The lawsuit to determine the legal composition of the Board following the March 9, 2019 annual meeting was adjudicated on 9/15/2020 Case # 19-1-081. There are currently three other lawsuits involving the DHCA.
1) SPIG vs DHCA Case # 16-1-0195 filed April, 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 current and/or 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 in Case # 19-1-081, and 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