How Does The Lemon Law Work?
The information in this handbook summarizes the Lemon Law and the procedures involved in requesting and preparing for an arbitration. The law itself is found in Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 481I (Read the Statute by selecting Hawaii under Lemon Law Statutes in the dropdown selection menu at the right side of this screen). The administrative rules which govern the SCAP process are found in Hawaii Administrative Rules Title 16 Chapter 181.
For more information, call:
5873222 and choose option #2
2743141 then dial 73222, then the # sign.
9842400 then dial 73222, then the # sign.
- Big Island
9744000 then dial 73222, then the # sign.
18004684644 then dial 73222, then the # sign.
- Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Regulated Industries Complaints Office
Consumer Resource Center
235 S. Beretania Street, Ninth Floor
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
Additional Lemon Law Articles
- Is My Vehicle Covered Under The Lemon Law?
- Is My Car A Lemon?
- When Does The Lemon Law Rights Period Expire?
- Is My Car's Nonconformity A Substantial Impairment?
- How Many Repair Attempts Do I Have To Allow?
- What Should I Do If I Think I Qualify For Arbitration?
- Can I Settle My Case Without Going To Arbitration?
- How Should I Prepare For The Arbitration?
- Where Do I Go For The Lemon Law Arbitration Hearing?
- How Long Will The Hearing Take?
- What Happens At The Arbitration?
- How Do I Present My Case?
- What Do I Have To Prove To The Arbibrator?
- What Happens After The Arbitration?
- What If My Problem Does Not Fit The Requirements Of My State's Lemon Law?
- Where Can I Get More Information About The Lemon Law?