Bank of Hawaii renews First Data Star network service contract

Source: First Data

Electronic commerce and payments leader First Data Corp. (NYSE:FDC) today announced that Bank of Hawaii Corp. (NYSE:BOH) has renewed its relationship with the STAR Network (STAR) for PIN-secured debit services.

Bank of Hawaii is the largest independent financial institution in the state of Hawaii.

The renewal extends Bank of Hawaii's current membership in the First Data STAR Network and reflects the financial institution's continued confidence in STAR as a leading provider of PIN-secured debit access through ATMs and at the point-of-sale (POS).

"We are delighted that Bank of Hawaii has chosen to renew its relationship with STAR," said Debra Janssen, president of First Data Debit Services. "As a valued member of the STAR Network, Bank of Hawaii will continue to benefit from our comprehensive debit offerings and extensive network."

First Data and the STAR Network serve more than 5,700 financial institutions across the U.S. and provide cardholders with account access at approximately 1.9 million ATMs and retail locations. There are 134 million cards carrying the STAR logo.

"We look forward to continuing to work with STAR and First Data," said Bob Makahilahila, senior vice president of Bank of Hawaii. "Providing reliable and innovative PIN-secured debit services is an important part of our commitment to offer customers first rate products and services."

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