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2005 Archive

Bank of Hawaii Announces Management Changes for West Pacific Operations
Honolulu, Hawaii (December 28, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii has announced the following management changes effective Jan. 1, 2006: Stephen Brock, vice president and district manager of commercial banking in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) based in Saipan, will transfer to Guam and assume responsibilities as commercial banking manager for the region.  John Sheather, senior vice president and corporate banking manager of the Pacific Islands Division, will relocate from Guam to Saipan to manage business operations.
Wednesday, December 28, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Promotes Crofts, Wyrick to Executive Vice President
Honolulu, Hawaii (December 21, 2005) - Sharon M. Crofts, senior vice president and manager of Cash Management & Commercial Deposits, and Cindy G. Wyrick, senior vice president, corporate secretary and manager of Investor Relations, have been promoted to executive vice president at Bank of Hawaii.
Wednesday, December 21, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Announces Senior Management Changes
Honolulu, Hawaii (December 19, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE: BOH) today announced the following senior management changes:
Monday, December 19, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Corporation Announces Termination of SEC Inquiry
Honolulu, Hawaii (December 15, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE: BOH) (the “company”) announced today that the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission has terminated its investigation related to alleged market timing and/or excessive trading in the Pacific Capital Funds, and has decided not to recommend enforcement against the company, the Asset Management Group of Bank of Hawaii, or any of the present or former officers who had received so-called “Wells notices.”  The investigation had been announced by the company in September 2005.
Thursday, December 15, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Promotes Anthony Goo to Senior Vice President
Honolulu, Hawaii (December 14, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii’s Investment Services Group has promoted Anthony “Tony” D. Goo from vice president and department/portfolio manager to senior vice president and manager of fiduciary asset management.
Wednesday, December 14, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Raises Base Lending Rate
Honolulu, Hawaii (December 13, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii, the principal subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH), has announced that it will raise its base lending rate to 7.25 percent, up from 7.00 percent, effective December 14, 2005.
Tuesday, December 13, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Raises Base Lending Rate
Honolulu, Hawaii (December 13, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii, the principal subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH), has announced that it will raise its base lending rate to 7.25 percent, up from 7.00 percent, effective December 14, 2005.
Tuesday, December 13, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Financial Performance Tops "Bank Director Magazine’s" List of 150 Largest U.S. Banks
Honolulu, Hawaii (December 8, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii has been ranked as the top performing bank among the 150 largest publicly owned banks and thrifts in the U.S., according to the 2005 fourth quarter edition of Bank Director Magazine, which was published in December 2005. BOH topped the list of the magazine’s 2005 Bank Performance Scorecard, which used six performance criteria that measure profitability, balance sheet strength, and asset quality.
Thursday, December 08, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Raises Base Lending Rate
Honolulu, Hawaii (November 1, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii, the principal subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH), has announced that it will raise its base lending rate to 7.00 percent, up from 6.75 percent, effective November 2, 2005. Bank of Hawaii’s move follows the rate increase of one-quarter percent announced November 1, 2005 by the Federal Reserve.
Tuesday, November 01, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Corporation Third Quarter 2005 Financial Results
Honolulu, HI (Monday, October 24, 2005) -
Monday, October 24, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Corporation and the Asset Management Group of Bank of Hawaii Receive SEC Wells Notices - Company Confirms 2005 Earnings Estimate
HONOLULU, HI (Friday, September 30, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE: BOH) (the "Company") announced today that it has received a so-called "Wells notice" from the staff of the Pacific Regional Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Asset Management Group of Bank of Hawaii, a division of the Company's principal subsidiary, Bank of Hawaii (the "Bank"), which serves as a registered investment adviser to the Pacific Capital Funds (the "Funds"), a mutual fund family, has also received a notice, as have the Funds and four present or former officers of the Bank three of whom also are serving or have served in a significant capacity with the Funds. These notices indicate that the staff is considering whether to recommend that the Commission bring civil enforcement actions against the recipients of the Wells notices for possible violations of the federal securities laws.
Friday, September 30, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Names New Vice Presidents: Dias, Nguyen and Urbano
HONOLULU, HI (Wednesday, September 21, 2005) - Linda J. Dias has been hired as vice president in the human resources department of Bank of Hawaii. Dias will be responsible for providing human resources consulting and solutions to support the bank’s retail division.
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Raises Base Lending Rate
HONOLULU, HI (Tuesday, September 20, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii, the principal subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH), has announced that it will raise its base lending rate to 6.75 percent, up from 6.50 percent, effective September 21, 2005.
Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Hires New Chief Fiduciary Officer For Investment Services Group
HONOLULU, HI (Monday, September 19, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii Corporation’s Investment Services Group has hired Shelley B. Thompson as Executive Vice President and Chief Fiduciary Officer.
Monday, September 19, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Insurance Services Hires Jeffery Bronaugh as New President
HONOLULU, HI (Thursday, September 15, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii Insurance Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii, has hired insurance veteran Jeffery Bronaugh as president effective today.
Thursday, September 15, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Survey Indicates Continued Business Confidence
HONOLULU, HI (Wednesday, September 14, 2005) - Confidence in Hawaii’s economy among local businesses continues to be strong, according to results of the August 2005 Bank of Hawaii Business Confidence Survey. Results of the survey were collected prior to Hurricane Katrina and the implementation of the gas cap, against the backdrop of high energy costs.
Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Raises Base Lending Rate
HONOLULU, HI (Tuesday, August 9, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii, the principal subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH), has announced that it will raise its base lending rate to 6.50 percent, up from 6.25 percent, effective August 10, 2005.
Tuesday, August 09, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Corporation Second Quarter 2005 Financial Results
HONOLULU, HI (Monday, July 25, 2005) -
Monday, July 25, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Announces New Vice Presidents: Hulihee, Iao, Nakamura, Pak, Parsons
HONOLULU, HI (Thursday, July 7, 2005) - John K. Hulihee has been promoted to vice president from assistant vice president for Cash Management Services. He continues his responsibilities as cash management officer, which include consulting on treasury management services designed to enhance collection, disbursement and risk management for middle-to-large size locally and nationally based corporations.
Thursday, July 07, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Raises Base Lending Rate
Honolulu, Hawaii (June 30, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii, the principal subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH), has announced that it will raise its base lending rate to 6.25 percent, up from 6.00 percent, effective July 1, 2005.
Thursday, June 30, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Names New Vice Presidents: Honda, Iwasaki, Kim, Mui
HONOLULU, HI (Tuesday, June 7, 2005) - Amy Honda has been promoted to vice president from assistant vice president for the Hawaii Island Commercial Banking Center. As a primary relationship officer, she is responsible for managing a portfolio of existing clients and developing new commercial banking relationships.
Tuesday, June 07, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Corporation Appoints Mary Sellers to Vice Chair and Chief Risk Officer
HONOLULU, HI (Thursday, June 2, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE: BOH) today announced that Mary Sellers has been appointed Vice Chair and Chief Risk Officer. She will succeed Bill Nelson, who will retire at the end of June 2005.
Thursday, June 02, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Announces New Vice Presidents: Brown, Chang, Kaya, Molina, Niebling
HONOLULU, HI (Friday, May 20, 2005) - Carrie L. Brown has been promoted to vice president and product manager from assistant vice president and product manager for Business Products. Her responsibilities include developing, implementing and managing deposit products and services for business customers in the State of Hawaii and West Pacific. She is also responsible for finding and researching new opportunities to enhance the bank’s business product line.
Friday, May 20, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Raises Base Lending Rate
HONOLULU, HI (Tuesday, May 3, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii, the principal subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH), has announced that it will raise its base lending rate to 6.00 percent, up from 5.75 percent, effective May 4, 2005.
Tuesday, May 03, 2005
Bank of Hawaii To Relocate Susupe Branch to Chalan Kanoa

SAIPAN, CNMI (Monday, May 2, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii today announced plans to relocate its Susupe Branch to the Chalan Kanoa area of Saipan.

The new Chalan Kanoa Branch, which is tentatively scheduled to open on July 5, 2005, will be conveniently situated at the Townhouse Shopping Center, next to the Blockbuster store.

Monday, May 02, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Announces New Vice Presidents: Bostwick, Morimoto, Murayama, Ridenour, Shiroma, Souza
HONOLULU, HI (Tuesday, April 26, 2005) - Marie Ng Bostwick was promoted from officer and assistant manager to vice president and assistant manager of the Appraisal/Environmental Risk Management Department. She provides valuation risk management consulting services to the bank's professional relationship officers, assisting them in assessing real estate taken as collateral. She is also responsible for defining the scope of appraisal assignments, selecting qualified appraisers for the assignments, and reviewing third party appraisal reports.
Tuesday, April 26, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Corporation First Quarter 2005 Financial Results
HONOLULU, HI (Monday, April 25, 2005) -
Monday, April 25, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Names New Vice Presidents: Demos, Garmire, Kaopua, Tupper
HONOLULU, HI (Thursday, April 7, 2005) - Toni M. Demos has been promoted to vice president and senior loan officer in the bank’s Business Loan Approval & Portfolio Management Department. She is responsible for underwriting and approval of State of Hawaii business loans for the bank’s Business Banking Division.
Thursday, April 07, 2005
Baughman Promoted to Executive Vice President at Bank of Hawaii
HONOLULU, HI (Wednesday, March 30, 2005) - Derek Baughman has been promoted to executive vice president and director of Technology from senior vice president and director of Technology at Bank of Hawaii. He is responsible for the management of the bank’s technology services. This includes the management of all application and support departments, the project management office and the technology vendor management department. Baughman also oversees all computer operations, help desk and departments responsible for the bank’s network, and distributed systems. In addition, he is responsible for the development and implementation of the bank’s technology strategic plans and serves as the Chair for the Bank’s Executive Technology Committee.
Wednesday, March 30, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Raises Base Lending Rate
HONOLULU, HI (Tuesday, March 22, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii, the principal subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH), has announced that it will raise its base lending rate to 5.75 percent, up from 5.50 percent, effective March 23, 2005.
Tuesday, March 22, 2005
Business Confidence in Hawaii Remains at Record Highs in February 2005
HONOLULU, HI (Thursday, March 17, 2005) - Confidence in the Hawaii economy among local business owners remains at all-time highs according to the results of the February 2005 Bank of Hawaii Business Confidence Survey.
Thursday, March 17, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Names New Vice Presidents: Scott, Young
HONOLULU, HI (Tuesday, March 1, 2005) - Sean Scott has been promoted to vice president and corporate risk analyst in the bank's Corporate Insurance department. In this position, Scott is responsible for risk management consulting services, procuring insurance for the bank, and serving as liaison between the bank and its brokers and insurers.
Tuesday, March 01, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Names Vice Presidents: Hursong, Karnowski, Mizuno, Saikevych
HONOLULU, HI (Friday, February 18, 2005) - Scott A. Hursong has joined Bank of Hawaii as vice president and manager for the company’s Ala Moana Business Banking Center. In this position, Hursong focuses on delivering superior customer service to a broad range of East Oahu business owners, including non-profit organizations. He specializes in meeting the borrowing needs of small businesses directly or with the support of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Friday, February 18, 2005
Hirata, Tasaka Join Bank of Hawaii as Vice Presidents
HONOLULU, HI (Wednesday, February 16, 2005) - Gregg T. Hirata joined the bank as vice president and primary relationship officer for the Hawaii Island Commercial Banking Center. In this position, Hirata will manage a portfolio of corporate banking relationships. He is also responsible for negotiating appropriate credit in varying types, amounts, and structures as well as other financial service products for the bank's corporate clientele.
Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Names Top Residential Loan Producers for Jan. 2005
HONOLULU, HI (Wednesday, February 16, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii announced its Hawaii loan officers who produced $3,000,000 or more in residential loans for January 2005.
Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Announces New Vice Presidents: Kitazumi, Learned, Nakahara, Zanolini
HONOLULU, HI (Thursday, February 10, 2005) - Kevin C. Kitazumi has been promoted to vice president and manager of the bank's Business Loan Approval and Portfolio Management group. In this position, Kitazumi will continue to monitor and manage the division's loan portfolio. He will also be responsible for overseeing the bank's credit underwriting processes and systems.
Thursday, February 10, 2005
Bulla and Taba Promoted to Senior Positions at Bank of Hawaii
HONOLULU, HI (Tuesday, February 8, 2005) - James "Jack" K. Bulla has been promoted from senior vice president of Bankoh Investment Services, Inc. (BISI) to president and chief executive officer of BISI and senior vice president of Bank of Hawaii. He will be responsible for overseeing the operations of BISI, which is a non-banking subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii offering full service and discount brokerage services to the public. BISI is a member of NASD/SIPC.
Tuesday, February 08, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Raises Base Lending Rate
HONOLULU, HI (Wednesday, February 2, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii, the principal subsidiary of Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH), has announced that it will raise its base lending rate to 5.5 percent, up from 5.25 percent, effective February 3, 2005.
Wednesday, February 02, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Executive Appointed to Federal Reserve Board's Consumer Advisory Council
HONOLULU, HI (Monday, January 31, 2005) - The Federal Reserve Board has appointed Bank of Hawaii Senior Vice President Kelly K. Walsh to its 30-member Consumer Advisory Council for a three-year term effective January 13.
Monday, January 31, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Corporation 2004 Financial Results
HONOLULU, HI (Monday, January 24, 2005) -
Monday, January 24, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Names New Senior Vice Presidents: Bixler and Camacho
HONOLULU, HI (Thursday, January 13, 2005) - Blane E. Bixler has been promoted from vice president and wholesale credit administrator to senior vice president and wholesale credit administrator. In his new role his primary areas of responsibility include commercial real estate, auto finance, middle market commercial lending, and middle market leasing portfolios at Bank of Hawaii. He also oversees Bank of Hawaii's commercial appraisal and environmental risk management.
Thursday, January 13, 2005
Bank of Hawaii Names $3 Million Residential Loan Producers for Dec. 2004
HONOLULU, HI (Tuesday, January 11, 2005) - Bank of Hawaii announced its Hawaii loan officers who produced $3,000,000 or more in residential loans for Dec. 2004.
Tuesday, January 11, 2005