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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR TY Y. NOHARA SECURITIES COMMISSIONER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 11, 2017 ­­­­­­ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL WINS LIFESMARTS HAWAII STATE COMPETITION HONOLULU – High school teams from across the state today participated in the 13th annual LifeSmarts Hawaii competition, held at the ...
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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2017 Office of Consumer Protection Urges Public to Redeem Wet Seal Gift Cards Wet Seal files for bankruptcy and for authorization to ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Administrative Hearings DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 9, 2017 DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through January 2017) HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2017 OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH WESTERN UNION The State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection today announced a ...
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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Insurance Division  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLóN DIRECTOR GORDON I. ITO INSURANCE COMMISSIONER   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 30, 2017  CONSUMERS ENCOURAGED TO EXPLORE INSURANCE OPTIONS Annual Publications Help Consumers Compare Insurance Premiums  HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Insurance Division released its ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Administrative Hearings DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2017 DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through December 2016) HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2017 Dean Nishina Named State’s Consumer Advocate HONOLULU – Dean Nishina has been named executive director for Department of Commerce and Consumer Affair’s Division of Consumer Advocacy (DCA), effective January 1. He has been serving ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR TY Y. NOHARA SECURITIES COMMISSIONER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 3, 2017 Securities Commissioner Orders Leilani Embernate and Joycelyn Embernate to Cease and Desist Asserts the Embernates and their company, Twin Stars of the Pacific, Inc., violated state anti-fraud provisions HONOLULU ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR TY Y. NOHARA SECURITIES COMMISSIONER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 3, 2017 First Quarter Hawaii Annual Business Reports Due HONOLULU — The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Business Registration Division (BREG) reminds businesses to file their annual business ...
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DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR Hawaiʻi receives waiver for Small Business Health Options Program under Affordable Care Act HONOLULU – The federal Department of Health and Human Services announced today that Hawaiʻi has been granted a State Innovation Waiver under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The waiver applies only to the Small Business Health Options Program. ...
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