Financial Education

In good economic times or bad, financial know-how can be the key to getting ahead and staying there. That’s our firm belief at Bank of Hawaii, and it’s why our employees play such an active role in bringing financial education to those in our communities. Our financial education programs can help you be more akamai with your money – preparing for the future while protecting what you have right now.

Recent Programs

SmartMoney Mondays

Each Monday morning, our Bank of Hawaii SmartMoney Seminar facilitators bring timely topics on achieving financial success to Sunrise on Hawaii News Now (KGMB/KHNL). We’ve been covering topics like personal finance, home ownership, retirement and business planning, and more. Be sure to tune in, or view them now online! Watch SmartMoney Monday videos >

Bank of Hawaii SmartMoney Seminars

To help you get you started on your journey to financial success, we’re hosting a series of “Bank of Hawaii SmartMoney Seminars” at a number of our local branches. Presented free as a public service and open to everyone, these seminars cover different financial topics like how to save and invest, how to protect yourself against fraud and identity theft, and more.  See schedule of seminars >

Teach Children to Save

More than 250 Bank of Hawaii volunteers reached out this year to help more than 3,800 youngsters develop lifelong savings habits as part of “Teach Children to Save”—a national campaign that encourages financial literacy for school children. BOH volunteers visited 24 Hawaii schools and an additional 10 schools in the West Pacific.

Get Smart About Credit

Each year, hundreds of high school students across Hawaii plus hundreds more on Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and Palau, receive free lessons from Bank of Hawaii employees on how to handle credit. Our employee volunteers are heading back to local classrooms on “Get Smart About Credit Day.”