First Circuit Court Judge Patrick Border has preliminarily approved a Class Action Settlement in Gross v. University of Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi First Circuit Court Civil No.11-1-1217-06 PWB.

The Settlement provides free credit monitoring and free identity theft consultation and restoration services for a period of two years for the following possible data breaches: Kapiʻolani Community College (March 2009); Honolulu Community College (February 2010); University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (June 2010); University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu (October 2010); and Kapiʻolani Community College (June 2011).

Detailed information about the lawsuit and all Class Member rights, including how to object, make an appearance, or opt-out may be found at

If you have not received a notice in the mail by March 1, 2012 and have questions about whether you are eligible to receive benefits, please call 1-855-205-6935.

If you have questions about the settlement, you may contact class counsel at Class Counsel appointed by the Court are Thomas R. Grande and Bruce F. Sherman. Please do not telephone the Court about this case.