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Effective July 1, 2011, the Governor signed into law Act 190, which requires State compliance certificates for all purchases of $2,500.00 or more.

All business entities and/or individuals wanting to do business with the State or any of the Counties will be required to obtain Tax Clearances (both State and Federal), Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), and Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) compliance certificates.

Website for business registration when doing state or county work

Effective July 1, 2011, the Governor signed into law Act 190, which requires State compliance certificates for all purchases of $2,500.00 or more. All business entities and/or individuals wanting to do business with the State or any of the Counties will be required to obtain Tax Clearances (both State and Federal), Department of Commerce and […]

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The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) unveiled the State of Hawaii’s first web application for mobile devices. The mobile web app includes a modified version of the current services available on DCCA’s Business Registration website.

State deploys mobile web app for business information

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) unveiled the State of Hawaii’s first web application for mobile devices. The mobile web app includes a modified version of the current services available on DCCA’s Business Registration website.

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Governor Linda Lingle today announced Hawai‘i is joining a nationwide effort started by California First Lady Maria Shriver in 2005 to connect residents with money-saving resources and opportunities. 

Participating in the WE Connect campaign is part of Governor Lingle’s push for statewide economic recovery.

Hawaii participating in WE Connect campaign

Governor Linda Lingle today announced Hawai‘i is joining a nationwide effort started by California First Lady Maria Shriver in 2005 to connect residents with money-saving resources and opportunities. Participating in the WE Connect campaign is part of Governor Lingle’s push for statewide economic recovery.

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he Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Regulated Industries Complaints Office in Hilo will be open on Friday, July 2, but with limited access by phone (808-933-8846) or by appointment only.

The Hilo RICO is located in the County of Hawai‘i’s Board of Water Supply Building at 345 Kekuanaoa Street. The building will be closed on July 2 due to the county furlough schedule.

State announces limited access to regulated industries complaints office in Hilo on county furlough days

he Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Regulated Industries Complaints Office in Hilo will be open on Friday, July 2, but with limited access by phone (808-933-8846) or by appointment only. The Hilo RICO is located in the County of Hawai‘i’s Board of Water Supply Building at 345 Kekuanaoa Street. The building will be […]

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Kea`au High School will defend its LifeSmarts Champion title against Kamehameha Schools-Kapalama, Kealakehe High School, and ‘Iolani School. The winner of the Hawai‘i competition qualifies to advance to the national competition April 24 - 27, in Miami Beach, Florida.

Keaau to defend its LifeSmarts Championship title Saturday (Feb 20)

Kea`au High School will defend its LifeSmarts Champion title against Kamehameha Schools-Kapalama, Kealakehe High School, and ‘Iolani School. The winner of the Hawai‘i competition qualifies to advance to the national competition April 24 – 27, in Miami Beach, Florida.

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The State Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) encourages parties interested in broadband-related technologies, infrastructure, and deployment to apply for a second round of funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (stimulus) program. Approximately $4.8 billion is available to qualified applicants nationwide. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 15.

State urges broadband community to apply for second round of federal stimulus funding

The State Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) encourages parties interested in broadband-related technologies, infrastructure, and deployment to apply for a second round of funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (stimulus) program. Approximately $4.8 billion is available to qualified applicants nationwide. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 15.

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The Kona office of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Regulated Industries Complaints Office (Kona RICO) is moving from its current location at the Keauhou Shopping Center to the Hualalai Center.

The Kona RICO office will be closed on Monday, November 23 for the move, and will reopen at its new location on Tuesday, November 24.

Kona RICO office moving to Hualalai Center

The Kona office of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Regulated Industries Complaints Office (Kona RICO) is moving from its current location at the Keauhou Shopping Center to the Hualalai Center. The Kona RICO office will be closed on Monday, November 23 for the move, and will reopen at its new location on Tuesday, […]

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The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Insurance Division announced that the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has filed a request for a decrease of 4.1 percent in the workers’ compensation loss costs. The filing would affect premiums beginning January 1, 2010.

The reduction is based on a continuing decrease in the number of claims filed in 2007 (which is the last year complete data is available). Over the last four years, the Insurance Commissioner has approved decreases of 19.3 percent, 18.2 percent, 12.3 percent and 11.6 percent in loss costs as evidence continued to show a significant reduction in claims.

Hawaii workers’ compensation insurance rates drop for the fifth year in a row

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Insurance Division announced that the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has filed a request for a decrease of 4.1 percent in the workers’ compensation loss costs. The filing would affect premiums beginning January 1, 2010. The reduction is based on a continuing decrease in the number […]

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The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs announces the start of the 2009-2010 LifeSmarts Consumer Education Competition.

LifeSmarts is a free consumer education competition open to teens in grades 9-12. The competition tests students on their knowledge of personal finance, health and safety, the environment, technology, and consumer rights and responsibilities.

DCCA launches the 2009-2010 LifeSmarts Consumer Education Competition

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs announces the start of the 2009-2010 LifeSmarts Consumer Education Competition. LifeSmarts is a free consumer education competition open to teens in grades 9-12. The competition tests students on their knowledge of personal finance, health and safety, the environment, technology, and consumer rights and responsibilities.

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