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HUMAN RESOURCES - WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

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DIVISION HEAD:  Sommer Tokihiro

PHONE NUMBER:  (808) 961-8344

DESCRIPTION:  Administers the County’s self-insured workers’ compensation program, by providing management and oversight of all workers’ compensation claims made by employees who become ill or injured as a result of, or in the course of, their employment.  Determinations are made regarding compensation benefits, necessary treatment, and expenses related to the injury or illness, in accordance with Hawaii Workers’ Compensation law.  The division works with all departments to minimize lost time due to employee injuries and facilitates return to work as soon as practicable.