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Pearl Hawaii makes Forbes’ Best Banks & Credit Unions

Pearl Hawaii makes Forbes’
Best Banks & Credit Unions 2020 list

Best BankPearl Hawaii Federal Credit Union has been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced June 25th and can currently be viewed on Forbes’ website.

Forbes’ Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions 2020 is comprised of the top banks and credit unions based on the results of independent surveys involving approximately 25,000 U.S. consumers who were asked to rate financial institutions. Financial Institutions across the United States were rated based on overall recommendations and satisfaction, as well as five subdimensions (trust, terms & conditions, branch services, digital services, and financial advice). Of the 5,236 credit unions nationwide, just 3.5% or 182 made the list. Of the 5,117 banks in America, just 2.6% or 135 qualified.

Based on the results of the study, Pearl Hawaii is ecstatic to be recognized as one of Forbes’ 2020 list of America’s Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions.

Pearl Hawaii’s President and CEO, Daniel Terada, said, “It is exciting to see that we are making a difference.  We have taken many strides to continuously improve Pearl Hawaii and it is gratifying to see that our efforts have been noticed.”



Pearl Hawaii Federal Credit Union | Established in 1937, Pearl Hawaii Federal Credit Union is one of Oahu’s largest credit unions with $411 million in assets, over 30,000 members, 6 branches, and 70 employees. Pearl Hawaii is a leader and award winner in innovation, member satisfaction, trust, branch services, digital services, fraud detection, charitable giving, financial advice, and as a leading employer.  The credit union serves everyone who lives, works, attends school, and worships on Oahu and their families. For additional information about Pearl Hawaii, visit

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From home or car loans to Hawaii’s most innovative banking services, Pearl Hawaii is committed to you. Bank at any of our Oahu locations in Waipahu, Ewa Beach, Waianae, Honolulu, Pearl Harbor, or near the Airport. Additionally, you can bank using PHFCUOnline just like one of our branches. To contact us, call us at 808.737.4328, toll-free at 800.987.5583, or email us at