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DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CLARE E. CONNORS ATTORNEY GENERAL STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION For Immediate Release                                                               March 31, 2020 Consumer Alert: Avoid COVID-19 Scams HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors and Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) Executive Director Stephen Levins are alerting Hawaii residents to ...
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Price Gouging Information

Posted on Mar 31, 2020 in Main

Price Gouging Price gouging is illegal in the State of Hawaii and the Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) has the authority to prosecute any business that engages in price gouging after a disaster has been declared by the Governor or President. In view of the coronavirus pandemic, OCP has issued stern warnings about price gouging ...
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COVID-19 Landlord Tenant FAQs

Posted on Mar 30, 2020 in Main

Governor David Ige’s recent emergency proclamations concerning the coronavirus invoked special legal requirements applicable to Landlords and Tenants in Hawaii. The Office of Consumer Protection has created FAQs pertaining to how these provisions impact their legal relationship. The guidance provided is current as of October 13, 2020 and may be subject to change per actions ...
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DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CLARE E. CONNORS ATTORNEY GENERAL STEPHEN H. LEVINS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION For Immediate Release                                                   March 16, 2020 SCAM ALERT: SCAMMERS ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF CORONAVIRUS FEARS HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors and Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection Executive Director Stephen Levins are urging ...
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COVID-19 CONSUMER RESOURCES

Posted on Mar 12, 2020 in Main

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is closely monitoring the emergency situation involving novel coronavirus or COVID-19, and offers information on consumer rights and tips to protect yourself against potential scams. CONSUMER SCAM ALERT Government agencies caution consumers to beware of ongoing COVID-19 Contact Tracing Scams COVID-19 Testing Scams Coronavirus Scams Consumers should be ...
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