About us

Put your trust in our strength.

Weathering any storm for nearly 125 years.

Since 1897, Bank of Hawaii has helped the communities we serve weather many storms. Today, Bank of Hawaii stands strong and ready as ever.

Bank of Hawaii is one of America’s safest banks. You can rest easy knowing Bank of Hawaii has the experience and expertise to protect your hard-earned money. So when times get rough, do what local families have done for nearly 125 years—count on the safe, steady hand of Bank of Hawaii.

Financial strength recognized around the world

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Bank of Hawaii is rated Aa3 by Moody’s Investors Service for Long-Term Deposits.1

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Consistently named “Hawaii's Best Bank” by readers of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

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Ranked No. 3 among America’s Most Trusted Companies in the banking industry by Newsweek.

Newsweek Ranks Bank of Hawaii Among “America’s Most Trusted Companies”

Bank of Hawaii has been ranked No. 3 among America’s Most Trusted Companies in the banking industry category, and is the only Hawaii business to appear on the list by Newsweek.

The publication’s first annual “America’s Most Trusted Companies 2022” list was published on March 24, in which 400 U.S. companies across 22 industries were ranked.

Bank of Hawaii Becomes Market Leader for Deposits in Hawaii

Based on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) annual Summary of Deposits analysis, Bank of Hawaii has the largest share of FDIC-insured deposits of any financial institution in the state of Hawaii.

“Our island communities have been faced with unprecedented uncertainty and challenge over the past eighteen months. Our team is grateful for the trust our customers have shown in us by storing their hard-earned savings with us in ever growing proportions,” Bank of Hawaii Chairman, President and CEO Peter Ho said.

Committed to community

Building a better tomorrow

We care about helping everyone in our community build a better future. That’s why we show our commitment by sponsoring important programs, funding affordable housing projects, partnering with volunteers and providing grants to organizations we believe in.


Sustaining Our Island Home

2021 Environmental, Social, Governance Report


Our community support in 2022 reflected a range of interests from our employees and the needs of our community.


We work with local foundations to support programs in our community. One way is through private charitable grants.

2021 Annual Report

Read the 2021 Annual Report, Our Journey Ahead.

Investor Relations

Visit the Investor Center for Registered Shareholder services.




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Careers that support our community

In critical times, we provide essential services to our customers and community. Be part of our our 'ohana, serving our community.

Hawaiian Language Display

To honor the Hawaiian language, Bank of Hawaii is embracing the okina, or glottal stop, in our logo. While you may notice this change in many of our communication materials, to provide an optimal online user experience, we are refraining from using the okina across our website and other online platforms.

1As of Dec. 20, 2021.

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