We make it easy:

  • Fill out the Wire Transfer Request Form.
  • Bring the form to any American Savings Bank branch. Forms must be submitted in person. We do not accept any requests by phone, mail, fax or email.
  • For same day processing, the form must be submitted in person Monday to Friday before 11:00a.m. (HST) excluding bank holidays. Anything received after the cut-off time will be processed the next business day.

Domestic Wires

For same day processing, the Wire Transfer Request Form must be received before 11:00 a.m. (HST) Monday through Friday.

What's more, we can accept incoming wire transfers from any domestic bank for credit to your American Savings Bank deposit or loan account.

International Wires

Accepted in person only. Requests submitted by phone, mail, fax or email will not be accepted. A completed Wire Transfer Form is required. 

For same day processing of business international wires in U.S. currency, the cutoff time is 11:00 a.m. HST, Monday through Friday, excluding bank holidays, otherwise the wire will be processed on the next business day. 

For business international wires in foreign currency, the cutoff time is 2:00 p.m. HST, Monday through Friday, excluding bank holidays. IMPORTANT: Due to federal disclosure requirements, Sole-Proprietor wires for personal, family or household purposes cannot be accepted after 2:00 p.m. HST.

Instructions on receiving International Wire Transfers:

In order to receive wire transfers from foreign countries in a timely fashion, please follow the instructions below.

American Savings Bank is not a SWIFT member, therefore, the originator's bank needs to send the funds to its own U.S. office or its own U.S. Correspondent Bank first (e.g. Citibank, New York; J.P. Morgan Chase, New York or Bank of America, New York;....etc.) as Intermediary Bank then for onward transmission to American Savings Bank, Honolulu, Hawaii by Fedwire using ABA#321370765.

The format is as follows:

Beneficiary: Customer's Name 
Beneficiary Account No.: American Savings Bank 10 digit account number 
Beneficiary Bank: American Savings Bank, Honolulu, Hawaii 
Routing/ABA Number: 321370765 by Fedwire 
Intermediary Bank: Originating Bank's U.S. Correspondent or its own U.S. office (with instruction to the Intermediary Bank to forward the wire to American Savings Bank, Hawaii by Fedwire)