Hawai`i Class Actions

Your tool for up-to-date information on important class actions filed in Hawai`i.

Hawai`i Class Action covers some of Hawai`i's most important litigations involving one or more plaintiffs who have brought suit on behalf of a large group. Stay abreast of new filings and important docket updates, and gain insight from our team of talented litigators in Hawai`i. Rely on our talented team of litigators to keep you updated on all the trends and conditions that can impact your business throughout the Hawai`i and abroad.

Foster Care Class Action

Foster Care Class Actions

Plaintiffs filed a lawsuit claiming that the State of Hawai`i did not pay enough for monthly foster care maintenance payments, permanency assistance, adoption assistance, and higher education payments. They claimed that the payments were too low under federal law, under state law, under the Department of Human Services’ administrative rules, and under the terms of agreements between resource caregivers and DHS.


Unemployment/PUA Class Petition

Plaintiffs filed a class action petition with the Hawai'i Supreme Court seeking an order forcing the State of Hawai'i to promptly process and pay unemployment insurance and federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance benefits.

We are no longer accepting declarations in support of the petition.