HONOLULU -- Hawaii Governor Benjamin Cayetano last week asked state attorneys here to investigate a report that Fleming Cos. overcharged Hawaii grocers between 1994 and 1999. A report in the Honolulu Advertiser newspaper said Fleming's shipping and billing practices resulted in overcharges to retailers, which unknowingly passed on the costs to consumers. Dallas-based Fleming, which supplies more than 60% of the groceries sold in Hawaii, told SN last week the newspaper reports were factually ...
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