POSTED: 10:53 a.m. HST, Oct 1, 2010
LAST UPDATED: 12:09 p.m. HST, Oct 1, 2010
Statewide bankruptcies rose just 16.3 percent in September as the pace of filings slowed to the lowest level this year.
The 329 cases filed last month matched the previous month and tied for the third-lowest total this year. There were 283 cases filed in September 2009.
Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcies, the most common type of filing, edged up 9.6 percent to 240 from 219 a year earlier.