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P.O. Box 446
Kamuela, HI 96743

Hawaii First Credit Union is headquartered in Kamuela and is the 42nd largest credit union in the state of Hawaii. It is also the 2,826th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1956 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 15 employees and 7,393 members. Hawaii First Credit Union has a C+ health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Must live, work or worship on the Island of Hawaii. - See Details

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Data for Q1 2014

Institution Health

Additional Factors: Institutions with a small asset base or a short operating history can represent an instability risk beyond what their financial ratios indicate. Hawaii First Credit Union has a low asset base.

Texas Ratio


The Texas Ratio is an indicator of how much capital a bank has available compared to the total value of loans considered at risk. As of March 31, 2014 Hawaii First Credit Union had $1.25 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $4.11 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives Hawaii First Credit Union a Texas Ratio of 30.46% which is average. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.

Texas Ratio Trend


The Texas Ratio for Hawaii First Credit Union decreased dramatically from 68.50% as of March 31, 2013 to 30.46% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a positive change of 55.53%.This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for Hawaii First Credit Union has improved dramatically in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, Hawaii First Credit Union has increased its total deposits by $220,000, resulting in 0.76% growth for the year. A strong track record of growth is an indicator of consumer confidence and the bank's ability to strengthen its balance sheet. The growth Hawaii First Credit Union has shown is above average.



Both FDIC and NCUA consider capitalization levels of banks and credit unions to be of high importance. Higher capitalization allows for a greater buffer when cover loans that may fail in the future. Hawaii First Credit Union has $33.33 million in assets with $3.86 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 11.57%, which is excellent.

Institution Statistics

NCUA #10938
Year Chartered1956
Primary Regulator
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$33.33 million
Loans$23.64 million
Deposits$29.31 million
Equity Capital$2.62 million
Secondary Capital$250,000
Loan Loss Allowance$1.24 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$1.23 million
Real Estate Owned$25,000
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$32.92 million
Equity Capital$2.25 million
Loan Loss Allowance$1.55 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$1.23 million
Real Estate Owned$147,000
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Net Interest Margin1.87%
Return on Assets3.98%
Return on Equity50.75%
Interest Income$458,000
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Hawaii First Credit Union Savings Account Rates

0.15%$40k-Savings Rates

Hawaii First Credit Union CD Rates

0.35%$2k-2 Year CD
0.30%$2k-1 Year CD
0.25%$2k-9 Month CD
0.20%$2k-6 Month CD
0.15%$2k-3 Month CD

Hawaii First Credit Union IRA Rates

0.50%$1k-1 Year IRA Traditional CD
0.50%$1k-1 Year Roth IRA CD

Hawaii First Credit Union Locations
Branch Office1221 Kilauea Ave Suite 160Hilo, HI 96720
Branch Office67-1187 Mamalahoa HwyKamuela, HI 96743