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Bank of Hawaii Announces Momi Akimseu as Bank of Hawaii Foundation President

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

HONOLULU, HAWAII

Momi Akimseu, vice president and community engagement manager, has been named Bank of Hawaii Foundation President, succeeding Donna Tanoue, who retired from the position on March 23.

In Akimseu’s new role, she will manage and lead all aspects of the Foundation, including overseeing grant requests and awards, building collaborative partnerships across the private and public sectors and delivering on the foundation’s commitment to strengthen and support the community.

Akimseu joined the bank in November 2012 as vice president and manager in the Marketing Division. She will continue to oversee Corporate Events, Content Marketing and Community Engagement, which includes the bank’s signature “Live Kōkua” community service programs—the Live Kōkua Volunteer Program, Live Kōkua Community Walk and Live Kōkua Community Service Day. As foundation president, she will also manage the annual Live Kōkua Giving Campaign and oversee the Bank of Hawaii Foundation Scholarship program.

Prior to joining the bank, Akimseu worked as communications and tourism brand manager at the Hawaii Tourism Authority for nearly eight years, marketing manager at DTRIC Insurance Ltd. and marketing manager at Finance Enterprises.

Akimseu earned a bachelor of business administration degree with a concentration in marketing from Loyola Marymount University, and she has served on the board of the Hawaii Book & Music Festival since 2015.