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eLife Checking

Reward yourself with a personal checking account that pays you back. HawaiiUSA’s eLife Checking is your answer when you need a convenient and hassle-free account.
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eLife Checking

Consider how eLife Checking gives you the benefits you want in a checking account. With no set-up fees and easy access, it’s here to help you with competitive rates paid on your deposits. 

  • Open your account with a minimum $20 deposit
  • No set-up fee, monthly account service fee or minimum balance requirement (after account opening)
  • HawaiiUSA FCU’s Debit MasterCard® with zero liability protection
  • Access Online and Mobile Banking services
  • Direct Deposit automatically deposits your paycheck, quickly and securely
  • Receive one complimentary box of HawaiiUSA custom checks per rolling twelve months
  • Opt-in for Overdraft Protection to avoid costly fees and delays
  • Give yourself peace of mind with ID Theft Restoration

Reward yourself with one free box of HawaiiUSA FCU Custom Checks per rolling twelve months1, Premium Rates2, and nationwide ATM fee reimbursements3 of up to $20 at the end of each month just by meeting three qualifications during each statement cycle4:

  • Use your Enhanced Debit MasterCard® for 10 or more purchases
  • Sign up for and use our direct deposit, ACH services and/or HawaiiUSA Online Bill Pay
  • Enroll in eStatements


2020 eLife checking qualifications

2019 eLife checking qualifications

(1) Complimentary Box of HawaiiUSA FCU Custom Checks: One (1) free box of HawaiiUSA FCU Custom Checks upon opening and every rolling twelve (12) months thereafter when qualifications are met.

(2) Premium Rates: Annual Percentage Yield. Premium Rates of 1.50% APY paid on average daily balances of $10,000 and below and 0.20% APY paid on average daily balances over $10,000 each monthly cycle when monthly qualifications have been met. If monthly qualifications are not met, a base rate of 0.05% APY will be paid on the average daily balance. Rates current as of 06/01/19 and may change anytime after the account has been opened. Minimum $20 is required to open this account. No minimum balance is required. Subject to other HawaiiUSA FCU account terms and conditions. Other fees may apply which could reduce your earnings. A minimum $5 is required to open a HawaiiUSA FCU Share savings account (if applicable). Member must be eligible for and obtain a HawaiiUSA FCU Debit Card.

(3) Nationwide ATM Fee Reimbursements: There is a maximum $20 nationwide ATM fee reimbursement per account qualification cycle when requirements are met.

(4) Qualification Cycle: Each qualification cycle ends on the second to the last day of each month. The eLife Checking: Qualifications document—which contains the various qualification cycles and other important information—is available to download or can be obtained at any HawaiiUSA FCU branch. Your debit card transactions and direct deposit/ACH transactions must be posted or cleared on the account to be counted within each qualification cycle. It may take up to three business days before the transaction posts or clears the account.