Get to know Momi Akimseu

A leader who cares for our community with a homegrown heart.


“Hawaii is about ohana, and it’s about taking care of each other. That means really understanding the needs in our community, and being a resource that our nonprofits can count on.”

– Momi Akimseu
SVP, Community & Employee Engagement and President of Bank of Hawaii Foundation

A Love For Anything Local

Momi has always felt a deep connection to the local shopkeepers, artisans, and farmers who make Hawaii special. That’s why strengthening our island communities through buying local and staying involved in the community—from volunteerism to charitable support—are so important to her. Learn more about some of the ways Momi brings this love to life below.

Shopping local

Mana Up

Mana Up is a local accelerator program designed to help Hawaii’s entrepreneurs grow and succeed, with an overall mission to diversify the local economy for generations to come.

Supporting local

Community Involvement

As the President of Bank of Hawaii Foundation, Momi is committed to strengthening our island community through sponsorships, volunteerism, charitable support, board participation, financial education, employee giving and more.

Momi’s Favorite Recipe

Heading to a farmers market? You might see Momi there. Check out her favorite recipe to make with fresh, locally grown ingredients.

Momi picking fruit at the farmers market

Learn more about Bank of Hawaii Foundation

Foundation Grant Programs

Learn more about the grant opportunities funded by Bank of Hawaii Foundation.

Live Kokua

Our employees care deeply about the place they call home, and volunteer thousands of hours annually to build a better and more vibrant tomorrow.

Charitable Foundation Services

Bank of Hawaii has one of the few trust divisions in the U.S. with a department dedicated to the administration of foundations and charitable trusts.

Proud to be a part of this community

We’re honored to be a part of this community, helping generations of families here in the islands we love. Bank of Hawaii is more than a building—it’s a mission, driven by dedicated people.

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