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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

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.

 

REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF THE PACIFIC EXPANDS LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES FOR CFO WENDY MANUEL

REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF THE PACIFIC EXPANDS LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES FOR CFO WENDY MANUEL

The chief financial officer (CFO) for Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB), Wendy K. Manuel, CPA, has a new title of vice president and CFO for the organization.

 

Along with her duties of managing all financial activities for REHAB Hospital and Foundation as CFO, Manuel will now have several departments reporting to her. Her new scope of responsibilities will include the management of human resources, facilities, business development, patient financial services and the new physician’s clinic.

 

“With an increased number of employees reporting to the CFO, and in recognition of the improvements she has made to several departments at REHAB, we have added vice president to Ms. Manuel’s title,” said Timothy Roe, Ph.D and CEO of REHAB.

 

Prior to her position at REHAB, Manuel was a senior manager at Ernst & Young, LLP where she had worked for more than 20 years.

‘Rock the Box’ Art Contest Showcases Honolulu's Creative Talent

‘Rock the Box’ Art Contest Showcases Honolulu's Creative Talent

HONOLULU – Oahu Publications, Inc. (OPI), the publisher of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, invited local artists to “Rock The Box,” the newspaper boxes for its new weekly publication Metro that will launch on Oct. 1. Forty creative individuals were given the opportunity to use the Metro newspaper boxes as their personal canvases. All forty boxes will be displayed throughout the Honolulu area with free copies of the new Metro publication.

“Oahu Publications is thrilled by the tremendous responses and creativity for the ‘Rock The Box’ contest,” said Dennis Francis, OPI president and Honolulu Star-Advertiser publisher. “The variety of one-of-a-kind designs and artwork from the community really reflect the edgy, artistic and quirky style of our new Metro publication.”

HPR Launches On-air Fund Drive Oct. 1 with Goal of $1.03 Million

HPR Launches On-air Fund Drive Oct. 1 with Goal of $1.03 Million

Hawai‘i Public Radio goes on the air with its fall pledge drive “Celebration 2014” on Ocober 1st at 6:19 a.m. For the first time in many years, the station’s pledge goal of $1,032,000 remains the same as the last fund drive (in spring 2014). Early giving to Celebration 2014 totalling more than $100,000 has already reduced the remaining amount to be raised.

InkOff.MD offering free tattoo removal to survivors of breast cancer throughout October

InkOff.MD offering free tattoo removal to survivors of breast cancer throughout October

 

HONOLULUwww.inkoffhawaii.com – InkOff.MD today announced for the second year in a row, it will accept appointments from breast cancer survivors to remove radiation tattoos in their entirety, free of charge. The community service supports National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is observed in October.

 

“There are many patients fighting breast cancer who require a permanent marking on the breast skin while going through radiation treatment,” said Dr. W.Y. Chung MD, Owner and Chief Medical Officer of InkOff.MD. “InkOff.MD can make a difference in the lives of those patients who are interested in removing these radiation tattoos. Our PicoSure® laser will completely erase these tattoos, in the span of three to four treatments, with each session lasting about five minutes.”

 

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $220,000 to Community Organizations

 Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $220,000 to Community Organizations

Reinforcing its commitment to improving the total health and well-being of its community, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced five organizations who will benefit from a combined total of more than $220,000 in community grant funds.