HAWAII CREDIT UNION League, on behalf of Hawaii’s 85 credit unions, donated $11,898.92 to underwrite Biz Kid$ programming on PBS Hawaii. Biz Kid$ is the award-winning television series broadcaston PBS affiliate stations nationwide that teaches children how to make and manage money.
“We believe that PBS Hawaii’s commitment to quality programming provides the perfect venue to teach and promote the values of savings, budgeting and investing through Biz Kid$,” said League President Dennis Tanimoto on behalf of its member credit unions. As not-for-profit cooperative financial institutions, Hawaii credit unions believe in the philosophy of “people helping people,” and are proud to support PBS Hawaii in providing quality financial education forthe keiki of Hawaii.
Biz Kid$ will debut on Saturday, March 5th at 12 noon, on PBS Hawaii. (PBS Hawaii Channels are KHET Channel 11.1, Basic Cable Channel 10, Digital Channel 90, and HD Channel 1010.) There are 26 episodes that will air every week; after 26 weeks, PBS Hawaii will re-telecast each episode for another 26 weeks, for a total of 52 weeks. As headlines of financial problems continue to dominate thenews, the financial literacy of our youth—our future economic leaders—is more critical than ever. Biz Kid$ is an entertaining, fast-paced series that teaches kids how to use credit wisely and how to be their own financial managers. Produced in High Definition (HD) by thecreators of the Emmy Award-winning series Bill Nye the Science Guy, BizKid$ illustrates the importance of saving, budgeting, investing, and giving back to the community.
-Hawaii’s Credit Union