Securities

Securities has 3 branches: Compliance; Enforcement; and Investor Education. Organizationally, these branches fall under the Business Registration Division, which is administered by the Securities Commissioner.

REGULATE: Securities Compliance Branch

This branch is responsible for the registration of securities, broker-dealers and their sales agents, investment advisers and their representatives doing business in Hawaii.

PROTECT: Securities Enforcement Branch

This branch receives and investigates complaints regarding potential violations of Hawaii securities laws and prosecutes securities fraud and other securities violations.

EDUCATE: Investor Education Program

This branch provides free investor information & educational presentations and develops outreach projects for Hawaii’s people.

To report fraud call 58-SCAMS(587-2267)
or call toll-free 1-877-HI SCAMS (1-877-447-2267)