HONOLULU — A federal agency alleges a Hawaii communication company's inflexible leave and attendance policies violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) – The federal government alleges that a fishing vessel owned by a Hawaii limited liability company unlawfully discharged oil into the ocean offshore of Hawaii.
The South Kohala District Court was the scene of much celebration as Mahilani E.K. Hiatt was sworn in as judge of the District Family Court of the Third Circuit before family, friends, and colleagues on August 31, 2018.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) – On Aug. 27, the Supreme Court of Hawaii determined a candidate for governor who was upset by an incumbent in a primary election couldn’t prove the primary winner committed election fraud and bribery.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the state's Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR), saying it was not required to hold a contested case hearing prior to subleasing by the University of Hawaii (UH) to TMT International Observatory for the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea.
HONOLULU — Hawaii's Attorney General Russell Suzuki received a legal victory recently after a court ruled that litigation involving Hawaii and a financial services software company will remain in the state.
HDOT has already received $11 million on its claim against Ciber, Inc., and seeks additional compensation from Ciber’s insurers.
HONOLULU, Hawaii (Legal Newsline) – Hawaii Attorney General Russell A. Suzuki announced May 22 that the state’s Supreme Court unanimously upheld the constitutionality of the state’s use tax scheme in the case CompUSA Stores LP v. State of Hawaii, Department of Taxation.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) — Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin announced March 31 that he has joined a coalition of attorneys general in sending a letter to the U. S. House and Senate Appropriations committees. In the letter, the coalition expressed opposition to legislative and budgetary measures that would reduce the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) funding.
A three-judge panel of the state’s Intermediate Court of Appeals, or ICA, ruled March 16 that the aggregate settlement amount provided was good enough, upholding the Circuit Court of the First Circuit’s Dec. 21, 2015 order.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) – President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Environment Protection Agency has many wondering what will become of the agency's activities, including a pesticide complaint filed last month over an incident on Kauai a year ago, a workplace advocate said.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) – Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin announced that his office filed a motion in court seeking to lift an order that temporarily stops activities related to the transition of Maui Memorial Medical Center Kula Hospital & Clinic, and Lanai Community Hospital to a new Kaiser entity.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) – Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin announced that the state’s Supreme Court decline to hear an appeal brought by District Council 50 of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades and Aloha Glass Sale and Service Inc.
Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin says for-profit education company Education Management Corporation (EDMC) has agreed to reform its recruiting and enrollment practices and forgive roughly $183,865 in loans for 181 former Hawaii students.
BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced a settlement on Tuesday with the owner of a legal practice that allegedly practiced law without being licensed in the state of Idaho.