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Give Back with ASB This Holiday Season

Friday, December 06, 2019

'Tis the season for giving – and what better way to give than help those in need? This holiday season, American Savings Bank is offering a few diffe...
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How Your Workplace Affects Your Efficiency

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Finding a great job is about much more than landing a job with the right title. Perhaps even more important than the job is the work environment where...
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What Are the Advantages of Building Credit?

Thursday, May 09, 2019

Carrying some manageable debt is necessary for building credit. Your credit score has a big impact on your ability to finance big purchases. Knowing h...
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Guide to College Savings

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Worried about how you’ll be able to afford your child’s higher education? You’re not alone! With tuition costs rising year after year, many fami...
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What's a Health Care Directive?

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Planning ahead is an important part of life. Many of us plan ahead for exciting major life events like buying a home or retirement. It’s also import...
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In the Spirit of “Building” a Stronger Community, ASB Donates Nearly $320,000 to 15 Local Nonprofits

Monday, April 29, 2019

HONOLULU, HI – American Savings Bank (ASB) today announced that in the first quarter of 2019, it donated $318,133 to 15 nonprofit organizations...
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HOW TO SAVE FOR A RAINY DAY

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

A sudden, unexpected expense can really put a damper on your mental wellbeing. In fact, in a 2017 study by the Federal Reserve, 40% of Americans sai...
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INTRODUCING OUR NEW FINANCIAL CHECKUP

Thursday, April 18, 2019

How often do you really think about your financial goals? Do you know if you’re on track to reach them? Managing your finances while also trying t...
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WHAT SHOULD YOU THINK ABOUT BEFORE GETTING MARRIED?

Friday, April 12, 2019

In the whirlwind of excitement that comes with planning a wedding, it’s easy to forget some of the most important conversations. While talking about...
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AMERICAN SAVINGS BANK UNVEILS ASB CAMPUS, SETTING A NEW STANDARD IN INNOVATIVE WORKPLACE DESIGN

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

The 11-story, 373,000-square-foot Campus features a teammate amenities floor, high-tech work areas and a full-service bank branch HONOLULU, Apri...
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BUDGETING FOR A NEW BABY

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Are you expecting? Congratulations! Welcoming your keiki into the world is a major life milestone. As many parents will tell you, the unconditional...
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How To Save Money While Making Your Sweetheart Happy This Valentine's Day

Friday, February 01, 2019

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we’re seeing more and more ads featuring expensive jewelry and lavish dinners. If you want to stay on b...
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Travel Tips for your Next Trip

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Spring Break is just around the corner! Planning a trip to the mainland or out of the country in the coming months? Whether you’re visiting family o...
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A GUIDE TO LONG-TERM PLANNING FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

Friday, January 25, 2019

Thinking about what happens after we pass away isn’t the most comfortable topic, but it is a necessary one. Having a financial plan in place to prot...
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RENTING VS. BUYING A HOME THIS NEW YEAR

Friday, January 11, 2019

Are you entering the New Year with dreams of buying your very first home? If so, you might be wondering if now is the right time to buy. Real estate c...
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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS: CREATING A BUDGET

Friday, January 04, 2019

One of the best ways you can start the New Year off right is by creating a budget. Whether you’re a college student or senior in high school, creati...
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What Your Credit Score Says About Your Holiday Spending

Friday, December 14, 2018

It’s easy to turn a blind eye to credit card and bank account statements as you buy holiday gifts for your loved ones. But once the holidays wra...
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Lifesaving Online Banking Tools For Your Holiday Shopping

Monday, December 10, 2018

Many of us spend the weeks leading up to the end of the year constantly on the go. There’s always a task that needs to be completed or a gift to...
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Saving For Your Keiki’s Future…It’s Never Too Early to Start!

Friday, December 07, 2018

Saving for your keiki’s future is an important investment every parent/guardian should consider. A college degree can open many doors, giving yo...
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How Not To Break the Bank This Holiday Season

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

The busiest shopping season of the year is now upon us! With the holidays just around the corner, winter marks prime time for holiday shopping aro...
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Helpful Tips for a First-Time Homebuyer

Monday, December 03, 2018

Buying your first home is an exciting life milestone. After years of renting, finally stepping inside your very own home for the first time can fe...
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American Savings Bank Campus to Feature Custom Artwork by Manaola and Sig Zane

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

American Savings Bank (ASB) today announced partnerships with two internationally respected Native Hawaiian designers: Manaola Yap and Sig Zane. I...
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ASB Named a Best Bank to Work For By American Banker Magazine

Thursday, October 25, 2018

American Banker Magazine recently released their 2018 list of “Best Banks to Work For” – and American Savings Bank made the cut! Only 85 banks i...
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Online banking vs traditional banking: what’s the difference?

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

One of the major perks of today’s modern world is our instant access to a wealth of information. The internet makes accomplishing everyday tasks...
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Throw the best tailgate ever this football season

Friday, October 19, 2018

There’s nothing like getting together your family and friends for a classic tailgate at Aloha Stadium. Planning to go to a Rainbow Warriors this sea...
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How to Spend During the Holidays in Hawaii Home + Remodeling

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Gearing up for the holidays? American Savings Bank Executive Vice President and Chief Experience Officer John Ward shares his advice to homeowners i...
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ASB Shares Tips for First-Time Home Buyers with Apartment Therapy

Thursday, October 11, 2018

American Savings Bank’s vice president and senior residential loan officer Alan Magno was included in this round up of tips for first-time home buye...
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Natural Disaster Preparedness: Financial Essentials

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Did you know that hurricane season in the Central Pacific region runs from June 1 all the way to November 30? Hurricanes and other natural disasters h...
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ASB Female Leaders Star in Hawaii Business Magazine

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

How Hawaii Companies Help Turn Smart, Ambitious Women into Leaders Beverly Creamer   View article in Hawaii Business Magazine &g...
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ASB Dream Team Helps Local Schools at Statewide Seeds of Service

Saturday, September 22, 2018

On Saturday, September 22, 200 American Savings Bank teammates, friends, family and community members participated in the bank’s annual Statewide Se...
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American Savings Bank Hires Brian Yoshii, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

HONOLULU, Sept. 18, 2018 – American Savings Bank (ASB) has hired Brian Yoshii as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer. Yoshii bring...
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First Look - American Savings Bank HQ nearing completion: Slideshow

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Our brand new ASB Campus is well on its way to completion! Check out this feature from Pacific Business News > American Savings Bank is...
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ASB Named Best Banks to Work For in 2018 by American Banker Magazine

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

American Banker Magazine has named ASB one of the Best Banks to Work For in 2018. Only 85 banks across the nation achieved the "Best Bank" status. ASB...
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American Savings Bank Lends Help to Big Island

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Honolulu Star-Advertiser American Savings lends help to Big Island Star-advertiser staff  June 20, 2018   American Savings Ba...
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ASB and Helping Hands Hawaii Kick Off School Supply Drive

Monday, June 11, 2018

  KHON2 News A month-long school supply drive kicks-off today   American Savings Bank is teaming up with Helping Hands Hawai...
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Honolulu Magazine presents the Best of Honolulu Festival

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

HONOLULU (KHON2) - The Best of Honolulu Festival is coming up on July 14 at Honolulu Hale from 10-4pm. There will be a great line up of over 50...
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Kyle Shelly named to PBN’s 40 Under 40

Monday, June 04, 2018

Pacific Business News Kyle Shelly named to PBN’s 40 Under 40 By A. Kam Napier  – Editor-in-Chief, Pacific Business News   Ju...
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New Flagship ASB Branch Opens on Maui

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Honolulu Star-Advertiser American Savings opens flagship branch May 19, 2018   American Savings Bank on Friday opened a new flagshi...
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American Savings Bank Promotes Dane Teruya to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Teruya joins ASB’s Management Committee, leading the Treasury, Financial Planning and Accounting teams HONOLULU, May 16, 2018 – American Saving...
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Elisia Flores and Mike Kennedy join the bank’s Board of Directors

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

American Savings Bank Welcomes New Board Members HONOLULU, May 10, 2018 – American Savings Bank (ASB) welcomes two new members to its board of di...
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American Savings to open Maui campus

Friday, May 11, 2018

Honolulu Star-Advertiser   American Savings to open Maui campus American Savings Bank will celebrate the opening of its Maui flagship ca...
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L&L Hawaiian Barbecue executive joins American Savings Bank board of directors

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Pacific Business News     By Katie Murar  – Reporter, Pacific Business News May 10, 2018, 2:28pm   Elisia Fl...
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New American Savings branch to open Monday - The Maui News

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The Maui News   New American Savings branch to open Monday The new American Savings Bank Maui flagship branch in the Maui Business Par...
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NHCH Awarded Grant for Emergency Room Renovation & Expansion

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Big Island Now -  NHCH Awarded Grant for Emergency Room Renovation & Expansion   May 2, 2018, 10:23 AM HST The North Hawai'i...
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Grant Funding Supports Training for Maui Youth & Family Services Staff

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Maui Now - Grant Funding Supports Training for Maui Youth & Family Services Staff April 26, 2018, 2:19 PM HST Sixteen employees from Maui...
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With a Bit of Magic, ASB Donates More Than $370,000 to 17 Local Nonprofits

Monday, April 23, 2018

HONOLULU, April 23, 2018 – American Savings Bank (ASB) today announced it has donated $371,167 to 17 nonprofit organizations in the state of Hawai...
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Best Places to Work 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Hawaii Business Magazine https://www.hawaiibusiness.com/best-places-to-work-2018/3/ Best Places to Work 2018 Large Companies – 250 or Mor...
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American Savings Bank Welcomes Michael Hatchell and Alan Lee

Monday, April 09, 2018

HONOLULU, April 9, 2018 – American Savings Bank (ASB) today announced the hires of Michael Hatchell and Alan Lee to American Insurance and Investmen...
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Brunch lovers rejoice, BrunchFest is this weekend

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

By: Kelly Simek  Updated: Mar 21, 2018 10:03 AM HST   HONOLULU (KHON2) - BrunchFest is happening this weekend! The even...
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AMERICAN SAVINGS BANK BUILDS ON 40 YEAR OLD SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT WITH $65,000 GIFT

Friday, March 16, 2018

Building on its longtime support of education in Hawai‘i, American Savings Bank (ASB) has donated $65,000 to the American Savings Bank Endowed Schol...
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ASB Donates $65K to Scholarship Fund

Friday, March 16, 2018

American Savings Bank has donated $65,000 to the American Savings Bank Endowed Scholarship Fund. The company established the scholarship at the Univer...
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Ann Teranishi Recognized as a Women Who Means Business

Friday, March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018 In 2006 Ann Teranishi developed and implemented an enterprise-wide bank regulatory compliance program that is still used toda...
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AMERICAN SAVINGS BANK CURLING CLUB

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Child & Family Service received a donation of $100,000 at American Savings Bank’s fifth annual Hawai‘i Curling Club. The sold-out fundraiser w...
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American Savings Bank Promotes Ann Teranishi to Executive Vice President, Operations

Monday, February 05, 2018

Teranishi joins ASB’s Management Committee, heading the Operations team HONOLULU - American Savings Bank (ASB) has promoted Ann Teranishi, S...
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American Savings Bank's Maui headquarters to open in May

Monday, February 05, 2018

https://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/news/2018/02/05/american-savings-banks-maui-headquarters-to-open.html American Savings Bank's Maui headquarters...
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American Savings Bank ‘flagship’ branch is taking shape

Saturday, February 03, 2018

LEE IMADA Managing Editor The facility is under construction in the Maui Business Park near Lowe’s, Target Rojac Trucking’s James Uweko'o...
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ASB on the Move

Saturday, February 03, 2018

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Business Briefs February 3, 2018 ON THE MOVE -    American Savings Bank has announced the following...
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NASA Astronaut Visits Hilo for Onizuka Science Day

Monday, January 29, 2018

By Big Island Now On Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, about 400 students grades 3 through 12 attended the 18th a...
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Honolulu Magazine and American Savings Bank Present Brunchfest

Friday, January 26, 2018

By Web Staff View Video > The January issue of Honolulu Magazine is on stands now. Here to tell us about the issue and about a great food...
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Bytemarks Café: The KeikiCo Contest

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

  LISTEN TO SHOW > Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will find out how a local bank is helping to nurture the next generation of e...
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Curling Night in America - Episode 6: U.S. Women And Mixed Doubles

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

  Watch - Curling Night In America - Episode 6: U.S. Women AND Mixed Doubles >
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Curling Fundraiser on Hawaii News Now

Thursday, October 05, 2017

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaii Curling Club Fundraiser is a signature event presented by American Savings Bank that raises money for a selec...
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