Hawaii Redefines CUDiversity

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HONOLULU - (10/26/04) -- Credit unions that are seeking todiversify their boards could learn a thing or two from Hawaii,which has no majority ethnic group. "We are all minorities here,"said Hawaii CU League CEO Dennis Tanimoto, as he welcomed some1,900 attendees to CUNA's Future Forum, here. In fact, one boardmember from Kauaii Community CU noted one of the driving forcesbehind his being nominated to the board was his race: whitecaucasian. "They were looking for more diversity on the board," hesaid.

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