having to find all your paper work and spend that extra time filing, you also need to watch out for tax scammers...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday

    Smart Money Monday

    In this week's Smart Money Monday Steve Uyehara talks Finances with Dennis Ducatt of Bank of Hawaii. As a newlywed couple talking about your finances is one of the key ingredients to a successful marriage.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - In this week's Smart Money Monday Steve Uyehara talks Finances with Dennis Ducatt of Bank of Hawaii. As a newlywed couple...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: Start saving for the holidays now!

    Smart Money Mondays: Start saving for the holidays now!

    (Hawaii News Now) - Even though you just got through the holidays and you just spent a good amount of money on your Super Bowl party, it's important to start putting aside money now for this year's holidayMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - Even though you just got through the holidays and you just spent a good amount of money on your Super Bowl party, it's important to start putting aside money now for this year's holiday season...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: Changes to Mortgage Lending Industry

    Smart Money Mondays: Changes to Mortgage Lending Industry

    (HawaiiNewsNow) - On this week of "Smart Money Monday," we're learning what the changes are to the mortgage lending industry if you're looking to buy a new home in 2014. Steve spoke with Brenda MitchellMore >>
    (HawaiiNewsNow) - On this week of "Smart Money Monday," we're learning what the changes are to the mortgage lending industry if you're looking to buy a new home in 2014...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: Borrowing Money for Home Improvements

    Smart Money Mondays: Borrowing Money for Home Improvements

    (HawaiiNewsNow) - On this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve is talking about the best way to borrow money for home improvements. He spoke with Davin Nakasato from Bank of Hawaii for some tips when it comesMore >>
    (HawaiiNewsNow) - On this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve is talking about the best way to borrow money for home improvements...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Holiday Debt

    Smart Money Monday: Holiday Debt

    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve gets tips on how to recover after all the holiday spending that may have put you in debt. Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - In this week's Smart Money Monday, Steve gets tips on how to recover after all the holiday spending and debt...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: Saving Money in 2014

    Smart Money Mondays: Saving Money in 2014

    (HawaiiNewsNow) - 2014 is just around the corner and it's that time of year when we start making our New Year's resolutions and one of the biggest ones is saving money. Steve spoke with Davin NakasatoMore >>
    (HawaiiNewsNow) - 2014 is just around the corner and it's that time of year when we start making our New Year's resolutions and one of the biggest ones is saving money...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Gift ideas

    Smart Money Monday: Gift ideas

    If you still need a gift idea; you might want to consider the gift that keeps on giving. Steve has more details in today's Smart Money Monday. Copyright 2013 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - If you still need a gift idea; you might want to consider the gift that keeps on giving. Steve has more details in today's Smart Money Monday...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: How to Avoid Identity Theft

    Smart Money Mondays: How to Avoid Identity Theft

    (HawaiiNewsNow) - On this week of "Smart Money Mondays," Steve spoke with Jeff Marshall from Bank of Hawaii to discuss how to avoid identity theft. Marshall explained that because people are generallyMore >>
    (HawaiiNewsNow) - On this week of "Smart Money Mondays," Steve spoke with Jeff Marshall from Bank of Hawaii to discuss how to avoid identity theft...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: Avoiding Overdrafts

    Smart Money Mondays: Avoiding Overdrafts

    (Hawaii News Now) - During the holiday season, we all can spend big bucks on presents and expenses. But sometimes, we may not calculate correctly and that could lead to an overdraft on your accounts.More >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - During the holiday season, we all can spend big bucks on presents and expenses.  But sometimes, we may not calculate correctly and that could lead to an overdraft...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Holiday Shopping

    Smart Money Monday: Holiday Shopping

    (HawaiiNewsNow) - With the holidays approaching, that means spending more money on gifts and food. In this week's "Smart Money Monday," Tony Desanctis, senior vice president and card products manager forMore >>
    (HawaiiNewsNow) - With the holidays approaching, that means spending more money on gifts and food...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Dining out on a Budget

    Smart Money Monday: Dining out on a Budget

    In this week's Smart Money Monday, Ramsay Wharton talks with Aaron Kanemaru of Bank of Hawaii, on how you can save while dining out. One tip to keep in mind while dining on a budget, is to look for couponsMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - In this week's Smart Money Monday, Ramsay Wharton talks with Aaron Kanemaru of Bank of Hawaii, on how you can save while dining out. One tip to keep in mind while dining on a budget, is to look for coupons through restaurant web sites, newspapers and magazines for a discounted rate...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Financial Tips for the Military

    Smart Money Monday: Financial Tips for the Military

    (HawaiiNewsNow) - Members of the military face different types of financial responsibilities. In this week's edition of "Smart Money Monday," Steve talks to Fred Alvarado, vice president of Bank of Hawaii,More >>
    (HawaiiNewsNow) - Members of the military face different types of financial responsibilities...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Tax Preparations

    Smart Money Monday: Tax Preparations

    (HawaiiNewsNow) - It's never too early to start thinking about filing your taxes for the upcoming year. In this edition of "Smart Money Monday," Steve talks to Vera Wright, senior vice president and fiduciaryMore >>
    (HawaiiNewsNow) - It's never too early to start thinking about filing your taxes for the upcoming year...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: Wire Transfers

    Smart Money Mondays: Wire Transfers

    (Hawaii News Now) - Have you ever needed to get cash somewhere or to someone far away immediately? Sending money through an electric wire transfer may be the answer. The service has been around for quiteMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - Have you ever needed to get cash somewhere or to someone far away immediately?  Sending money through an electric wire transfer may be the answer...More >>
  • Smart Money Monday: Mortgage Credit Program

    Smart Money Monday: Mortgage Credit Program

    If you're looking to buy a house or condo, there is a Federal program called the Mortgage Credit Certificate Program that can help you. Senior Loan Officer of Bank of Hawaii Corey Shimabuku gives us moreMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - If you're looking to buy a house or condo, there is a Federal program called the Mortgage Credit Certificate Program that can help you. Senior Loan Officer of Bank of Hawaii Corey Shimabuku gives us more information on how to qualify...More >>
  • Smart Money Mondays: Credit Lessons for Students

    Smart Money Mondays: Credit Lessons for Students

    This Thursday, October 17th, is 'National Get Smart About Credit Day.' Steve met with Bank of Hawaii Vice President Bill Shiroma to get key lessons to help students to financially stay on track. CopyrightMore >>
    (Hawaii News Now) - This Thursday, October 17th, is 'National Get Smart About Credit Day.' Steve met with Bank of Hawaii Vice President Bill Shiroma to get key lessons to help students to financially stay on track...More >>
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