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Gurrobat v. HTH Corp.
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: SCAP-12-0000764

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a class action complaint alleging that Defendants violated Hawaii law by charging customers of certain hotels service charges without fully disclosing to customers that the charges were not entirely being...

C. Brewer & Co. v. Indus. Indemnity Co. of Am.
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-28958

Justia Opinion Summary: C. Brewer and Company, Ltd. (C. Brewer) sold the Kaloko Dam to James Pflueger. The Dam subsequently collapsed, resulting in seven deaths and extensive property damage. Pflueger filed suit seeking damages and indemnificat...

Baldwin v. Loo
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: SCPW-15-0000101

Johnson v. Nacino
Date: March 18, 2015
Docket Number: SCPW-14-0001147

Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, Inc. v. Nacino
Date: March 18, 2015
Docket Number: SCPW-14-0001296

Espiritu v. State
Date: March 18, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-13-0000074

In re Tax Appeal of, L.P.
Date: March 17, 2015
Docket Number: SCAP-13-0002896

Justia Opinion Summary: The State Director of Taxation retroactively assessed ten online travel companies for unpaid general excise tax (GET) and transient accommodations tax (TAT) for periods beginning between 1999 and 2001 and continuing unti...

Santiago v. Tanaka
Date: March 17, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-11-0000697

Vincent v. Clouse
Date: March 16, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-13-0005130

Cox v. Cox
Date: March 12, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000762

Adams v. CDM Media USA, Inc.
Date: March 11, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000741

Lawson v. Attorney General
Date: March 9, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-13-0005700

State v. David
Date: March 3, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000109

Ito v. Investors Equity Life Holding Co.
Date: February 27, 2015
Docket Number: SCAP-10-0000131

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1994, Investors Equity Life Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd. (IEL) was liquidated. The State Insurance Commission was appointed as IEL’s liquidator (Liquidator). In 1996, Investors Equity Life Holding Company (IELHC)...

Kodama v. Kodama
Date: February 25, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-11-0000641

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