News Releases 2017

06/23/2017: PROJECT MĀLAMA KĀKOU – HAWAII SEXUAL ASSAULT KIT INITIATIVE (SAKI) WEBSITE LAUNCHES TODAY

06/23/2017: MEDIA ADVISORY

06/21/2017: MAN SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR POSSESSING AND DISSEMINATING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

06/20/2017: PARTIES DISMISS LAWSUIT IN ADVANCE OF TRANSITION OF MAUI HOSPITALS TO KAISER

06/20/2017: MULTIPLE SEX OFFENDERS CHARGED WITH FAILING TO REGISTER LOCATION

06/20/2017: HAWAII ARGUES TO U.S. SUPREME COURT THAT TRUMP TRAVEL BAN IS UNNECESSARY AND UNLAWFUL

06/19/2017: DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDS AUCTION OF SEIZED AND FORFEITED PROPERTY THIS WEEKEND

06/14/2017: MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR LAWSUIT AGAINST STATE DISMISSED

06/12/2017: NINTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS AFFIRMS DECISION IN HAWAII V. TRUMP

06/12/2017: MEDIA ADVISORY

06/12/2017: HAWAII FILES TRAVEL BAN OPPOSITION IN U.S. SUPREME COURT

06/08/2017: NO CRIMINAL CHARGES REGARDING DOG FATALITY INCIDENT AT DANIEL K. INOUYE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

06/07/2017: HAWAII OFFICIALS URGE U.S. CONGRESS TO REJECT ANTI-CONSUMER LEGISLATION

06/06/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN AND OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STEVE LEVINS DEMAND U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HELP HAWAII STUDENTS VICTIMIZED BY FOR-PROFIT SCHOOLS

06/05/2017: HAWAII JOINS “WE ARE STILL IN” COALITION IN SUPPORT OF PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT

06/01/2017: ACCUSED IOLANI PALACE VANDAL INDICTED

05/31/2017: STATE OF HAWAII RECEIVES $2.5 MILLION PAYMENT FROM VOLKSWAGEN

05/25/2017: STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN REGARDING TODAY’S FOURTH CIRCUIT RULING AGAINST TRUMP TRAVEL BAN

05/22/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN JOINS 32 ATTORNEYS GENERAL URGING CONGRESS TO OPPOSE ELIMINATION OF FUNDING FOR LEGAL SERVICES

05/18/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL CHIN URGES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO RESCIND HARSH NEW SENTENCING GUIDELINES

05/18/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL CHIN TAKES ACTION TO PROTECT AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE

05/18/2017: U.S. SUPREME COURT TURNS DOWN FURTHER REVIEW OF HAWAII’S OPEN PRIMARY ELECTIONS

05/17/2017: CHILD PORNOGRAPHY DISTRIBUTOR SENT TO JAIL

05/15/2017: NINTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS HEARS ARGUMENTS IN HAWAII V. TRUMP

05/11/2017:  ATTORNEY GENERAL CHIN ANNOUNCES INDICTMENT OF BRETT S. COLBERT FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

05/11/2017:  ATTORNEY GENERAL CHIN JOINS 37 STATES AND D.C. CALLING FOR EXPANSION OF MEDICAID FRAUD AUTHORITY

05/03/2017: HAWAII FIREARM PERMITS AND REGISTRATIONS INCREASE IN 2016

04/25/2017: NATIONAL TAKE-BACK INITIATIVE: TURN IN YOUR UNUSED OR EXPIRED MEDICATIONS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017

04/24/2017: FURLOUGH ESCAPEE CHARGED

04/24/2017: TRAVEL BAN CASE UPDATE: HAWAII FILES ANSWERING BRIEF WITH THE NINTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

04/20/2017: STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN IN RESPONSE TO U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL SESSION’S RECENT COMMENT

04/18/2017: HAWAII ATTORNEY GENERAL SUPPORTS FEDERAL RULE REQUIRING RETIREMENT ADVISORS TO PUT CLIENTS AHEAD OF THEIR OWN PROFITS

04/13/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL CHIN URGES HAWAII RESIDENTS TO SUBMIT CLAIMS FOR PROVIGIL SETTLEMENT

04/07/2017: APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

04/05/2017: SUPREME COURT ALLOWS HAWAII STATE HOSPITAL DECISION TO INVOLUNTARILY MEDICATE MICHAEL LAWRENCE TO STAND

04/04/2017: FORMER WAIANAE COMMUNITY OUTREACH DIRECTOR SENTENCED

04/03/2017: APRIL IS ALCOHOL RESPONSIBILITY MONTH

03/31/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN JOINS COALITION URGING CONGRESS NOT TO CUT FUNDING FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

03/29/2017: TRAVEL BAN CASE UPDATE: COURT GRANTS CONVERSION OF TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER TO PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION

03/21/2017: TRAVEL BAN CASE UPDATE: HAWAII SEEKS CONVERSION OF TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER TO PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION

03/20/2017: WOMAN CHARGED FOR SUBMITTING WORTHLESS CHECKS TO TAX DEPARTMENT

03/15/2017: MEDIA ADVISORY

03/11/2017: HONOLULU HOSTS MEETING OF WESTERN STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL THIS WEEK

03/08/2017: MEDIA ADVISORY

03/08/2017: HAWAII ASKS FEDERAL COURT TO BLOCK IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW TRAVEL BAN ORDER

03/08/2017: STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN REGARDING ACTIVITY TODAY IN HAWAII V. TRUMP

03/06/2017: STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN IN RESPONSE TO THE PRESIDENT’S NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER

03/03/2017: HAWAII SUPPORTS TRANSGENDER RIGHTS CASE IN UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT

03/02/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL CHIN JOINS 39 OTHER STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN LAWSUIT OVER INFLATED DRUG PRICES

02/28/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN QUESTIONS PRESIDENT TRUMP IN D.C. ABOUT TRAVEL BAN

02/27/2016: TWO SEPARATE INCIDENTS OF THEFT FROM THE STATE OF HAWAII RESULT IN FELONY CHARGES

02/24/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN SUPPORTS PROTECTING STUDENTS AND TAXPAYERS AGAINST BAD ACTORS IN FOR-PROFIT EDUCATION

02/23/2017: OAHU MAN INDICTED FOR ELECTRONIC ENTICEMENT OF A CHILD

02/17/2017: TWO MEN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF KAUAI POLICE OFFICERS

02/14/2017: HAWAII TRAVEL BAN LAWSUIT ADDS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM CLAIM

02/10/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL LETTER REGARDING COMMERCIAL FISHING INDUSTRY AT HONOLULU HARBOR

02/09/2017: STATEMENT REGARDING NINTH CIRCUIT RULING AGAINST TRUMP TRAVEL BAN

02/08/2017: CHILD PORNOGRAPHY DISSEMINATOR SENTENCED

02/07/2017: HAWAII CASE STAYED SO LONG AS NATIONWIDE ORDER BLOCKING PRESIDENT’S IMMIGRATION BAN REMAINS IN PLACE

02/07/2017: MEDIA ADVISORY

02/03/2017: HAWAII V. TRUMP

02/03/2017: MEDIA ADVISORY

01/31/2017: STATE LEGISLATIVE CANDIDATE CHARGED FOR DISTRIBUTION OF UNAUTHORIZED MAILERS

01/29/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN OPPOSES EXECUTIVE ORDER ON IMMIGRATION

01/24/2017: COURT DISMISSES SANDWICH ISLES COMMUNICATIONS LAWSUIT AGAINST THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

01/24/2017: HAWAII ATTORNEY GENERAL JOINS 15 STATES AND D.C. IN DEFENSE OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL AGENCY

01/20/2017: ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN VOICES OPPOSITION TO TWO PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATIONS

01/10/2017: REPEAT WELFARE FRAUDSTER SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS PRISON

01/06/2017: NEW SOLICITOR GENERAL CLYDE WADSWORTH NAMED

01/05/2017: COURT DISMISSES CAMPBELL HIGH SCHOOL FACILITIES LAWSUIT

01/05/2017: MEDIA ADVISORY

01/04/2017: MALE NURSE’S AIDE PLEADS NO CONTEST TO SLAPPING 93-YEAR OLD DEMENTIA PATIENT