Hawaii (/həˈwaɪ.iː/ or /həˈwaɪʔiː/; Hawaiian: Hawaiʻi Hawaiian pronunciation: [hɐˈvɐiʔi]) is the most recent of the 50 U.S. states (joined the Union on August 21, 1959), and is the only U.S. state made up entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean.Hawaii’s diverse natural scenery, warm tropical climate, abundance of public beaches, oceanic surroundings, and active volcanoes make it a popular destination for tourists, (wind) surfers, biologists, and volcanologists alike. Due to its mid-Pacific location, Hawaii has many North American and Asian influences along with its own vibrant native culture.
Posts about Hawaii
  • Fatal Car Accident Numbers Rose Again in 2016

    …) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) provided preliminary data in January of 2017 regarding traffic fatalities during the first nine months of 2016. The National Safety Council has released its own estimates, and this in turn has provided stronger evidence that there was a sharp increase in the number of car accident deaths…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 14 readers -
  • Venezuela Public Corruption and Fraud: More Whistleblowers Needed

    …! Business Between a Rock and a Hard Place No legitimate business wants to pay bribes and offer kickbacks but doing business in Venezuela without offering bribes can be difficult. Fail to pay off a key official and you could find your business closed or permits denied. Many would-be whistleblowers are afraid of reprisals and physical violence…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • Investment Adviser Charged With Misleading Clients

    … Investment Adviser Charged With Misleading Clients Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 9:53 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The SEC has announced fraud charges against an investment adviser named Laurence I. Balter of Kihei, Hawaii accusing him of purchasing equities and options in an omnibus account. After…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 8 readers -
  • Bristol Myers pays $30m to Settle Insurance Fraud Claim

    …. (Generic pravastatin is the widely accepted substitute for Pravachol.) As drugs come off patent, drug makers worry that generics will decrease their profits. Some companies like Bristol Myers resort to “incentives” to keep doctors writing prescriptions for the more expensive brand name drug. According to California officials, Bristol Myers…

    Due Diligence- 16 readers -
  • Dogs Can Cause Serious Car Accidents

    … stowed in a pet crate and motorists can be pulled over if a police officer suspects a pet is not properly restrained. In Arizona, Connecticut and Maine, drivers who are observed driving with pets in their laps can be charged with distracted driving. Hawaii law contains an outright ban which strictly forbids individuals from holding a pet…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 48 readers -
  • ULM at Hawaii 11/28

    … The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess Monroe, 71201 ULM at Hawaii 11/28 November 23, 2015 clayburgess Clay Burgess Monroe Attorney. Monroe Personal Injury Attorney. Monroe Louisiana Lawyer. L. Clayton Burgess, A Professional Law Corporation, specializes in handling personal injury claims. Our law firm is located in Monroe, Louisiana…

    The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress- 11 readers -
  • When Lawyers Cross State Lines – Legal Malpractice

    … When Lawyers Cross State Lines – Legal Malpractice As a national boutique law firm, we have handled cases in most states including Hawaii. Many lawyers, however, never venture far from home. When a lawyer does assist a client in another state, however, he or she may be subject to that state’s legal malpractice laws. This week a Pennsylvania…

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 37 readers -
  • Takata Fighting “Recall Fatigue” with Airbag Recall Ad Campaign

    … By Greg Webb, August 24, 2014 There are over 32 million vehicles facing recalls for defective Takata airbags. After getting the word out, Takata is now trying to urge consumers to go to their auto dealer and have the recall done. Because of the tremendous number of auto recalls over the past years, there is fear among legislators and consumer…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 8 readers -
  • Phillip A. Kenner—Wire Fraud and Money Laundering Conspiracy

    … of their clients’ money into real estate projects, including developments in Hawaii, a start-up credit card business and other ventured under their control, according to said statement. Kenner was introduced to several professional players in the 1990s through a friend from his former college team, and his clients included former New York Islanders forward…

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 42 readers -
  • A Government of Laws? Only If You Can Guess What They Mean.

    … in Hawaii when title was transferred from landlords to tenants to destroy the “social and economic evils of a land oligopoly.” (No mention was made of the social and economic evils accompanying the sort of government that unilaterally determines A’s property rights are more important than B’s desire to own that property, the sort of dilemma resolved…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 17 readers -
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