Criminal penalties. An officer or employee who intentionally discloses a government record or any confidential information in violation of specific confidentiality statutes is guilty of a misdemeanor, unless a greater penalty is provided by law. Haw. Rev. Stat. § 92F-17(a); see Honolulu Corp. Counsel Memo. of Law No. 95-7 (June 19, 1995) (warning Department of Data Systems of its potential liability if volunteers reveal confidential information obtained in performance of their tasks). Any person who intentionally gains access to or obtains a copy of a government record by false pretense, bribery, or theft, with actual knowledge that access is prohibited is guilty of a misdemeanor. Haw. Rev. Stat. § 92F-17(b). Failure to disclose records may result in imposition of an award of attorneys' fees. Id. § 92F-15(d); Burnham Broad., Civ. No. 92-0161 (Haw. 3d Cir. 1992).