HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the State Boards and Commissions that oversee professions and vocations are continuing to ensure that individuals and entities who have obtained professional and vocational licenses in Hawaii are performing up to the standards prescribed by law.

The following is a summary of disciplinary actions taken by DCCA and the Boards and Commissions through the month of September 2009. These disciplinary actions include dispositions based upon either the results of contested case hearings or settlement agreements submitted by the parties.

”BOARD OF PHARMACY”

*”Respondent: Benjamin B. Piazza”

Case Number: PHA 2008-25-L

Sanction: License suspended to December 31, 2009, $500.00 fine

Effective Date: 9-17-09

*”Respondent: Terry M. Chin”

Case Number: PHA 2008-19-L

Sanction: License suspended to December 31, 2009, $500.00 fine

Effective Date: 9-17-09

”HAWAII MEDICAL BOARD”

*”Respondent: Barry N. Odegaard, M.D.”

Case Number: MED 2006-222-L

Sanction: License revoked

Effective Date: 9-11-09

*”Respondent: Timothy J. McLaughlin, D.O.”

Case Number: OST 2008-3-L

Sanction: $500.00 fine

Effective Date: 9-11-09

*”Respondent: Paul O. Rohart, M.D.”

Case Number: MED 2008-156-L

Sanction: License on probation for 1 year; $2,500.00 fine

Effective Date: 9-11-09

”BOARD OF NURSING”

*”Respondent: Johanna R. Smith”

Case Number: RNS 2009-4-L

Sanction: Voluntary surrender of license

Effective Date: 9-4-09

*”Respondent: Stephanie A. Dianis”

Case Number: RNS 2007-22-L

Sanction: License revoked

Effective Date: 9-4-09

”REAL ESTATE COMMISSION”

*”Respondent: R & M Management, LLC, aka R M Management LLC and Robert B. Marple”

Case Number: REC 2007-26-L

Sanction: $500.00 fine

Effective Date: 9-25-09

*”Respondent: Meridian Properties, Inc., Jerry D.C. Park and Lynne A. Fujita-Chung”

Case Number: REC 2008-206-L

Sanction: $3,000.00 fine

Effective Date: 9-25-09

”BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY”

*”Respondent: Faith Ayo”

Case Number: PTS 2009-1-L

Sanction: $250.00 fine

Effective Date: 9-8-09

”CONTRACTORS LICENSE BOARD”

*”Respondent: Gerrell Bradshaw”

Case Number: CLB 2007-580-L

Sanction: License revoked, $500.00 fine, $2,000.00 in restitution

Effective Date: 9-25-09

*”Respondent: Oregon Home Construction, Inc. and James S. Travis”

Case Number: CLB 2005-478-L and CLB 2006-8-L

Sanction: $2,000.00 fine

Effective Date: 9-25-09

*”Respondent: Michael L. Garrett, dba MG Construction”

Case Number: CLB 2008-239-L

Sanction: $750.00 fine

Effective Date: 9-25-09

The decisions and settlement agreements reported in this release are in the process of being posted online and will be available shortly at: www.hawaii.gov/dcca/areas/oah/oah_decisions/.

Previous press releases issued from January 2001 may be found online at: http://www.hawaii.gov/dcca/areas/oah

For more information and to obtain copies of these decisions before they are posted online, please contact:

‘Christine Hirasa is the Public Information Officer for DCCA’

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