Archive for January 2020

Get Away Today and save when you go to Disneyland!

Ready to save money on your next Disneyland Resort vacation? It’s time for the Kids Spring Savings Event with Get Away Today.

With so much coming to the Disneyland Resort in 2020, you’ll want to take advantage of the Kids Spring Savings Event and travel by May 21, 2020. Disneyland Child* tickets are discounted up to $86 only with Get Away Today .

The Kids Spring Savings Event includes 3-Day Disneyland Child 1-Park per Day Tickets and 3-Day Disneyland Child Park Hopper Tickets. You can also choose the optional MaxPass upgrade for $15 per ticket, per day.

MaxPass offers electronic access to the FastPass service at the Disneyland Resort. You can make FastPass requests right from your smartphone, and also have unlimited PhotoPass downloads. Save time and experience more at the Disneyland Resort with this optional upgrade, which you can book for each day of your vacation when you pre-purchase with Get Away Today.

Book at or call 855-GET-AWAY for personalized planning assistance. Be sure to mention Hawaii Federal Credit Union when you book a vacation package and a donation will be made to your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

*Disneyland Child Tickets are for ages 3 – 9.

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2020 Workshops

Workshops are held at Hawaii Federal Credit Union from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Doors open at 9:00 am. If you are interested in attending any of the upcoming workshops or would like to schedule a one-on-one session with one of our certified financial counselors, please call us at (808) 441-4285.

At this time, all workshops have been postponed until further notice. Please check back later. Thank you.

What is Financial Literacy?

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Wikipedia defines “Financial literacy as the ability to understand how money works in the world: how someone manages to earn or make it, how that person manages it, how he/she invests it (turn it into more) and how that person donates it to help others.  More specifically, it refers to the set of skills and knowledge that allows an individual to make informed and effective decisions with all of their financial resources.” (

Hawaii Federal Credit Union holds financial literacy sessions one on one, in workshops at the credit union and in group sessions held at various sites. The topics we cover include; introduction to budgeting, building a budget, buying a car, basic information on taxes, setting financial goals, it’s all about credit, credit review, improving credit scores, why should I save and preparing for retirement.  In our one-on-one sessions, we address your specific situation and work directly with you.

Anyone can attend our workshops: members as well as their friends and family. Watch for workshop announcements through the website, in our newsletters or call the credit union at (808) 441-4285 to get more information about attending a workshop or to schedule a one-on-one session with one of our certified financial counselors.