I was able to solve this issue with the help of folks in this thread and some other threads.
Updating here with what worked and didn’t work, in case it is helpful for other people facing the same issue.
BreBo: Thanks for the tip about KextBeast. I was lucky that owner/permissions weren’t the...
I have been running High Sierra on an Intel NUC very happily for about a year now, and wanted to get ready to move it over to Mojave.
Following the guide at https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/update-directly-to-macos-mojave.260654/, I started by updating to the latest version of Clover...
My problem is solved thanks to the NUC7 specific guide from RehabMan here: https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/guide-intel-kaby-lake-nuc7-using-clover-uefi-nuc7i7bnh-nuc7i5bnk-nuc7i3bnh-etc.233241/
I’m leaving this up in case someone else in a similar situation has a similar issue!