480-3.1  Civil penalty.  Any person, firm, company, association, or corporation violating any of the provisions of section 480-2 shall be fined a sum of not less than $500 nor more than $10,000 for each violation, which sum shall be collected in a civil action brought by the attorney general or the director of the office of consumer protection on behalf of the State.  The penalties provided in this section are cumulative to the remedies or penalties available under all other laws of this State.  Each day that a violation of section 480-2 occurs shall be a separate violation.

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 480-3.1

  • Consumer: means a natural person who, primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, purchases, attempts to purchase, or is solicited to purchase goods or services or who commits money, property, or services in a personal investment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 480-1
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.