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

    … increased by 23%, Alaska by 29%, Hawaii by 27%, Texas by 7%, and New Mexico by a whopping 34%. Figures for three states remained consistent, while twelve states recorded decreases. In fact, five less-populous states (Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming) showed improvements in the double digits. NHTSA has broken down these numbers…

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

    … is by making payment with services and favors. A trip to a Hawaii could be a legitimate business expense or could be meant as a payoff to a foreign official who okayed a building permit. In one recent case, a U.S. company gave paid internships and cushy jobs to the adult kids of foreign officials. If the kids are qualified, it might not be illegal…

    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

    … whistleblowers filed their claims under the California Insurance Fraud Prevention Act. The complaint claims that the following insurance companies suffered losses because of the illegal incentive payments: Prudential, Cigna, Maxicare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HMSA Health Plan Hawaii, Scan Health Plus, United Health Plan, CalOptima, Argus, Merck-Medco, PCS…

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

    … of the car itself. Indeed, the higher the speed or the heavier the dog, the worse the impact would be for them, for you, or for your passengers. For instance, a 10-pound dog that’s not restrained can generate 500 pounds of force in a 50-mph crash. Contact a Chicago Car Accident Attorneys If you were hurt in an accident involving a driver who…

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

    … and licensed to practice in Louisiana and Texas. We are able to assist clients throughout the United States of America through our network of resources and relationships. Our primary focus is in helping those injured in automobile accidents, trucking accidents and offshore and maritime accidents. Click here to learn more about our services. …

    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

    …. Under an agreement with federal safety regulators, Takata is required to undertake a public awareness campaign. Beginning this month Takata will focus on high-humidity states in the Deep South, the Virgin Islands, and Hawaii with a variety of advertising messages. This is a good reminder for you about the importance of paying attention to automobile…

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

    … Michael Peca and other NHL players, such as Bryan Berard, Darryl Sydor, Bill Ranford and Sergei Gonchar, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office. Phillip A. Kenner Convicted of Fraud, Allegedly Took $10 Million from Established Lines of Customers’ Credit A New York jury recently convicted Phillip A. Kenner and Tommy C. Constantine…

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

    … Baywatch. Seeing a statute caught in the undertow of the Constitution and its own incompetence, floundering and splashing about, Roberts and the rest of the legal lifeguards rushed in to save it, ignoring all of the legal and Constitutional hazards in doing so. Roberts acknowledges that the “arguments about the plain meaning . . . are strong…

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