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First Insurance Company of Hawaii Promotes Kevin Kurosu to Vice President


Kaela Wasnich, Sr. Corporate Communications Specialist
First Insurance Co. of Hawaii
(808) 527-7388

HONOLULU – First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) has announced the promotion of Kevin Kurosu to vice president of commercial underwriting, effective October 1, 2019.

Kurosu joined FICOH in 2004 as an associate underwriter in commercial underwriting. Over the past 15 years, he has earned three promotions: he became a supervisor in 2009, manager in 2014, and assistant vice president in 2017. Before joining FICOH, Kurosu worked for National Interstate and American Express Financial Advisors.

“Kevin has moved up the ranks and grown as a leader during his time at FICOH. We value his expertise in commercial underwriting, his calm and composed manner, and his excellent management skills,” said Steve Tabussi, Executive Vice President of FICOH. “He will be a great addition to our executive team.” 

Kurosu earned his bachelor’s degree from Washington State University.

About First Insurance Company of Hawaii

Founded in 1911, First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd. is the oldest and largest property and casualty insurer domiciled in Hawaii, with assets of $667.8 million, liabilities of $387.6 million, and policyholders’ surplus of $280.1 million as of December 31, 2018.

First Insurance, a member of the Tokio Marine North America (TMNA) group of companies, enjoys an “A+” rating from A.M. Best Co.

Proud of its broadly experienced, service-oriented staff, First Insurance employs more than 350 insurance professionals and distributes its products through 26 independent general agencies. First Insurance was named 2018 Kupuna Advocate of the Year by Hawaii Meals on Wheels (HMOW) for its exemplary support of HMOW and other organizations that serve seniors. It was also awarded the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Gold Achievement for 2018.

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