Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week to recognize the contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. This year, the SBA postponed National Small Business Week until further notice due to the Coronavirus. They are focused on vital financial relief programs to support the very businesses this week is traditionally dedicated to celebrating: SBA Coronavirus Relief Options. In Hawai`i, small businesses are the foundation of our community and our economy. They have provided more than half of our private sector jobs, serving as an important source of... Read More
It is with deep and humble appreciation that we say mahalo to the unsung heroes working hard during the era of COVID-19 to keep Hawai`i safe.
With the rapidly evolving situation and growing concerns over COVID-19, it goes without saying that the health and safety of our employees, customers and partners are paramount. As such, HEMIC has enforced safety measures — and with customer service our top priority — we are proceeding with our business continuity plan. In an effort to limit the number of people physically working in our office, most HEMIC employees have transitioned to remote work from home. We will maintain a small staff in the office to manage essential functions. To ensure a safe work environment, we have instituted strong protocols for... Read More
At HEMIC, we take the safety of our employees, agents, policyholders and injured workers seriously. We are dedicated to serving Hawai`i’s businesses and workers during this time. That’s why we are monitoring the current situation of the novel coronavirus, named COVID-19, and the impact it has on the communities we serve. We are committed to keeping you informed of our business continuity especially if the situation escalates. We are actively following the latest developments and will continue to follow the guidelines set forth by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Hawaii State Department of Health.