FHB creates donation drive for Harvey relief


HONOLULU, Hawaii—First Hawaiian Bank announced the creation of the Aloha Relief for Harvey Fund to assist the American National Red Cross in their efforts to help the thousands of residents who were devastated by Hurricane Harvey on Aug.25, 2017. FHB has donated the first $25,000 to the Fund and its branches will serve as community donation collection points. All contributions to the Fund will be donated to the Red Cross to assist the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, according to an announcement made Friday by Bob Harrison, First Hawaiian Bank chairman and chief executive officer.

Those wishing to contribute to the Aloha Relief for Harvey Fund may do so at any FHB branch in Hawaii, Guam, and Saipan through Sept. 30, 2017.

“We are all very deeply concerned for the survivors of this storm. With this Aloha Relief for Harvey Fund, we want to help the thousands who have been impacted by the catastrophic flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey,” said Harrison. “We encourage everyone to join us in making a contribution of any size to help the Red Cross do what it does best in helping the affected regions recover as quickly as possible.”

“Our hearts go out to our neighbors in Texas and Louisiana who are struggling to survive and recover from the most devastating hurricane to hit the United States in a decade,” said Coralie Matayoshi, chief executive officer, American Red Cross Pacific. “Over a dozen Hawaii Red Cross volunteers have already deployed to share our aloha. We are so grateful for the generous support of companies like First Hawaiian Bank, which helps makes our humanitarian work possible here at home, across the nation, and around the world.”

FHB (www.FHB.com) was founded in 1858 as Bishop & Co. and is Hawaii’s leading bank, offering a comprehensive suite of banking services to consumer and commercial customers, including deposit products, lending, wealth management, insurance, private banking and trust services. The bank operates 57 branches in Hawaii, three on Guam and two on Saipan. FHB Inc., the parent company of FHB, is the largest publicly traded company based in Hawaii. (FHB)

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