[ 489D-24]  Suspension or revocation of licenses.  The commissioner may suspend or revoke a license if the commissioner finds that:

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 489D-24

  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.

     (1)  Any fact or condition exists that, if it had existed at the time when the licensee applied for its license, would have been grounds for denying the licensee’s application;

     (2)  The licensee’s net worth becomes inadequate and the licensee, after ten days written notice from the commissioner, fails to take steps as the commissioner deems necessary to remedy a deficiency;

     (3)  The licensee knowingly violates any material provision of this chapter or any rule or order validly adopted by the commissioner under authority of this chapter;

     (4)  The licensee is conducting its business in an unsafe or unsound manner;

     (5)  The licensee is insolvent;

     (6)  The licensee has suspended payment of its obligations, has made an assignment for the benefit of its creditors, or has admitted, in writing, its inability to pay its debts as they become due;

     (7)  The licensee has filed for bankruptcy, reorganization, arrangement, or other relief under any bankruptcy law;

     (8)  The licensee refuses to permit the commissioner to make any examination authorized by this chapter; or

     (9)  The competence, experience, character, or general fitness of the licensee indicates that it is not in the public interest to allow the licensee to have a license.