Honolulu, Hawaii (May 3, 2007) - Bank of Hawaii was honored as “Company of the Year” for Aloha United Way’s Spirit of Community Awards at its 2007 Annual Meeting and Recognition Luncheon held at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel today. Bank of Hawaii employees exceeded their fundraising goal of $500,000 by raising more than $530,000 for Aloha United Way’s 2006 campaign. The 47 different internal fundraisers ranged from shoe-shining services, and personalized Bosses’ Day rose deliveries to stress-buster lomilomi massages and putting contests.
“Bank of Hawaii is proud to continue our tradition of being a major supporter of Aloha United Way,” said Al Landon, chairman and CEO of Bank of Hawaii. “This was a major fundraising effort throughout the bank, and it’s heartening to see our employees pull together in the true spirit of giving to help our community.”
Bank of Hawaii Corporation is a regional financial services company serving businesses, consumers and governments in Hawaii, American Samoa and the West Pacific. The company’s principal subsidiary, Bank of Hawaii, was founded in 1897 and is the largest independent financial institution in Hawaii. For more information about Bank of Hawaii Corporation, visit the company’s website: www.boh.com.