Press Releases

HEMIC Receives BBB Torch Award for Ethical Business Practices

BBB Torch Awards showcase trust in the marketplace and honor local businesses and public charities for their outstanding commitment to fair, honest and ethical business practices. CEO Marty Welch said, “We are very proud to have been chosen from a field of 83 nominees for the BBB Torch Awards, and from three finalists in the ‘large company’ category. At this exciting time, as we celebrate our 20th anniversary, it is especially meaningful to be recognized as a company with integrity. We stand by Hawai’i’s workers in their time of need and by the local businesses we have served for the past 20 years." “This year Hawaii’s BBB saw a record-breaking number of nominations. Over 80 companies were nominated for this prestigious award,” stated Gregory Dunn, president and CEO, of Hawaii’s Better Business Bureau. “The 2017 winners have shown that ethics and integrity are core values of their organization and join an elite group of organizations that realize dealing fairly and honestly with employees, customers and partners are central to profitability and growth. They serve as role models in the community and it is an honor to present them with this award.”... Read More

HEMIC’s Holistic and Advanced Approach to Workers’ Compensation Highlighted in Emotional 20th Anniversary TV Commercial

Uplifting spot depicts how company helps return injured workers to productive lives FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 24, 2017 HONOLULU — As head of Hawaii’s leading workers’ compensation company, HEMIC CEO Marty Welch is passionate about sharing with people that the company’s true mission is more than selling insurance, paying medical bills or providing an income replacement benefit for individuals sidelined from their workplace because of an injury. “Those may be our day-to-day tasks and what most people think of when they hear our name HEMIC,” Welch said. “However, what we truly do is help employers run safe and productive... Read More

Tammy Teixeira Honored as “Women Who Mean Business” Industry Leader

From our entire team at HEMIC, we wish to congratulate Tammy Teixeira on being named an “Industry Leader” by the Women Who Mean Business program at Pacific Business News. The program honors industry leaders across a broad spectrum of industries in Hawai’i. The 2017 honorees were chosen from a field of more than 170 nominations and the winners will be awarded at a ceremony in early March. Tammy was chosen for her extraordinary leadership, innovation and mentorship in the Hawai’i insurance industry. Born and raised in Hawai’i, Tammy joined HEMIC as vice president of Agency Management & Service in March... Read More

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