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Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii Wind Resistance Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves a class action against Castle & Cooke Waikoloa, LLC and Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii, Inc. concerning the wind resistance design in the Kikaha at Wehilani and Makana Kai at Wehilani developments. The complaint alleged that the structures were not strong enough and their design violated building codes.

Docket Number:

13-1-2277-08 GWBC

Company: Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: August 20, 2003 to August 25, 2021

Objection Deadline: July 20, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: July 20, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: August 25, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to do anything to receive a settlement payment except submit a Form W-9. The Internal Revenue Service requires that you complete and return a W-9 if you wish to receive a settlement payment.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a Waikoloa-Wind Class Member, that is, an individual or entity homeowners, or homeowners’ associations whose members are individual and entity homeowners, who on August 25, 2021 owned homes whose construction was completed on or after August 20, 2003 with wind protection systems in the Castle & Cooke housing developments Kikaha at Wehilani and Makana at Wehilani, in the City of Waikoloa, County of Hawai’I, Island of Hawai’i.

The homes at issue include any residential dwelling unit, whether single-family homes or individual townhomes, in the Kikaha at Wehilani and Makana at Wehilani developments which were owned by a Waikoloa-Wind Class Member on August 25, 2021.

Typical Settlement Amount:

A portion of the settlement amount—$253,600—will be divided equally among all Waikoloa-Wind Class Structures and paid to the qualifying Class Members. Per-structure payments are estimated as being around $2,536.

Total Settlement Amount: $319,678.09

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,500

Law Firms:
Law Office of Glenn K. Sato
Law Offices of Melvin Y. Agena
LippSmith, LLP

Claim Form: Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii Wind Resistance Settlement W-9 Form

Case Name: Irene O. Britton, et al., v. Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii, Inc.

Settlement Website: Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii Wind Resistance Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
CPT Group, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Britton, et al. v. Castle and Cooke Waikoloa, LLC (“Waikoloa-Wind Settlement”)
Settlement Administrator
c/o CPT Group, Inc
50 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606
1-888-975-2374

Tags: Home Defects, Wind Protection, Your Home