Newcomer Resources

The following information will help students new to the island or state who may not be familiar with the various banking, utility, and retail companies that are in the nearby area.

This information is provided to you as a courtesy only by the Residential Life Office of Chaminade University of Honolulu (CUH). CUH disclaims any liability that may arise as a result of receiving unsatisfactory service by any company listed.

Financial Banks

Bank of Hawaii
Customer service: 1-888-643-3888
Nearest branch: 3600 Waialae Ave.

First Hawaiian Bank
Customer service: 1-808-844-4444
Nearest branch: 3599 Waialae Ave.

American Savings
Customer service: 1-808-627-6900
Nearest branch: 3221 Waialae Ave., and Market City Fooland Supermarket

Residential Telephone

Hawaiian Telcom
Customer service: 1-808-643-3456

Cellular Telephone

Verizon Wireless
Customer service: 1-800-922-0204
Nearest stores: 1712 S. King St. or Ala Moana Shopping Center

AT&T Wireless
Customer service: 1-808-627-8500
Nearest store: 3405 Waialae Ave.


Oceanic Cable
Customer Service: 1-808-625-8100
*Applicable to Waialae residence hall.

Supermarkets and Drugstores

  • Foodland Supermarket (walking distance)
  • Times Supermarket (walking distance)
  • Longs Drugs Store (walking distance)

Large Department Stores

  • K-Mart (15 minute drive)
  • Wal-Mart (10 minute drive)
  • Macy’s & Sears (Ala Moana Center- 10 minute drive)