ICA opinion at 10.
Moreover, the assignment of rights appears to track the
language of HRS § 346-37, as it allows the State to recover money
only "up to the amount of assistance granted." It is
questionable whether voiding the assignment of rights contract
would have any impact upon the State's right to collect pursuant
to HRS § 346-37, inasmuch as the statute must be deemed to be
With the foregoing clarification, we affirm the ICA's
September 11, 2002 opinion.
Howard Glickstein for
appellee, on the writ.
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