How We Give Back

Hawaii State FCU Employees ready to participate in the Heart Walk

At Hawaii State FCU we’re always focused on you and your family. For us, it’s important to do our part in making our local community a better place.

Giving Back is the Best Gift of All!

See how we've supported our local community.

Maui Food Bank

Through our donation and the contributions of our employees, members, vendor partners, and friends we were able to exceed our goal and raised over $111,000 through our Hawaii State FCU Virtual Food Drive Campaign for the Maui Food Bank! Together, we have provided much-needed support, food assistance and hope to those in need on Maui.

Support Maui Food Bank. Helping the Hungry.

Parents And Children Together

Hawaii State FCU is a proud supporter of Parents and Children Together (PACT), which provides a safe environment and desperately needed social services to Hawaii’s most vulnerable residents.

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Hawaii State FCU presents a check for $10,000 to Parents and Children Together

Friends of the Library of Hawaii

Since 2013, Hawaii State FCU has donated more than $300,000 to support Friends of the Library (FLH) and its mission to maintain free public libraries in Hawaii. As title sponsor of FLH’s Annual Booksale, our member preview nights have brought in nearly $100,000 in additional sales to support reading programs in Hawaii. We also continue to be a presenting sponsor of the nonprofit’s Village Books & Music pop-up bookstore at Ward Centre.

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FLH Check Presentation 6.14.24

Kristi Yamaguchi’s Always Dream

Always Dream is focused on building awareness around the importance of in-home reading and on empowering low-income families with the tools necessary to level the playing field. Hawaii State FCU is proud to support its core mission to improve early childhood literacy in under-served communities.

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Young children smiling and holding reading tablets provided by Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream program.


Habilitat has been rebuilding lives in the therapeutic community in Hawaii for more than 50 years. Through a number of different workforce development programs, participants learn invaluable work habits and marketable skills that can lead to positions in high demand fields earning a living wage. Hawaii State FCU is a proud supporter of their compassionate and lifesaving efforts.

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Image of a woman speaking to a Habilitat staff member

Hawaiian Humane Society

Dedicated to promoting the human-animal bond and the humane treatment of all animals, the Hawaiian Humane Society has helped thousands of animals in need find their forever homes through community outreach and their adoption program. The credit union is a proud supporter of their efforts to educate the public about animal adoption and their mission to ensure that all animals find safe, loving homes.

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Hawaiian Humane Society woman and her dog at the Pet Walk plus a photo of a black pitbull that was adopted.

Hawaii Foodbank

We are proud of our continued efforts to fight hunger in Hawaii through our 2022 Food Drive, in which we raised $12,500 and collected nearly 2,800 pounds of food, thanks to our generous members and employees. The monetary total includes a matching donation pledged by Hawaii State FCU in honor of the credit union surpassing its Food Drive goals.

Andrew Rosen and Craig Warren present a check for $12500 to the Hawaii Foodbank

Scholarship Program

Since 1996, the Hawaii State Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program has awarded over $1 million to some of Hawaii’s best and brightest students to further their dreams of pursuing higher education. This year, 20 deserving recipients, ranging from incoming freshmen to graduate students, each received a $5,000 scholarship.

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Hawaii State FCU Scholarship Program Logo


Building an inclusive community by empowering people with disabilities through accessible beach and water programs has been AccesSurf’s mission for more than 15 years. We’re proud to support the organization’s efforts to inspire both in and out of the water.

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Accessurf surfers, volunteers and staff on the beach

Grants for Teachers

Our Investing in Education Grant program assists teachers in the State of Hawaii Department of Education to obtain much-needed supplies, books, electronics, furniture, and other basic necessities for classroom learning. Since 2009, hundreds of public school teachers statewide have benefited from these grants of up to $500 each.

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View the list of grant recipients

Hawaii State FCU Investing in Education Grant logo

Winner’s Camp

In celebration of the opening of our new Hawaii Kai Branch at Safeway, Hawaii State FCU recently donated $3,000 to Winner’s Camp, a youth-focused organization based in Hawaii Kai that provides activities and programs to enhance academic performance and social proficiency.

Hawaii State FCU Check Presentation of $3000 to Winner's Camp

Kihei Youth Center

The Kihei Youth Center has created a safe and nurturing space for youth ages 8-18 since 1983. With our newest Kihei Branch at Safeway being only 7 minutes away from the Kihei Youth Center, Hawaii State FCU wanted to support the organization’s efforts with a $3,000 donation that will assist children and families in this growing Maui community.

Hawaii State FCU Check Presentation of $3000 to the Kihei Youth Center

YMCA of Honolulu

YMCA of Honolulu was selected as our 2022 Board of Directors Election online vote recipient. For every online vote cast in our election, Hawaii State FCU donated $5 to YMCA, resulting in a total donation of $10,000. The organization serves more than 100,000 individuals annually through programs focused on youth development, health and wellness, and social responsibility.

Photo of kids at a YMCA Camp

Waikiki Community Center

The Waikiki Community Center has continued to provide vital health and human services to our kupuna and keiki in need for over 40 years. In celebration of the opening of our first branch in the Kapahulu/Waikiki area, Hawaii State FCU donated $3,000 in support of the organization’s efforts to enrich and enhance the lives of those in the community.

Hawaii State FCU Check Presentation of $3000 to the Waikiki Community Center

Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

Hawaii State FCU branches hosted Angel Trees as part of our first-ever Angel Tree Holiday Donation Drive. Through the generosity of members and employees, we fulfilled more than 400 Angel Tree gift wishes for keiki and seniors. In addition, we raised $2,500 online to provide even more holiday gifts and support to those in need.

Hawaii State FCU Executives present a check for $2500 to the Salvation Army.

Alzheimer’s Association

Hawaii State FCU served as a Silver Sponsor of the Alzheimer Association – Hawaii Chapter’s 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Oahu. The organization provides much-needed support and resources to those living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and their families.

Check presentation for $3000 to the Alzheimer's Association

Aloha United Way

In 2020, Hawaii State FCU selected Aloha United Way (AUW) as our online election recipient. For every online vote cast in our Board of Directors election, the credit union gave a $5 donation to AUW, resulting in a total donation of $10,000. We also assisted the nonprofit in its efforts to distribute funds as part of the State of Hawaii’s Rent Relief and Housing Assistance Program.

Photo of kids helping the community, the Aloha United Way logo and their 100 Creating Change logo

American Heart Association

In 2019, we again donated $10,000 as a corporate sponsor and brought out more than 100 employees and family members to participate in the American Heart Association Heart Walk. Since 2015, employees have raised additional funds to support the cause and this year raised $18,900 through silent auctions, bake sales and more.

Hawaii State FCU Employees ready to participate in the Heart Walk

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