HONOLULU, HAWAII –
On Saturday, June 2, Bank of Hawaii held its 12th annual Community Walk at Hawaii Convention Center to benefit three nonprofit organizations whose missions center around education, youth and environment. Employees selected the walk’s beneficiaries through online voting, and then raised a total of $101,500 in donations for Helping Hands Hawai‘i, Honolulu Theatre for Youth and Women’s Fund of Hawai‘i.
Donations for Bank of Hawaii’s 12th annual Live Kōkua Community Walk will be divided equally among the following three nonprofits:
Bank of Hawaii’s annual community walk supports nonprofits unable to conduct their own fundraising walks. From 2007 to 2017, Bank of Hawaii employees have raised more than $1.5 million through its community walk, benefitting a total of 97 organizations.
The Bank of Hawaii Live Kōkua Giving Campaign is just one of many community efforts in which Bank of Hawaii participates throughout the year. Bank of Hawaii’s Bankoh Blue Crew volunteers are out in the community almost every weekend. In 2017, Bank of Hawaii volunteers donated over 16,135 hours of their time to 359 community service projects.