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2019

04/02/2019

First Insurance Company of Hawaii Names Two New Members to Advisory Board

First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) has announced the appointment of Dr. Charles “Chip” Fletcher and Susan Eichor to its Advisory Board.

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02/21/2019

Carrying Optional Auto Coverages and High Enough Limits Is Worth the Price

First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd. (FICOH) encourages Hawaii drivers to educate themselves on their auto insurance policy and assess if they would be adequately protected in the event of a serious accident.

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01/18/2019

First Insurance Donates Record Amount to Hawaii Nonprofits in 2018

In 2018, First Insurance Company of Hawaiiʻs (FICOH) charitable donations totaled a record $882,000, exceeding 2017 donations by more than 25 percent and benefiting more than 100 local nonprofit organizations and projects.

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01/08/2019

First Insurance Maintains A+ Rating from A.M. Best

A.M. Best Co., a global credit rating agency that focuses on the insurance industry, has affirmed the superior Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A+ for First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH).

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10/29/2018

First Insurance Company of Hawaii Promotes Kei Kobayashi to Vice President & FiRMS COO

First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) has announced the promotion of Kei Kobayashi to Vice President. In addition, Kobayashi will be assuming the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) of First Risk Management Services (FiRMS), a FICOH subsidiary that delivers non-standard risk solutions.

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10/26/2018

First Insurance Company of Hawaii Earns Gold in Workplace Health Achievement Index

First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) has been awarded the highest level of achievement – gold level status – in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2018 Workplace Health Achievement Index.

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10/15/2018

First Insurance Company of Hawaii Hires Lance Kawano

First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) has hired Lance Kawano as vice president of FICOH and president of First Risk Management Services (FiRMS). FiRMS is a FICOH subsidiary that delivers non-standard risk solutions, including excess & surplus and captive insurance arrangements. 

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10/02/2018

First Insurance Co. of Hawaii Donates $40,000 to Hawaii Meals on Wheels

First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) topped off its five-month social media campaign to celebrate and honor Hawaii’s kupuna with a $40,000 donation to Hawai‘i Meals on Wheels (HMoW) at its annual gala held Sept. 28 at the Honolulu Country Club. The donation will allow the nonprofit organization to deliver 2,500 meals to homebound seniors and those who are disabled.

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08/22/2018

First Insurance Company of Hawaii Claim Reporting Contacts & Guidelines

With the approach of Hurricane Lane, First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) will be dispatching additional catastrophe adjusters from the mainland and has arranged for catastrophe call center operators to be available to take claims.

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07/02/2018

First Insurance Co. of Hawaii Shines Spotlight on Kupuna Recipes with 'Family Favorites' Recipe Contest

Our kupuna have fed us, loved us, and supported us. To celebrate their contributions to our lives and Hawaii as a whole, First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd. (FICOH) is launching a “Family Favorites Recipe Contest” highlighting the favorite local dishes our parents and grandparents have prepared for us over the years.   

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05/15/2018

First Insurance's Community Support in 2017 Topped $700,000 and 2,000 Volunteer Hours

More than 100 community nonprofit organizations and projects benefited in 2017 from financial contributions from First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) and through volunteer hours donated by its employees. First Insuranceʻs philanthrophic donations last year surpassed $700,000 and its employees’ volunteer hours exceeded 2,000 hours.   

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04/02/2018

First Insurance and Hawaii Meals on Wheels Invite the Community to #MalamaOurKupuna

First Insurance and Hawaii Meals on Wheels Invite the Community to #MalamaOurKupuna.   

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01/16/2018

First Insurance Co. of Hawaii Promotes Kim Ebanez to Assistant Vice President

To help protect local businesses against the growing peril of data breaches and cyber attacks, First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd. (FICOH) has introduced a cyber liability insurance product and bundle of services for the small business commercial market.   

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01/10/2018

First Insurance Co. of Hawaii Provides Commercial Customers with Cyber Liability Protection

To help protect local businesses against the growing peril of data breaches and cyber attacks, First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd. (FICOH) has introduced a cyber liability insurance product and bundle of services for the small business commercial market.   

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01/02/2018

First Insurance Co. of Hawaii Announces Cash Bonuses and Charitable Foundation Contributions

First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd. (FICOH) announced today that it is rewarding all employees below the Assistant Vice President level with cash bonuses of $1,000, payable January 12th.   

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