HONOLULU (5/5/09)--Humio Okimoto, former board member for the Hawaii Credit Union League (HCUL) and long-time credit union volunteer, died April 14 at the age of 83 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. Okimoto was an HCUL board member for eight years and its chairman for four years. He served the national credit union movement as a Credit Union National Association (CUNA) national director, as a member of CUNA’s future committee, and 20 years as a member of the CUNA Mutual Group board of directors, including a stint as its chairman. He was a pioneer in Hawaii’s credit union movement, and his service spanned half a century. He was secretary and president of the HCUL’s Valley Isle Chapter for more than a decade. Okimoto also served the statewide credit union movement as a member of the league’s annual convention, personnel, planning, ad hoc policy review, bylaws and finance committees.