Mayoral proclamation celebrates credit unions

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    Mayor Derek Kawakami celebrates the many contributions done by Kaua‘i’s Credit Unions by proclaiming Oct. 21 as International Credit Union Day. Accepting the announcement are Conrad Rualizo of the Kaua‘i Teachers Federal Credit Union, Tess Shimabukuro of Gather Federal Credit Union, Charlene Garcia of the Garden Island Federal Credit Union, and Roy Tamashiro of McBryde Federal Credit Union.

LIHU‘E — When people couldn’t get help from anywhere, they took destiny into their own hands, said Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami Monday during the announcement of Oct. 21 being celebrated as International Credit Union Day.