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Honoring First Hemic CEO Robert Dove with Insurance Excellence Scholarship

Honoring First Hemic CEO Robert Dove with Insurance Excellence Scholarship

HONOLULU - Hawaii Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company (HEMIC) is honoring its first CEO

Robert L. Dove, Jr. by funding an endowed scholarship with a $230,000 gift. The Robert L. Dove, Jr.

Endowed Scholarship for Insurance Excellence, sponsored by HEMIC, will provide four-year renewable

scholarships to incoming freshmen who are graduates of a Hawai‘i high school and pursuing a business

degree at the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. A preference will be

given to students who express an interest in finance with a concentration in insurance and risk

management.
 

Dove was hired as HEMIC’s first CEO in 1997. He led the formation and growth of the company from an

idea with no funding, to what is today a model provider of workers’ compensation insurance. In 2012, he

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Hawai‘i Pacific University Ranks Among the Best Online MBA Programs

Hawai‘i Pacific University Ranks Among the Best Online MBA Programs

 

Hawai‘i Pacific University, known for one the state’s largest MBA programs, also boasts one of the strongest online MBA programs in the U.S., according to a recent survey of international business programs.

TheBestSchools.org — a leading resource for campus and online education — ranked HPU among the 25 Best Online MBA in International Business Degree Programs. HPU was ranked No. 18 and was the only Hawai‘i-based school on the list.

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Training

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Training
Interested in becoming an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor?  Upcoming Training:October 25 and 26 [9a-4p] at 4155 Diamond Head Rd, Honolulu, HI, 96816. Contact Sales Rep. Earl Yamaguchi at 808-456-0431 Cost: $500

David Carey Receives American Patriots Award from Honolulu Navy League

David Carey Receives American Patriots Award from Honolulu Navy League

David Carey, president and CEO of Outrigger Enterprises Group, has been recognized by the Honolulu Navy League with the organization’s prestigious American Patriots Award. The award was presented during the Navy League’s annual banquet held on September 19, 2014, at the Ala Moana Hotel. Carey was one of two American Patriots honored that evening with Colonel John R. Bates, United States Marine Corps (Ret.), also receiving the recognition.

 

The Honolulu Navy League American Patriots Award celebrates both military and civilian members of the community who represent the highest in individual patriotism and the spirit of service on behalf of their country and community.

 

During the program, Honolulu Navy League president, Captain Carlyle J. Devoe USN (Ret.), said, “David Carey is a very special man who has made it his personal mission to bridge the relationship between the civilian communities here in Hawaii and our military.

 

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Honolulu HomeLoans Welcomes Stefan Kant, Loan Officer

Honolulu HomeLoans Welcomes Stefan Kant, Loan Officer

 

Honolulu HomeLoans (HHL), Hawaii’s leading mortgage banker, is welcoming Stefan Kant to the team as a loan officer. In his new role, Kant will specialize in residential mortgage loan origination.

“As a graduate of Cornell University, Stefan Kant has an extensive background as a financial consultant and is looking to utilize his skills in the mortgage industry,” says Chief Production Officer, Andrew Kim.  “I’m glad to have Stefan with our company and am confident that his abilities will be of value to our customers.”

After graduating from Cornell University with a business degree, Kant worked in the finance industry in New York City for eight years, providing debt-structuring advice to municipalities and non-profits from around the country with BLX Group LLC. His career focused on helping projects obtain construction financing. Kant feels that helping a first-time buyer purchase their first home will be equally, if not more, rewarding.

Kahala Mall Announces New General Manager

Kahala Mall Announces New General Manager

HONOLULU – MMI Realty Services, Inc., a commercial and property management and leasing company, today announced Stephanie England as its new General Manager for Kahala Mall, Kapolei Shopping Center, Hunakai Office Building and Hawaii Opera Plaza. In her new position, England will lead all four properties, overseeing operations, leasing, capital projects and tenant coordination.  England is replacing Floyd Williamson who will be retiring in late October.

 

England most recently served as general manager of Kamehameha Shopping Center. She has worked with MMI Realty Services, Inc. for a number of years in various capacities and brings a wealth of property management, construction and operations experience to the four properties. 

 

Local Favorites Made Diabetes-Friendly At Zippy’s Restaurants

Local Favorites Made Diabetes-Friendly At Zippy’s Restaurants

Zippy’s dine-in locations on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island today rolled out healthier menu options for customers with diabetes and prediabetes. Customer favorites from their breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, including veggie omelettes, teri beef and broiled salmon, were modified to reduce fats, sugars and carbohydrates. The new menu, available during the month of October, was created in partnership with Kaiser Permanente Hawaii and the American Diabetes Association to offer better dining choices for the over 497,800 people in Hawaii who have diabetes or prediabetes.