News Releases 2021

10/21/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins a Coalition of 24 Attorneys General Urging the U.S. Supreme Court to Halt Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Ban

10/19/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors, the Federal Trade Commission and Other Partners Announce International Charity Fraud Awareness Week

10/07/2021: 21st National Take Back Initiative Accepting Unwanted Prescription Medication

10/01/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins Amicus Brief Supporting Pennsylvania’s Firearm Age Regulations

09/27/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins a Coalition to Hold Big Oil Accountable for Misleading the Public About Harmful Effects of Fossil Fuels

09/23/2021: Hawai‘i Supreme Court Affirms Attorney General’s Authority to Investigate Tax-Exempt Compliance of Non-Profit Organizations

09/20/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins Coalition Challenging Mississippi’s Effort to Overturn Aspects of Roe v. Wade

09/17/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins a Coalition of 24 Attorneys General in Support of Department of Justice’s Lawsuit Against Texas Abortion Ban

09/17/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins Coalition Calling on Congress to Prioritize Funding for Programs to Address the Climate Crisis, Environmental Injustice

09/09/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins Fellow Attorneys General in Effort to Protect Reproductive Rights

09/03/2021: SETTLEMENT REACHED IN LAWSUIT REGARDING COVID RESPONSE IN HAWAII STATE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM

09/03/2021: HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL ALERTS PUBLIC REGARDING SPOOFING SCAM

08/02/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins Fellow Attorneys General in Alerting Businesses and Government Entities to Take Prompt Action to Protect Operations and Personal Information

07/09/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Announces Resolution with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler Family for their Role in the Opioid Crisis

07/02/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins a Coalition of 21 Attorneys General in Defending Constitutionality of New York’s Anti-Discrimination Law

07/02/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins a Bipartisan Coalition of 34 Attorneys General in Amicus Brief Supporting the Regulation of Pharmacy Benefit Managers  

07/02/2021: Tracking System Launched for Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit

06/29/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins Coalition of AGs and the Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection Executive Director Levins Calling on Congress to Protect Consumers by Providing FTC with Much-Needed Tools

06/25/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins Coalition of 25 Attorneys General Calling for Passage of the Federal Equality Act

06/24/2021: Hawaii’s Reformed Sex Trafficking Laws Aim to Combat Commercial Sexual Exploitation by Providing Important Tools in the Fight Against Sex Trafficking

06/22/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Connors Joins Coalition Calling on USPS to Stop Further Service Cuts

06/21/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors Urges NHTSA to Repeal Effort to Restrict California’s Authority to Set Clean Car Standards

06/08/2021: Coalition Joined by Hawaii Attorney General Connors Secures Federal Court Order and Settlement Requiring Asbestos Report to Protect Public Health

05/28/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition of 47 Attorneys General Urging Congressional Support for Fraud and Scam Reduction Act

05/25/2021: U.S. Department of Justice Recognizes the Hawaii Attorney General’s Missing Children Center Hawaii with the Child Protection Award on National Missing Children’s Day

05/24/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors Joins Coalition of 23 Attorneys General Supporting Equitable Student Discipline in School

05/13/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors Joins Coalition of 44 Attorneys General Urging Facebook to Abandon Launch of Instagram Kids_cec_2

05/10/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors Joins Coalition of 22 Attorneys General Urging Congress to Pass the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act

04/29/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins a Coalition of 41 Attorneys General Urging Congress to Provide Adequate Funding for the Legal Services Corporation

04/26/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins a Bipartisan Coalition of 40 Attorneys General Urging Congress to Support the Bill to Prevent School Violence

04/22/2021: National (Prescription Drug) Take Back Initiative SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2021 NTBI Flyer 2021

04/22/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Urges Congress to Rescind a Proposal Allowing Predatory Lenders to Take Advantage of Consumers

04/20/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Statement on the Guilty Verdicts in the Derek Chauvin Trial 

04/19/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Urges OfferUp to Stop Sales of Fake Vaccination Cards

04/13/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins a Bipartisan of 35 Attorneys General Calling on Congress to Pass the Jabara-Heyer No Hate Act

04/12/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition of 19 Attorneys General in Pushing Back Tyson Foods’ Attempt to Sidestep State Court Review of Waterloo Facility COVID-19 Outbreak

04/09/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition of 19 Attorneys General Challenging Unconstitutional Restrictions on Abortion

03/31/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Calls On U.S. Secretary of Education To Further Address Student Loan Crisis

03/29/2021: Hawai‘i Attorney General Welcomes New First Deputy and Special Assistant

03/24/2021: RECORD HIGH TALLY OF HAWAII FIREARM PERMIT APPLICATIONS IN 2020

03/23/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Calls on U.S. Attorney General to Close Ghost Gun Loophole

03/23/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Takes Action to Correct “Fatally-Flawed” Toxic Chemical Risk Evaluation

03/16/2021: Hawaii Attorney General is Disappointed in Purdue Plan

03/05/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Defends Age and Background Check Requirements for Semiautomatic Assault Rifle Sales

03/02/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins A Coalition of 20 Attorneys General Supporting the Rights of Temporary Protected Status Holders

03/02/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition of 24 Attorneys General Supporting Schools Ability to Protect Students from Bullying

02/23/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins 30 Attorneys General in Urging the FCC to Provide E-Rate Funds For Remote Learning During the Pandemic

02/16/2021: Media Advisory – $834 Million Judgment Entered in Hawai‘i State Court Against Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi

02/15/2021: $834 Million Order Entered in Hawai‘i State Court Against Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi For Failing to Investigate and Disclose Ineffectiveness of Plavix®

02/12/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Acts to Maintain Safe Access to Reproductive Health Care During COVID-19 Pandemic

02/12/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition in Defending States’ Right to Access Private Property in Order to Protect Public Health and Safety

02/04/2021: $573 million settlement with McKinsey & Company for its work with Purdue Pharma in the opioid epidemic

02/02/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Bipartisan Coalition to Ensure Fight Against Robocalls Continues

01/29/2021: Statement from Attorney General Clare E. Connors On National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

01/29/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Bipartisan Coalition Fighting to Protect Nearly One Million Homeowners

01/27/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Files Amicus Brief Supporting California’s Firearm Regulations

01/22/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Urges FDA to Ban Menthol Cigarettes

01/21/2021: Statement from Attorney General Clare E. Connors

01/21/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Defending Key Provision of the Voting Rights Act

01/13/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins 50 State Attorneys General in Condemning Attack on the U.S. Capitol

01/11/2021: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Bipartisan Push for FDA to Examine Progress in Opioid Fight