Vikas Kumar filed this request with the Office of the Attorney General - Hawaii of Hawaii.


From: Brandon Smith

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Hawaii's Uniform Information Practices Code, I hereby request the following records:

The full text of the last 10 public records requests made to your office's antitrust division--or where the antitrust division had to be brought in for the response--as well as the responses that your office made to those requests, in their entirety.

This requester is a journalist working for a news organization accredited by the U.S. Congress, and documents in response to this request will be made publicly available. As such, I request that all fees be waived and that the request be processed expeditiously.

I prefer the request filled electronically, such as by e-mail attachment or web download link, and that any communication to this request be made in direct reply to this one, via the same communication method. Please inquire if you need another method of document transmission.

Thank you in advance for your assistance. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within (10) business days, as your statute requires.


Brandon Smith
The Capitol Forum

From: Kimura, Rodney I

Mr. Smith:

Attached is the response to your faxed message dated February 23, 2017 requesting certain public records.

Rod Kimura
Deputy Attorney General

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From: Brandon Smith

Dear Mr. Kimura,

I very much appreciate your response and consider the matter closed. Maybe we'll cross professional paths again soon, as anti-trust coverage has become my area of coverage.

Warm regards,
Brandon Smith