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Hawaii Consumer Laws

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Chapter 487 of Hawaii statutes deals with consumer protection legislation.

  • Section 487-5 of the statue lays down the general powers, duties and functions of the officers who are authorized to execute the law for consumer protection.
  • Section 487-13 describes the various unlicensed acts and penalties that will be imposed in case of legal action.
  • Any person who is found to be selling goods or rendering services without a license or permit from the Department of commerce and consumer affairs will be considered guilty.
  • The penalty for sale or service without license will attract, beginning from $500 but not more than $2500 for each unlawful act.

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