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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DIVISION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR IRIS K. IKEDA COMMISSIONER OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2020 Updated Guidance For Paycheck Protection Program Loan Applications Honolulu – In response to the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) recent announcement regarding additional requirements ...
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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 April 10, 2020 DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through March 2020) 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 DIVISION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR IRIS K. IKEDA COMMISSIONER OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2020 Banking and Financial Resources Available During COVID-19 Honolulu – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Division of Financial Institutions encourages the ...
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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 April 2, 2020 Second 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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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 April 1, 2020 STATE PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR HOMEOWNERS AND RENTERS HONOLULU – The Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) is providing answers to the ...
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DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CLARE E. CONNORS ATTORNEY GENERAL STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION For Immediate Release                                                               March 31, 2020 Consumer Alert: Avoid COVID-19 Scams HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors and Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) Executive Director Stephen Levins are alerting Hawaii residents to ...
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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 March 29, 2020 Franchise Filings Deadline Extended HONOLULU — The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner has extended the deadline for franchise filings to April ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2020 DCCA ENCOURAGES USE OF ONLINE SERVICES Offices Closed to Walk-Ins in Effort to Contain COVID-19  Honolulu – Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) offices statewide are CLOSED ...
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DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR IRIS IKEDA COMMISSIONER OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS LEN HIGASHI ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION HAWAII LAUNCHES FIRST SANDBOX FOR DIGITAL CURRENCY State of Hawaii’s “Digital Currency Innovation Lab” seeks applicants for first pilot program For Immediate Release March 17, 2020 HONOLULU – March 17 ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Professional and Vocational Licensing Division DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR CHARLENE L.K. TAMANAHA LICENSING ADMINISTRATOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2020 COMBAT SPORTS TO BE SUSPENDED IN HAWAII UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Actions taken to prevent spread of COVID-19 and to protect well-being of the public ...
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