HONOLULU — Nearly two months after Aloha Airlines closed shop, Aloha Airlines Federal Credit Union is in the early stages of revamping its image and brand after a 52-year affiliation with the carrier.

Roughly 1,000 members of the credit union’s 4,595 member base were impacted by the airline’s bankruptcy filing and subsequent shutdown on March 31. Most have requested loan deferments to help ease the transition, said Doug Mashino, spokesperson for the $31 million credit union. A few have moved to China, where there is a demand for aviation professionals. Others are searching for health care plans having lost coverage following Aloha Airlines’ demise.

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