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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2018 Hawai‘i Reaches $7 Million Settlement With Takata Over Dangerous Airbags The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Office of Consumer Protection on behalf of the State of Hawai‘i today announced a settlement with Takata Corporation and its U.S. subsidiary, TK Holdings, Inc. (Takata) over the State’s claims that Takata ...
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May 1, 2018 HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection is warning consumers of a new telephone scam in which consumers receive calls from potential scammers impersonating the Chinese Consulate. Consumers around the country, including those in Hawaii, have reported receiving calls or messages in Mandarin Chinese demanding payment in exchange for ...
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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 December 4, 2017 Victims of Fraud May Now Seek Compensation From $586M Western Union Fund HONOLULU – Stephen Levins, executive director of the State ...
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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 November 20, 2017 Consumer Alert: Consumers Holding Island Air Tickets Should Seek Refunds Immediately Office of Consumer Protection Advises Ticket Holders to Contact Credit ...
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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 October 19, 2017 OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION ANNOUNCES $1.2 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY OVER DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCH HONOLULU – Stephen Levins, executive ...
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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 October 4, 2017 STATE OF HAWAII TO INTRODUCE BILL FOR FREE CREDIT FREEZES HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) ...
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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 September 8, 2017 STATE OF HAWAII OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION INVESTIGATING MASSIVE EQUIFAX DATA BREACH URGES HAWAII RESIDENTS TO BE VIGILANT HONOLULU – Stephen ...
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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 May 24, 2017 State of Hawai‘i Files Lawsuit Against Toyota, Nissan, and Ford Relating to Vehicles with Faulty Takata Airbags HONOLULU–The Department of ...
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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 May 17, 2016   Consumer Alert: State Urges Consumers with Aeropostale Gift Cards to Redeem Unused Balances Immediately Company files for bankruptcy; consumers ...
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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 May 13, 2016 State of Hawaii Files First Lawsuit Relating to Faulty Takata Airbags HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affair’s Office ...
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