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First Hawaiian Bank provides financial assistance program for federal employees/ contractors affected by government shutdown

(Press Release) — First Hawaiian Bank is providing government employees and contractors affected by the recent government shutdown with a number of customizable options that can provide payment relief on existing loans or quick access to cash as needed.

“This shutdown has placed many families into positions of hardship and we want to offer what support we can to impacted federal workers and contractors,” said Bob Harrison, chairman and CEO of First Hawaiian Bank. “Whether it’s access to funds or an existing loan payment deferral, we are here to offer the support to them in this time of need.”

First Hawaiian Bank offers several options which are customizable based on the customer’s needs.  Depending on the assistance program, it could include one or more of the following:

  • • $2,500 to $5,000 personal loan at a low 1.50 percent fixed interest rate for 24 months with option for payment deferral up to three months
  • • Up to 3 months existing loan payment deferral
  • • Up to 3 months waiver on credit card interest and fees
  • • Up to 3 months payment forbearance on existing mortgages

To learn more about the different relief options available, stop by any First Hawaiian Bank branch or call Customer Service Center at 1-888-844-4444.