BUSINESS REGISTRATION DIVISION
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS
STATE OF HAWAII
NOTICE OF RIGHT TO HEARING
TO: MELANI SAKURAI, nka MELANI JANETH JULIAN, and PNJ SAUSAGE CORPORATION
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Commissioner of Securities of the State of Hawaii (“Commissioner”) issued a Preliminary Order To Cease And Desist; Notice Of Right To Request A Hearing against you on June 1, 2023 (“Preliminary Order”), alleging that you violated the Uniform Securities Act, HRS Chapter 485A, and that action should be taken against you.
Pursuant to HRS § 485A-604, you may request a hearing on this matter within thirty (30) days after the last date of publication of this Notice. Your request must be in writing and addressed to the Office of Administrative Hearings (“OAH”), Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, State of Hawaii, P.O. Box 541, Honolulu, Hawaii 96809.
A copy of your written request for hearing must be simultaneously served upon the Securities Enforcement Branch, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, State of Hawaii, P.O. Box 40, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96810. If a hearing is requested, it shall be scheduled within fifteen (15) days after your written request has been received by the OAH, unless extended by the Commissioner for good cause.
If no written request for hearing is received by the OAH within thirty (30) days after the last publication of this Notice, and none is ordered by the Commissioner, the Preliminary Order shall become the Final Order of the Commissioner by operation of law, pursuant to HRS § 485A-604(b).
You are hereby further notified that, within ten (10) days after receiving a Final Order, you may move the Commissioner to reconsider the Final Order, pursuant to § 16-201-23 of the Hawaii Administrative Rules for Administrative Practice and Procedure. Your motion shall be filed with the Commissioner and shall state specifically what points of law or facts the Commissioner has overlooked or misunderstood together with brief arguments on the points raised.
Additionally, pursuant to HRS § 485A-609, you may file an appeal with the Circuit Court of the First Circuit of the State of Hawaii, in the manner provided by HRS Chapter 91.
You have the right to retain legal counsel for all stages of these proceedings.
A copy of the Preliminary Order is available upon request at the Securities Enforcement Branch,
335 Merchant Street, Suite 205, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, or by contacting the Securities Enforcement Branch at P.O. Box 40, Honolulu, Hawaii 96810 or by telephone at (808) 586-2740.
(SA1424258 8/7, 8/14/23)