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Honolulu is both the state capital and the most populated city in Hawaii. Honolulu is known widely as a tourist destination for Americans and foreigners, alike. It is a culturally diverse place with cuisine and traditions from the east, west and pacific cultures. Honolulu is also a major military defense city, with historical recognition as a city near to Pearl Harbor, where Japanese attacks were carried out during World War II. What many people do not know its hat Honolulu is also a major international business hub as it serves as a gateway between the east and the west. It boast a very high ranking in world livability and is the second safest city in the United States. Due to all of these factors, there is an enormous banking industry in Honolulu as well. For individuals and families who live in Honolulu or are there for business or pleasure, they will find many banking options to suit any need they might have.

Honolulu is the headquarters of 9 banks and 71 credit unions. Some of the more notable institutions that are headquartered in the Honolulu area include Bank of Hawaii, American Savings Bank, First Hawaiian Bank, Central Pacific Bank, and Territorial Savings Bank. First Hawaiian Bank is the oldest bank in the area, having been established over 150 years ago, in 1858. There are also 4 other banks and 10 other credit unions that have branches in the Honolulu area, which adds up to a total of approximately 480 branches.

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PenFed Credit Union Raises Short-Term CD Rates - Top 1-Year Rate
Availability: Easy membership requirement Three years ago PenFed Credit Union (PenFed) kicked off December with a hot 5-year CD rate. There are no hot deals to report, but PenFed is
Black Friday $200 Checking Bonus At Homestreet Bank - West Coast
Visit a HomeStreet Bank branch on November 25-26, and complete the following requirements to qualify for a $200 bonus: 1 - Open  a new Choice, Select, SelectPlus or Premium Select
PenFed Credit Union Raises CD Rates
Availability: Easy membership requirement Today is Veteran’s Day, and on behalf of DA’s staff, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the many veterans and active service members
CD Rate Increases
Looks to me like PenFed just increased some CD rates as of 11/10--e.g., 24-month from !.31% APY to 1.46% APY, 36-month from 1.36% APY to 1.61% APY.
New November CD Rates At Penfed - Only Small Rate Increases
The good news is that PenFed increased some of its CD rates at the start of November. The bad news is that their long-term CD rates remain very uncompetitive. Let’s