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Use FHB Online or FHB Mobile1 to schedule one-time, future dated or recurring transfers2 between your First Hawaiian Bank accounts, or to/from your accounts at other financial institutions.

Types of Transfers2

  • Internal Transfers: You can transfer money to and from your First Hawaiian Bank checking, savings, money market, credit card, mortgage and line of credit accounts.

  • External Transfers: You can transfer money to and from your First Hawaiian Bank accounts and your accounts at other financial institutions.

  • Future-Dated Transfers: One-time internal or external transfer that is scheduled up to one year in advance.

  • Recurring Transfers: Recurring transfers are transfers between accounts that are for the same amount or between the same accounts at specified intervals, e.g., weekly, every 2 weeks, quarterly, etc.

Limits & Processing Times

  • Internal Transfers within FHB: Up to $99,999.99 per transaction and a maximum of $500,000 per day. Transfers made before 5pm HST (business days) will be transferred same day for deposit accounts and the next business day for loan accounts.

  • External Transfers outside FHB: Maximum of $5,000 per day and outstanding in-flight. Maximum of $10,000 in a rolling 30 day period. Transfers made before 7pm HST (business days) will be transferred within 3-5 business days.

"How To" Videos

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Frequently Asked Questions

Transfer FAQs: Transfers | External Transfers

  • How do I sign up for External Transfers?

    External Transfers are only available to customers registered for the FHB Online service and can be found under the “Transfers” section. To sign up for External Transfers sign onto FHB Online, go to the "Transfers" page, then click on the “External Transfers” link on the right and follow the instructions to set up your external accounts. When you sign up for this new feature, we will provide you with details about how it works (including important information about applicable fees and dollar limits).

  • What are trial deposits? How do I verify them?
    • STEP 1: Receive Trial Deposits

      Within three business days, we will make up to two small deposits into your source account.

    • STEP 2: Check Deposit Amounts

      Log into your source account to review the deposit amounts made. Deposits should appear as TRANSFER and/or ACCTVRFY. Write down the amounts for reference.

    • STEP 3: Confirm Deposit Amounts

      You will receive an email notification asking you to return to the service to confirm the deposit amounts. Log onto FHB Online, go to the Transfers page and click on the External Account Transfers link on the right side. Click on the “verify” link next to your source account and enter the deposit amounts. If the amounts entered by you match the amounts of the deposits we made, the account will be enabled immediately for External Transfers.

  • Can I transfer funds internationally?

    No, you can only transfer funds to accounts within the U.S.

View our Terms and Conditions for more information

1 You must be enrolled in FHB Online and have a mobile device with Internet to use FHB Mobile Banking.

2 Restrictions may apply. You can only transfer money between your own bank accounts at FHB or your accounts at other financial institutions.

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