480-3 Interpretation. This chapter shall be construed in accordance with judicial interpretations of similar federal antitrust statutes, except that lawsuits by indirect purchasers may be brought as provided in this chapter. [L 1965, c 129, pt of 1; Supp, 205A-1.2; HRS 480-3; am L 1981, c 91, 1; am L 1987, c 274, 3]


Law Journals and Reviews


Hawaii's Section Five of the FTC Act: The Ubiquitous Antitrust Law. 6 HBJ 5.

Misrepresentation and Deception Under Section 480-2 of the Hawaii Revised Statutes. 10 HBJ 69.


Case Notes


Substantive standards intended to be same as 16 of Clayton Act. 518 F.2d 913.

Courts must refer to judicial interpretation of 5(a)(1) of the Federal Trade Commission Act, 15 U.S.C. 45(a)(1) before applying 480-2. 849 F.2d 388.

Relation of federal regulation and possible antitrust exemption to state laws construed. 460 F. Supp. 1359.

Legislative history clearly indicates that state laws are to be interpreted and construed in harmony with analogous federal antitrust laws. 513 F. Supp. 726.

Federal statutes and decisions are to be used as guides. 63 H. 289, 627 P.2d 260.

Cited: 332 F.3d 600; 168 F. Supp. 2d 1180.



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