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
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