There are currently three lawsuits involving the DHCA:
1) SPIG vs DHCA Case # 16-1-0195 filed May, 2016. 1A) Counterclaim DHCA vs. SPIG Case # 16-1-0195 filed July, 2016. 2) SPIG vs DHCA, Eklund, Casper, Morrow and Litteral Case # 18-1-052 filed February, 2018. 3) Stephen I. Adler vs DHCA Case # 3CCV-20-0000367 filed 10/5/2020. Mr. Adler's previous lawsuit, Case # 3CCV-20-0000238, was dismissed on 9/10/2020.
The cost to defend the HOA in all three lawsuits is paid for by the Association's insurer, less the HOA's deductible. Additionally, the defense of the four former Board members individually named in case # 18-1-052, is also covered by the HOA's insurer. The HOA is responsible for its costs the counterclaim in Case # 16-1-0195.
Information on Hawaii State Judiciary cases is available on-line at: courts.state.hi.us/legal_references/records/jims_system_availability