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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2022 DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through February 2022) HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through the month of February ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR STEPHEN H.LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2022  STATE URGES HAWAII CONSUMERS IMPACTED BY MASSIVE 2021 T-MOBILE DATA BREACH TO TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT THEIR PERSONAL INFORMATION  HONOLULU — The Department of Commerce and ...
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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 28, 2022 STATE SECURES PRIVATE DEBT RELIEF FOR FORMER HAWAII ARGOSY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS Entities controlling Argosy student debt agree to cancel private debt across 12 campuses nationwide; includes $81,668 in relief for Hawaii students, bars further ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR AHLANI K. QUIOGUE LICENSING ADMINISTRATOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 17, 2022 DCCA Launches New Online Portal to Gather and Share Information for Sunset Memorial Cemetery HONOLULU — The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) launched a new website portal 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 February 14, 2022 Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs joins with 31 Other State Securities Regulators and the US Securities and Exchange Commission to Settle with Digital Asset Lending Platform BlockFi for $100 Million ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2022 SBA Disaster Assistance Available for Areas in Hawai‘i Damaged in ‘Kona Low’ Storms; Centers to Help Public Apply for Low-Interest Loans Opened January 31  HONOLULU – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) on Friday authorized ...
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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 February 1, 2022 Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Partners with CFTC and 26 State Securities Regulators to Stop $68 Million Precious Metals Scheme     HONOLULU — The Department of Commerce and ...
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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 28, 2022 DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through December 2021) 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 IKEDA COMMISSIONER OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2022   State Regulators Settle with Hundreds of Mortgage Loan Originators over SAFE Act Education Requirements Hawaii joins 42 others in multi-state enforcement action HONOLULU– The ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: STATE REGULATORS SETTLE WITH HUNDREDS OF MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATORS ORIGINIATORS

 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, 2022 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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