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DCCA NEWS RELEASE: State Hosts 13th Annual Financial Literacy Fair in Downtown Honolulu

Posted on Apr 1, 2019 in Latest Department News

DCCA Event Flyer

HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner will host the 13th Annual Financial Literacy Fair on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tamarind Park, Bishop Square in Downtown, Honolulu.

As part of Financial Literacy Month in April, the Office of the Securities Commissioner is hosting an informational fair to provide free financial literacy information to the general public. The event will feature various government agencies and nonprofit organizations who will provide materials on saving and investing, insurance, home ownership preparation, dealing with credit, planning for retirement, tips on preventing financial fraud and more.

“We look forward to hosting this event every year,” said Securities Commissioner Ty Nohara. “Our exhibitors will have great information and resources available for whatever stage you may be in – whether you’re just getting started, or preparing for retirement.”

In addition to the Office of the Securities Commissioner’s Investor Education Program, other exhibitors include:

  • AARP Hawaii
  • Better Business Bureau Northwest + Pacific
  • Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
    • Business Action Center
    • Division of Consumer Advocacy
    • Consumer Education Program
    • Division of Financial Institutions
    • Insurance Division
    • Office of Consumer Protection
    • Real Estate Branch
  • Department of the Attorney General – Crime Prevention & Justice Assistance Division
  • Department of Health, Senior Medicare Patrol Program
  • Department of Taxation
  • Hawaii Credit Union League
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Hawaii State Public Library System
  • Honolulu Police Department – District 1
  • Internal Revenue Service & Taxpayer Advocate Service
  • Social Security Administration
  • United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) District of Hawaii
  • United States Postal Service

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Media Contact:

William Nhieu

Communications Officer

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

Email: [email protected]

Office: (808) 586-7582

Cell: (808) 389-2788