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Island Insurance Appoints Lyle Harada as Senior Vice President, Claims

Island Insurance, the state’s largest locally owned property and casualty (P&C) insurance carrier, has appointed Lyle Harada as Senior Vice President of its Claims Division. Harada will continue to be Claims Counsel and responsible for the strategic planning, development and management of all claims functions.

Prior to joining Island, Harada was a partner with the law firm of Kawashima, Lorusso & Harada, where he specialized in commercial litigation, professional negligence and insurance defense, representing business interests, health care and other professionals.

Harada graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law where he served on the Law Review, and is a graduate of Punahou School. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Queen’s Health Systems, Queen’s Medical Center and the North Hawaii Community Hospital. Harada is also a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association, American Bar Association, State Judicial Arbitration Commission and the Defense Research Institute.

Island Insurance Company, Ltd. is Hawaii’s largest locally-owned insurance carrier, offering a full range of property and casualty protection. Founded in downtown Honolulu, Island Insurance has been serving Hawaii’s families and businesses for over 75 years and is the only Hawaii-based company to be recognized as one of the Top 50 property & casualty insurers in the nation by the Ward Group for 10 consecutive years. Island Insurance holds a financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent) from A.M. Best Company. For more information, visit

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