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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 ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DCCA, 31 Other States, and SEC to Settle with BlockFi for 0 Million

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 ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: SBA DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR ‘KONA LOW’ STORMS

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 ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DCCA PARTNERS WITH CFTC & 26 STATE SECURITIES REGULATORS

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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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 28, 2021 DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through November 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 DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR TY Y. NOHARA SECURITIES COMMISSIONER   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 17, 2021 Final High School Teams Set for the 2022 Hawaii LifeSmarts Virtual State Competition HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Final High School Teams Set for the 2022 Hawaii LifeSmarts Virtual State Competition

 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2021 DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through October 2021) HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through October 2021)