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Abercrombie: Line-item reduction of state budget needed

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie, along with Attorney General David Louie and Finance Director Kalbert Young, has announced a plan to address an inconsistency in the amount of approximately $444 million between the budget bill and the bond authorization bill passed by the Legislature that is preventing each bill from being signed into law. “The […]

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Online travel companies ordered to pay state $70M

MEDIA RELEASE Tax Appeal Court Judge Gary W.B. Chang has granted the State of Hawaii’s motion for summary judgment, finding that Online Travel Companies (“OTCs”) selling Hawaii hotel rooms over the Internet and otherwise owe the state tax penalties provided by law for failure to file Hawaii General Excise Tax returns and to pay the […]

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Schatz serving as acting governor

Schatz serving as acting governor

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz is serving as acting governor while Gov. Neil Abercrombie is on personal leave through Friday, May 18. The governor is visiting family in New York state. Also on May 18, Schatz will travel to Taiwan and Korea where he will meet with officials, including the president of Taiwan, to […]

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Hawaii joins $25B state-federal mortgage servicing settlement

Hawaii joins $25B state-federal mortgage servicing settlement

MEDIA RELEASE Attorney General David M. Louie on Thursday formally joined a landmark $25 billion joint federal-state agreement with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers over foreclosure abuses and fraud, and unacceptable nationwide mortgage servicing practices. The banks involved in the agreement are: Bank of America Corp., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & […]

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Abercrombie announces attorney general choice

Abercrombie announces attorney general choice

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the appointment of David M. Louie as attorney general. Louie, 59, is a trial lawyer with the law firm of Roeca Louie & Hiraoka, practicing for the past 33 years in the areas of personal injury defense, construction defect litigation and commercial litigation. Louie has been named one […]

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