Investor Education Program

Investor Education Program 2020 Update:

Investor Alert: The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner is reminding Hawaii investors to be vigilant and wary of scammers who may seek to capitalize on the financial devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, using fear and emotions to try and take your hard-earned money.

Stay Connected! Follow HiSecurities on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. We will be sharing up-to-date information with the community through our social media handles. If you have any questions you may call (808)586-2737 or email [email protected] for any other questions.

Mahalo & Stay Safe!


The Investor Education Program is here to provide you with FREE investor education materials and resources.  Use the links below to access information for viewing and/or printing.

Investor Education Materials
We’ve created handouts on topics such as Who We Are (the Office of the Securities Commissioner), How to Spot a Con Artist, Common Threats to Hawaii Investors, and more.  Here, you will also find a link to Hawaii’s Fraud Prevention and Resource Guide (1st and 2nd Editions).

Investor Education Presentations
The Investor Education Program offers free securities-related presentations.  Here, you will find information on the topics we have available and how you can schedule a presentation.


National Resources
This section contains links to national organizations and agencies who provide FREE investor education resources and materials.
Military Resources
This section contains links to resources for our service members and their families.
Resources for Students
This section contains links to resources for those who want learn more about investor education and the securities industry.  Here, you will also find links to the LifeSmarts Hawaii and Hawaii Stock Market Simulation programs.


Empowering Our Kupuna
This section is dedicated to Hawaii’s Kupuna (senior citizens) who are among the most targeted for fraud and scams.  Here, you will find information for Kupuna, their family and caregivers to help protect against financial scams and/or securities fraud.