News Releases 2018

08/13/2018: HAWAII CONCLUDES TRAVEL BAN CASE

08/08/2018: (Amended) SUPREME COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF STATE IN APPEAL RELATING TO THIRTY METER TELESCOPE

08/02/2018: ATTORNEY GENERAL JOINS STATEMENT OF INTENT TO SUE OVER EPA ROLLBACK OF CLEAN CAR RULE

07/23/2018: HAWAII JOINS COALITION OF ATTORNEYS GENERAL TO PROTECT DREAMERS AND PRESERVE DACA

07/23/2018: ATTORNEY GENERAL PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND POLITICAL ACTIVITY

07/19/2018: Joint Press Release – Office of Consumer Protection and the Department of the Attorney General Announce “Operation Donate with Honor”

07/09/2018: STATE’S CASE AGAINST CIBER, INC. INSURERS WILL PROCEED IN HAWAII

06/26/2018: STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL SUZUKI REGARDING SUPREME COURT RULING UPHOLDING TRAVEL BAN IN HAWAII V. TRUMP

06/07/2018: ATTORNEY GENERAL URGES SENIORS TO WATCH FOR FRAUD AS THEY RECEIVE NEW MEDICARE CARDS

06/06/2018: MEDIA ADVISORY – ATTORNEY GENERAL RUSSELL SUZUKI TO HOLD NEWS CONFERENCE REGARDING NEW MEDICARE CARDS AND FRAUD PROTECTION

05/31/2018: FORMER KAUAI POLICE OFFICER CONVICTED OF CYBERSTALKING

05/22/2018: SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS STATE USE TAX  IN COMPUSA V STATE OF HAWAII

05/15/2018: HAWAII FIREARM PERMITS AND REGISTRATIONS DECREASED IN 2017

05/14/2018: Hawaii Observes National Prevention Week

05/11/2018: AQUINO SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR VANDALIZING IOLANI PALACE

05/10/2018: RANDALL T. SAITO INDICTED FOR ESCAPE AND IDENTITY THEFT

05/03/2018: HAWAII MAKES STRIDES IN TESTING SEX ASSAULT KITS

04/25/2018: UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT HEARS TRAVEL BAN CASE

04/20/2018: NATIONAL TAKE-BACK INITIATIVE ON SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2018

04/19/2018: HAWAII RECEIVES IN EXCESS OF $84 MILLION FROM TOBACCO COMPANIES

04/11/2018: ATTORNEY GENERAL NAMES FIRST DEPUTY AND SPECIAL ASSISTANT

04/09/2018: HAWAII ATTORNEY GENERAL JOINS IN DEFENDING ATTACKS ON AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

[*REVISED 4/12/18 – to reflect the addition of Minnesota to the list of participating states, and include a link to the motion to intervene.]

04/03/2018: SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII

03/14/2018: HAWAII REACHES MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR ARBITRATION SETTLEMENT WITH TOBACCO COMPANIES

03/13/2018: HAWAII AND MASSACHUSETTS LEAD COALITION IN DEFENDING CONSTITUTIONALITY OF ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS

02/20/2018: HAWAII JOINS COALITION OF STATES CALLING ON EDUCATION SECRETARY  DEVOS TO REJECT ACCREDITING AGENCY THAT APPROVED FAILING FOR-PROFIT SCHOOLS

02/12/2018: HAWAII JOINS COALITION OF 19 AGS OPPOSING CITIZENSHIP QUESTION ON 2020 CENSUS

02/12/2018: Hawaii Joins Bipartisan Coalition Urging Congress to Help Protect Employees from Sexual Harassment

02/09/2018: SUPREME COURT RULES IN STATE’S FAVOR IN CALCULATING EXPENSES OWED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS  

02/02/2018: CHIN TO SUCCEED TSUTSUI AS HAWAII LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR SUZUKI NAMED ACTING ATTORNEY GENERAL

02/1/2018: JAPANESE COMPANY ACCUSED OF BLOCKING GENERIC FORMS OF LIDODERM SETTLES WITH HAWAII AND 22 STATES

02/01/2018: HAWAII JOINS NEW BRIEF TO PROTECT STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT FROM FUNDING CUTS AS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SEEKS TO PUNISH “SANCTUARY” JURISDICTIONS

01/31/2018: STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUG CHIN REGARDING UPCOMING LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR VACANCY

01/26/2018: FEDERAL APPEALS COURT AFFIRMS DISMISSAL OF FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE’S DISCRIMINATION CLAIM

01/26/2018: KAUAI BABYSITTER FOUND GUILTY OF FELONY ASSAULT

01/25/2018: FEDERAL APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS DISMISSAL OF CHALLENGE TO 2012 APPOINTMENT OF BRIAN SCHATZ TO U.S. SENATE

01/23/2018: KAPOLEI RESIDENT CHARGED WITH WELFARE FRAUD

01/22/2018: MULTISTATE COALITION URGES U.S. SUPREME COURT TO PROTECT WORKERS’ ORGANIZING RIGHTS IN KEY LABOR CASE

01/19/2018: U.S. SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR ARGUMENTS ON TRAVEL BAN 3.0

01/17/2018: AMORIN CHARGED WITH THEFT

01/17/2018: FATAL HOLIDAY ACCIDENT LEADS TO CRIMINAL CHARGES

01/17/2018: ASSAULT CHARGES FILED

01/16/2018: HAWAII SUES TO STOP ILLEGAL ROLLBACK OF NET NEUTRALITY

01/16/2018: $500,000.00 CASH ONLY BAIL SET FOR RANDALL SAITO

01/16/2018: LEGAL CANNABIS BUSINESSES MUST BE ALLOWED ACCESS TO BANKING SYSTEM FOR ACCOUNTABILITY, HAWAII URGES

01/10/2018: RANDALL SAITO EXTRADITED BACK TO HAWAII

01/09/2018: LABAR CHARGED WITH ESCAPE IN THE SECOND DEGREE

01/03/2018: K-MART TO PAY MORE THAN EIGHTY FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR OVERBILLING HAWAII MEDICAID CUSTOMERS

01/03/2018: PHH MORTGAGE COMPANY TO PAY $45 MILLION TO AGGRIEVED HOMEOWNERS NATIONWIDE