News Releases 2020

06/30/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Urges Senate to Pass Law to Fight Shell Companies

06/30/2020: Hawai‘i Attorney General Sues E-Cigarette Giants JUUL and Altria

06/10/2020: HAWAII ATTORNEY GENERAL JOINS COALITION FILING COMPLAINT IN ONGOING ANTITRUST PRICE-FIXING INVESTIGATION INTO GENERIC DRUG INDUSTRY

06/04/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Urges Congress to Give State Attorneys General Authority to Investigate Unconstitutional Policing

06/03/2020: Sex Offender Registry Scam

06/01/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition to Stop SNAP Cuts That Would Leave Millions Hungry

05/21/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins 38 Attorneys General in Urging Congress to Fund Expanded Access to Broadband

05/21/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition of Attorneys General Urging Congress to Pass Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act

05/07/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Multistate Coalition Urging Congress to Strengthen Paycheck Protection Program

05/06/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition of 20 States and the District of Columbia Defending the ACA in U.S. Supreme Court

05/05/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Urges Senate to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

05/05/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Effort to Expand Illegal Robocall Response

05/01/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Multistate Amicus Brief Supporting Baltimore’s Challenge to the Title X Rule

04/22/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Challenging USDA Rule That Would Leave 3.1 Million Americans Hungry During Pandemic

04/22/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Urging FDA to Ease Restrictions on Blood Donations by Gay and Bisexual Men

04/22/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Urges Telecom Companies to Keep Us Connected

04/21/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Fighting Alabama’s Unconstitutional Abortion Ban During COVID-19 Pandemic

04/21/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Urges 3M to Take Further Measures to Prevent Price Gouging of PPE

04/20/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Challenging Arkansas’ Unconstitutional Abortion Ban During COVID-19 Pandemic

04/13/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Bipartisan Coalition Urging Federal Government to Ensure Emergency Stimulus Payments Go to Families, Not Debt Collectors

04/13/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Calling On CFPB to Protect Consumers’ Credit During COVID-19 Pandemic

04/09/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Effort to Defend Federal Regulations Protecting Underserved Communities from Banking Discrimination

04/08/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Seeks to Hold Companies Accountable for Defective Products

04/08/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Multistate Amicus Brief Defending ACA Birth Control Coverage Mandate in Supreme Court

04/03/2020: Attorney General Clare E. Connors Sends Letter Urging Trump Administration to Open a Special Enrollment Period on Healthcare.gov to Help Millions of Consumers with COVID-19 Costs

04/03/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Multistate Coalition Urging the VA to Suspend Deadlines and Collection Activities for Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic

04/03/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Effort to Ensure Access to Reproductive Healthcare During Coronavirus Pandemic

03/31/2020: Consumer Alert: Avoid COVID-19 Scams

03/31/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Call for Federal Government to Prioritize COVID-Related Rulemaking and to Freeze Non-Urgent Rules

03/30/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Asking FDA to Increase Access to Reproductive Telehealthcare During COVID-19 Pandemic

03/27/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Calls for Administration to Suspend Efforts to Rewrite Policy on Sexual Assault, Harassment at Schools

03/26/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Supports Equitable Coronavirus Relief Funding for the District of Columbia

03/26/2020: Statewide Effort Underway to Identify Certain Inmates for Release from the Prison Population Amid COVID-19 Concerns

03/26/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Multistate Coalition Fighting for Emergency Relief for Federal Student Loan Borrowers in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

03/26/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Multistate Coalition Urging Trump Administration to Ease Restrictions and Allow Medical Professionals to Research Solutions to COVID-19 Pandemic

03/25/2020: 33 Attorneys General Warn Amazon, Facebook, Ebay, Craigslist, Walmart: Online Marketplaces Aren’t Exempt from Price Gouging Laws

03/25/2020: Attorney General Urges Vigilance to Keep Children Safe on the Internet 

03/19/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Calls for Encouraging Access to Health Coverage During Pandemic

03/18/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Announces Service Changes as Part of Effort to Contain COVID-19

03/16/2020: ALERT: SCAMMERS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF CORONAVIRUS FEARS

03/12/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Announces Agreement with T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

03/11/2020: The Department of the Attorney General Seeks Proposals for Victim Assistance Grants

03/06/2020: Hawaii Attorney General joins Coalition Calling on Trump Administration to Delay “Public Charge” Rule During COVID-19 Outbreak

03/06/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Multistate Amicus Brief Opposing the Removal of Protections for People Seeking Asylum

03/04/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Opposes President’s Efforts to Impede Investigation

03/03/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Lawsuit Challenging the Unlawful and Unconstitutional Diversion of Billions of Taxpayer Dollars to Build Border Wall

03/02/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Bipartisan Coalition in Defending States’ Rights to Regulate the Rising Cost of Prescription Drugs

02/27/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Urges FDA to Strengthen E-Cigarette Enforcement Guidance

02/25/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Bipartisan, Multistate Investigation of JUUL

02/20/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Urges Court to Uphold Preliminary Injunction Against Unconstitutional Abortion Law

02/20/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Supporting Bipartisan  Legislation Limiting Corporate Bankruptcy Forum Shopping

02/19/2020: Hawaii AG Continues Multistate Defense of Immigrant Driver Licenses

02/18/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Condemns Roll Back of Anti-Discrimination Protections for Patients and Students

02/11/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Calls on Congress to Take Steps Towards Ratification of Equal Rights Amendment

02/10/2020: New Chief Integrity Adviser Hui Chen

02/06/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Challenging Federal Immigration Rules

02/04/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Again Seeks Loan Discharge for Students of Closed Dream Center Schools

01/31/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Argue Consumer Refunds Are Critical In Preventing Fraud

01/31/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Multistate Lawsuit to Stop Elimination of Food Assistance for Nearly 700,000 Struggling Americans

01/28/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins a Multistate Brief Challenging Restrictive Abortion Laws 

01/27/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition in Fight Against Trump Administration Rule That Increases Risk of Erroneous Deportation

01/23/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Announces Lawsuit over Release of 3D-Printed Guns

01/23/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Fighting to Ensure Consumer Protections Are Not Reversed

01/22/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Urges Supreme Court to Acknowledge Lack of Vital Protections for Residents in Immigration Procedures

01/22/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Opposes Effort to Prevent SEC From Requiring Fraudulent Actors to Return Profits

01/22/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Criticizes Proposal That Would Allow Predatory Lenders to Take Advantage of Most Vulnerable Communities

01/08/2020: Attorney General Statement on Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Attempt to Avoid Hawai’i’s Civil Enforcement Action

01/03/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Approves Asset Forfeiture Rules

01/03/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Amicus Brief in Support of State of Rhode Island in its Lawsuit to Hold Oil Companies Accountable for Costs of Climate Change

01/03/2020: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Seeking Supreme Court Review of ACA Repeal Case