Cars

Tows Directed by Police

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 in Cars, OCP

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Read More Tows Directed by Police Here is what Hawaii State Law says about tows performed at the direction of the police. Hawaii Law sets maximum amounts that can be charged for towing vehicles and requires towing operators to disclose those maximums to consumers. Under the law, the maximum rate allowed is the lower of (a) the rates agreed upon ...
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Motor Vehicle Repairs

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 in Cars, RICO

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Read More Motor Vehicle Repairs Don’t let an unlicensed mechanic or repair dealer steer you wrong. In Hawaii, motor vehicle repair dealers and mechanics must be licensed by the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs before they can work on the mechanical parts of your car. Licensing is enforced by RICO, the Regulated Industries Complaints Office. To find ...
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Used Car Sales and Warranty Law

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 in Cars, RICO

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Read More Used Car Sales and Warranty Law Hawaii’s Used Car Sales and Warranty Law protects consumers who buy used vehicles from motor vehicle dealer in Hawaii. The law requires motor vehicle dealers to provide consumers with written information about any known material mechanical defects that may affect the safety and use of a motor vehicle. The law also requires dealers ...
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Buying a Used Car

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 in Cars, RICO

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Read More Buying a Used Car Buying a car – new or used – can be exciting! RICO offers the following information to help steer you in the right direction! First, do some research before leaving the house…think about the car model and the options you want, so you have an idea of how much you will need to ...
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Read More Hawaii’s New Motor Vehicle Lemon Law Hawaii’s New Motor Vehicle Lemon Law establishes a procedure and forum for resolving complaints between consumers and motor vehicle manufacturers. Under Hawaii’s New Motor Vehicle Lemon Law, a consumer buying a new motor vehicle in this state should receive from the dealer, a written notice explaining the consumer’s lemon law rights and the ...
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Buying a New Car

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 in Cars, RICO

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Read More Buying a New Car Buying a car can be exciting! RICO offers consumers the following information to help steer you in the right direction! First, do some research before leaving the house! Think about the car model and the options you may want, so you have an idea of how much you will need to spend. Then, ...
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Buying a New Car: Advertising

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 in Cars, RICO

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Read More Buying a New Car: Advertising Don’t let a misleading car advertisement steer you wrong. Hawaii law makes it illegal for car dealers to use certain terms when advertising new and used cars.  Specifically, terms or phrases that may mislead consumers into believing that what they’re getting is a bargain, when in fact, it’s not. Words such as ‘wholesale,’ ...
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Car Rentals

Posted on Mar 27, 2013 in Cars, OCP

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Read More Car Rentals   Whether traveling for fun or business, the use of a rental car often becomes a foremost concern and major convenience that can’t be done without.  Here are some things you should know about rental car policies and what your rights are as a consumer.   No car rental company can require a ...
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Read More Towing Abandoned Vehicles Here is what Hawaii State Law says about towing abandoned vehicles. Section 290-11, of the Hawaii Revised Statutes requires the owner or occupant of a property to post a sign stating that unauthorized parking is not allowed and violators will be towed away. The sign must be large and conspicuous enough to be ...
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