News Releases

Commissioner’s Memorandum Regarding Use of Online Premium Tax for Insurance (“OPTins”) (PDF) Memorandum 2020-7E

Commissioner’s Memo Regarding Workers’ Compensation Adjuster License Renewal (PDF) IC Memo 2020-5LIC

Commissioner’s Memo Regarding Waivers of Certain Requirements for Insurers, Instructions, and Guidelines (PDF) Commissioner’s Memorandum 2020-4A

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is closely monitoring the emergency situation involving novel coronavirus or COVID-19, and understands the uncertainty individuals are facing concerning their insurance coverage under the changing landscape. While our offices are currently not open to the public until April 30 pursuant to Governor David Y. Ige’s Third Supplementary Proclamation ...
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The Insurance Commissioner is issuing Memorandum 2020-3I to encourage insurers selling insurance coverage in the State for all lines of insurance to be mindful of the difficulties individuals and businesses in the State are experiencing due to COVID-19. (PDF) Commissioner’s Memorandum 2020-3I

In response to the temporary closure of testing for licenses until April 16, 2020, the Insurance Commissioner is issuing this memo regarding state of Workers’ Compensation Adjuster licenses subject to renewal on April 16, 2020. (PDF) Commissioner’s Memorandum 2020-2LIC

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Insurance Commissioner is issuing this memo regarding all new, renewing, and reactivating licenses. Please see link below for the memorandum. (PDF) Commissioner’s Memorandum 2020-1LIC

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP) TRAINING Presented by the Department of Land & Natural Resources (DLNR), Hawaii Independent Insurance Agents (HIIA) & FEMA Insurance agents play an important role in helping homeowners, business owners, and renters understand and assess their risk and ensure they have the right type and amount of insurance to help protect ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Insurance Division DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLóN DIRECTOR COLIN M. HAYASHIDA INSURANCE COMMISSIONER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 14, 2019 SHOP AND COMPARE INSURANCE OPTIONS Annual Premium Comparison Guides Released to Help Consumers HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Insurance Division has released its ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLóN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 3, 2019 COLIN M. HAYASHIDA APPOINTED AS HAWAII INSURANCE COMMISSIONER HONOLULU – Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Director Catherine P. Awakuni Colón has named Colin M. Hayashida as insurance commissioner for the State of ...
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