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HEMIC Selects Guidewire Products with Cloud Delivery Through PWC

Hawaii-based work comp provider to use PwC-hosted Guidewire core, data, and digital products to improve business agility and lower costs HONOLULU, Hawaii and FOSTER CITY, Calif., November 14, 2016 – Hawaii Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company (HEMIC), Hawaii’s largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, today announced that HEMIC has selected Guidewire InsuranceSuite™, Rating Management, and Client Data Management as its policy administration, underwriting, rating, client data management, billing, and claims management platform. The company has also selected Guidewire DataHub™ and InfoCenter as its data management and... Read More

HEMIC Named One of “Hawaii’s Best Workplaces 2016”

HEMIC has been honored in Pacific Business News’ 2016 awards for “Hawaii’s Best Workplaces”, which recognizes the excellent spirit and diverse characteristics of the top companies in Hawaii. This year, 23 companies made the list, and HEMIC is one of six honorees in the medium-sized company category. The honorees were chosen in part based on Quantum Workplaces’ “Best Places to Work” survey, which polls employees for engagement, “happiness factor” , corporate culture and benefits. Employee engagement was considered in six core areas: communication and resources, individual needs, manager effectiveness, personal engagement, team dynamics, and trust in leadership. HEMIC has been... Read More

HEMIC Directors Declare $3 Million Dividend

September 6, 2016 – HONOLULU.  The Board of Directors of Hawaii Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company, Inc. (HEMIC) has declared a $3 million dollar dividend payable to qualifying policyholders. This is the tenth consecutive year that the HEMIC Board of Directors has authorized a multi-million dollar dividend and, relative to earnings, the highest dividend share declared to date. With this dividend, HEMIC will have returned over $28 million dollars to Hawaii businesses over the last decade. Policyholders insured with HEMIC for more than one policy year and who possess demonstrated safety records qualify for the dividend, which will be distributed in... Read More

Hurricane Season Is Here

The start of summer in Hawaii also signals the beginning of hurricane season. This year, NOAA predicts ten to 16 named storms during the season, of which four to eight may be hurricanes, and one to four may become major hurricanes. Even without hurricane forces, tropical storms can cause major damage as well, which is why HEMIC encourages insurance agents, businesses and property holders to prepare both physically and financially for the hurricane season. We encourage everyone to review their insurance policies to make sure they adequately address all coverage needs. Our subsidiary, HIMI, can help agents and businesses find... Read More