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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 May 4, 2022 Office of Consumer Protection Secures $450,000 for Consumers Deceived by TurboTax Office of Consumer Protection Joins All 50 States in Agreement with TurboTax Owner Intuit ...
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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 27, 2022 Refunds from Western Union for Scams HONOLULU — The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) ...
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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 25, 2022 DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through March 2022) 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 Professional and Vocational Licensing Division DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR AHLANI K. QUIOGUE LICENSING ADMINISTRATOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2022 REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO HOLD FREE VIRTUAL “CONDORAMA VIII” EDUCATION EVENT HONOLULU — The Real Estate Commission, together with Community Associations Institute Hawaii Chapter ...
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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 February 22, 2022 DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through January 2022) 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 DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR TY Y. NOHARA SECURITIES COMMISSIONER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2022 State Hosts Financial Literacy On the Go! — Investor Education for All HONOLULU — The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), Office of the Securities Commissioner (OSC) ...
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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 1, 2022 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 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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