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Saturday, September 17, 2022
Koko Head Shooting Complex closing until completion of berm renovation project
By News Release @ 8:25 PM :: 694 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... The range is scheduled to remain closed until the completion of a berm renovation project, which is expected to begin next month and be completed a month later ....

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Thursday, September 15, 2022
Gang Member and Accomplice Sentenced for Waianae Game Room Robbery
By News Release @ 4:10 AM :: 891 Views :: Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

“Ghost guns in particular present a threat to Hawaii and are increasingly showing up in our investigations...."

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Friday, September 9, 2022
Hawaii Faces New Gun Rights Lawsuit
By News Release @ 3:37 AM :: 830 Views :: Second Amendment

... They must immediately overturn their ‘assault weapons’ and magazine bans– and our suits argue just that.” ....

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Public Hearing: HPD Gun Registration Rules
By News Release @ 4:23 AM :: 866 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... On October 4th the police chief (Honolulu) is having a hearing to set his rules on our right to bear arms ....

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Monday, August 29, 2022
Hawaii Gun Sales Per Capita Least in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:44 AM :: 622 Views :: Second Amendment

... In Hawaii, an estimated 11,000 guns were sold from January through July 2022 based on FBI background check data ....

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Hawaii County Police Update Permitting Process for License to Carry Firearms
By News Release @ 11:54 PM :: 852 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... revised permitting process for license to carry concealed and unconcealed firearms as a result of the July 23, 2022, Supreme Court of the United States decision ....

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Saturday, August 20, 2022
Ninth Circuit Sends the Hawaii Concealed Carry Challenge Back Down to District Court
By Selected News Articles @ 1:10 AM :: 1174 Views :: Second Amendment

... I respectfully dissent from our failure to resolve the straightforward legal issues presented by this case. ...

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Thursday, August 18, 2022
Hawaii Guns: Concealed Carry OK, Open Carry Banned?
By Selected News Articles @ 11:12 AM :: 1233 Views :: Second Amendment

... Hawaii Removes “Exceptional Case” Requirement for Concealed, NOT Open, Carry!? ....

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Hawaii Gun Permits Down 10.8%
By News Release @ 5:44 AM :: 579 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... A total of 23,299 personal/private firearm permit applications were processed statewide during 2021, marking a 10.8% decrease ....

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Thursday, July 28, 2022
Hawaii -- Fewest Guns Per Capita Traced to Crimes
By Selected News Articles @ 10:13 PM :: 787 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... In Hawaii, the ATF traced a total of 145 firearms in 2021 - or 10.2 for every 100,000 people, the fewest among states ....

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Monday, July 11, 2022
Hawaii AG Instructs Chiefs of Police to Broadly Grant Concealed Carry Licenses, but not Unconcealed Carry
By Selected News Articles @ 9:41 PM :: 2451 Views :: Second Amendment

... Hawaii Attorney General's Opinion issued Thursday July 7, 2022 ....

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Friday, July 1, 2022
Second Amendment: Supreme Court win in Young v Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:21 AM :: 1866 Views :: Second Amendment

... This will result in an eventual win allowing for carry in Hawaii though it will take some time for it to conclude in the court .... 

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Thursday, June 23, 2022
NRA Wins Supreme Court Case, NYSRPA v. Bruen -- Will Affect Hawaii Gun Laws
By News Release @ 3:47 PM :: 1185 Views :: Second Amendment

... the first major Second Amendment decision from the court in more than a decade ....

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Thursday, June 9, 2022
Hawaii Gun Industry Among Smallest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 5:27 PM :: 749 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... 1st place Kentucky has 69x more NCIS background checks per capita than 50th place Hawaii ....

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Saturday, June 4, 2022
Ige Signs Gun Inspection Bill
By News Release @ 10:44 AM :: 1137 Views :: Second Amendment

... HB2075 (Act 030), restoring part of a previous gun law that was struck down by a federal court last year ....

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Second Amendment: "Hawaii is only engaged in a kind of malicious compliance”
By News Release @ 4:59 AM :: 1334 Views :: Second Amendment

“...This is a case where a state-actor purports to comply with the Constitution’s text and Supreme Court case law, while intentionally undermining the fundamental right at issue...."

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Sunday, May 1, 2022
HB2075: Legislators Ignore Federal Judge to Push Gun Control Agenda
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 PM :: 1250 Views :: Second Amendment

... legislators (sneakily) decided (in conference committee, away from the public eye) to go ahead and re-write the law ....

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022
HPD Sued for Violating Second Amendment Rights (again)
By News Release @ 4:38 AM :: 971 Views :: Second Amendment

... Currently, anytime a person applies for a permit to acquire a firearm, they must provide a waiver allowing HPD to contact medical professionals .... 

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Friday, April 1, 2022
Maui Taser Lawsuit Filed
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 1073 Views :: Maui County, Second Amendment

... The lawsuit is needed to force the County of Maui to start issuing electric gun dealers licenses ....

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Monday, March 28, 2022
Senate Judiciary Hearing Pistol Permitting & Registration Bill
By NRA ILA @ 5:47 PM :: 753 Views :: Second Amendment

... Tomorrow, the Senate Committee on Judiciary will hear House Bill 2075HD1, to make changes to Hawaii’s pistol permitting and registration system in an effort to comply with the recent Yukutake v. Connors court case decision ....

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Gun Bills Set for House Floor Votes
By News Release @ 11:48 PM :: 1234 Views :: Second Amendment

... HB2464 – Removes the duty to retreat when using deadly force to protect yourself from death or serious bodily injury ....

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Saturday, February 26, 2022
HB1732: Legislators Vote to Ban Carrying Tasers
By News Release @ 5:49 PM :: 942 Views :: Second Amendment

... Tasers were made legal in Hawaii on January 1st, and a new law has already been proposed to ban carrying them ....

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022
HB2164 Self-Defense: House Judiciary Committee Hearing
By NRA ILA @ 8:58 PM :: 1141 Views :: Second Amendment

... House Bill 2464 empowers law-abiding citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones by repealing the requirement in state law that citizens must retreat, relinquish property, or comply with the demands of assailants before defending with deadly force ....

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Thursday, February 3, 2022
SB3043: Senate Committee Hearing Pistol Permitting & Registration Bill
By NRA ILA @ 5:12 AM :: 1000 Views :: Second Amendment

... This is in order to comply with the recent Yukutake v. Connors court case decision ....

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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Hawaii Second Amendment Legislative Webinar
By News Release @ 4:05 AM :: 1048 Views :: Second Amendment

... Please join our webinar this Sunday 6pm where we'll go over upcoming bills in the legislature and how you can help ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
​Tasers were made legal in Hawaii on January 1st, and a new law has already been proposed to ban carrying them.
By Selected News Articles @ 3:40 AM :: 1920 Views :: Second Amendment

... before you can even purchase a taser or stun gun, and legislators are already moving to make it so that you can’t carry them ....

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Closed to the People: 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today
By Brett Kulbis @ 5:03 PM :: 2022 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party, Second Amendment

... we’re also being told that we can’t fully open the State Capitol to public interaction because it isn’t safe ....

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Friday, January 7, 2022
Anti-Gun Bills Expected
By News Release @ 8:53 PM :: 1342 Views :: Second Amendment

... This year needs to be the year you step up and put in the work to protect your rights ....

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Saturday, January 1, 2022
​Honolulu Police Department Gun Registration Website Now Operational
By News Release @ 11:23 PM :: 1773 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... This, in combination with the settlement agreement in Yukutake v. Connors, means that on Oahu, you can obtain a firearm with a single trip to the police station ....

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Thursday, December 23, 2021
HPD officer arrested after Niu Valley shooting 
By Andrew Walden @ 9:26 PM :: 1854 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... It was reported to us that the officer's (personal) AR-15 was dropped and discharged a round. This round then struck another occupant (relative) in the same home ....

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Friday, October 15, 2021
Will Hawaiʻi Become an Open-Carry State?
By Video @ 7:27 PM :: 2495 Views :: Second Amendment

... PBS video: Will Hawaiʻi Become an Open-Carry State? ....

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Sunday, October 10, 2021
Big Island Second Amendment Win
By News Release @ 5:48 PM :: 1572 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... the county can no longer use a blanket denial process for those with harassment or disorderly conduct convictions but MUST show that the charge actually included a "crime of violence" ....

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Sunday, September 26, 2021
Part of Hawaii Gun Registration Law Declared Unconstitutional
By Selected News Articles @ 9:19 PM :: 2077 Views :: Second Amendment

... The Requirement to Bring Firearms to Police station and Register Firearms in Person is no longer Hawaii law ....

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Lawsuit Challenges Seizure of Guns by Hawaii County PD
By News Release @ 4:43 PM :: 1888 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... In addition to the lawsuit, they filed a temporary restraining order against the Police department to stop them from taking away Lance's lawfully owned firearms ....

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
What knives can you carry in Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:09 AM :: 2862 Views :: Second Amendment

... A common misconception in Hawaii is that the size of a knife is used to determine the legality ....

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Monday, August 30, 2021
Federal Court Decision: Parts of Hawaii Gun Registration Law are Unconstitutional
By Selected News Articles @ 4:40 PM :: 2106 Views :: Second Amendment

... The order of summary judgment will not take effect until 15 September 2021 ....

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Monday, August 23, 2021
Lawsuits bring significant changes to Hawaii gun laws
By Selected News Articles @ 1:00 AM :: 2288 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Today's ruling against the State eliminates the ten-day expiration period of pistol permits....and the requirement that an individual physically brings a firearm to the police station to register....

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Saturday, August 21, 2021
Second Amendment: Honolulu Concedes Defeat, Another Win For Beck
By Selected News Articles @ 2:04 AM :: 2542 Views :: Second Amendment

... On August 16th, a fully executed stipulation and order was finalized, delivering a huge victory to attorney Alan Beck and his clients ....

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Monday, August 16, 2021
Two Hawaii Gun Regulations Struck Down
By Selected News Articles @ 10:26 PM :: 2735 Views :: Second Amendment

... the Government has entirely failed to demonstrate how each law effectuates its asserted interest in public safety, neither law can pass constitutional muster ....

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Lawsuit Challenges Gun Confiscation After Disorderly Conduct Conviction
By News Release @ 12:40 AM :: 2046 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... Both plaintiffs were sent letters from HPD denying them the ability to obtain a permit or register firearms and ordering them to surrender any they may have in their possession ....

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Saturday, July 10, 2021
Starting January 1st, 2022, law-abiding citizens will have the option of owning tasers and stun guns.
By News Release @ 9:20 PM :: 2077 Views :: Second Amendment

... HB891, written by the Attorney General's office, makes tasers and other electric weapons legal in the state.  The Governor did not sign the law but did not veto it either. This means the bill becomes law without his signature ....

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Saturday, July 10, 2021
VIDEO: Hawaii Says Aloha to Gun Education & Kids SAFE Foundation
By Video @ 9:09 PM :: 1734 Views :: Second Amendment

... leadership from Hawaii Rifle Association with the Hawaii Youth Livestock Association has teamed up with the Kids S.A.F.E. Foundation ....

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Saturday, July 10, 2021
Hawaii Governor Signs Anti-Gun Bills
By NRA ILA @ 9:02 PM :: 2137 Views :: Second Amendment

... Governor David Ige has signed House Bill 1366 and House Bill 31 into law .... 

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Thursday, July 1, 2021
21 State AGs Ask Supreme Court to Overturn Hawaii Gun Ruling
By News Release @ 10:02 PM :: 2154 Views :: Second Amendment

... Young v Hawaii: State AGs call for Supreme Court to allow Hawaii citizens to carry firearms in public ....

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Public Hearing for Maui County Firing Range
By News Release @ 2:02 AM :: 1758 Views :: Maui County, Second Amendment

... ​Online public hearing scheduled for proposed rules for firing range at Ukumehame, Maui ....

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Friday, May 14, 2021
SCOTUS Decision on Hawaii Carry Case will Tell Gun Owners All They Need to Know
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 AM :: 2505 Views :: Second Amendment

"...unlike the New York scheme, where some permits actually have been issued, Hawaii’s scheme is a permitting system in name only, because the  statute has been used to deny all permit applications during the nine years this case has been in litigation...."

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Monday, May 3, 2021
Two Anti-Gun Bills Await Ige Signature
By NRA ILA @ 10:40 PM :: 1885 Views :: Second Amendment

... many anti-gun bills were defeated this session ....

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Friday, April 30, 2021
Will Supreme Court Consolidate Hawaii Gun Case with NY Case?
By Selected News Articles @ 5:20 AM :: 2142 Views :: Second Amendment

... the Court can consolidate the New York Case with Young v. Hawaii ....

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Thursday, April 29, 2021
HB891: Proposed Taser Law Would Outlaw Common Medical Devices
By News Release @ 3:50 AM :: 2173 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

"...any portable device that is designed to discharge electric energy, charge, voltage, or current into the body...."

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Friday, April 16, 2021
Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Go to Governor
By NRA ILA @ 5:39 AM :: 1816 Views :: Second Amendment

... Earlier this week, the Senate voted to pass House Bill 1366 and House Bill 31. The bills will now be transmitted to Governor David Ige for his consideration....

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