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Saturday, January 21, 2023
2023 Hawaii Gun Law Tracker
By Selected News Articles @ 6:10 PM :: 529 Views :: Second Amendment

... we already have 12 Anti-Second Amendment bills ....

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Saturday, January 21, 2023
Hawaii has the most honest guns in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 5:53 PM :: 641 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... the Average ‘Time-to-Crime’ for Firearms in Hawaii is 3x other states ....

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Saturday, January 21, 2023
Hawaii AG Backs NY Gun Control Laws
By Selected News Articles @ 5:30 PM :: 431 Views :: Second Amendment

... AGs voice support for New York gun-industry liability law and concealed carry law ....

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Tuesday, January 3, 2023
79% of Hawaii Criminals' Guns Smuggled from Out-of-State
By Selected News Articles @ 3:16 AM :: 744 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... According to 2021 data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, 78.9% of traced guns in Hawaii were sold by an out-of-state retailer - the third largest share in the country. Firearms traced by the ATF typically have been used, or are suspected to have been used, to commit a crime ....

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Thursday, December 29, 2022
Chief Logan Signs First Concealed Carry Permit
By Selected News Articles @ 12:11 AM :: 1115 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... the first permit issued in modern history for Honolulu ....

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Saturday, December 17, 2022
Five Months Later--Still No Concealed Carry in Honolulu
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 975 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Is this intentional or incompetence? ....

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Friday, December 9, 2022
​Guns: Supreme Court shows us the ‘Sensitive Places’
By Selected News Articles @ 10:19 PM :: 862 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... If you look at Bill 57, the Mayor has taken a cut-and-paste list from places such as New York, New Jersey, and D.C. to make a list that is currently failing at every challenge in court in those exact locations....

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Monday, November 28, 2022
Bill 57: Honolulu Seeks to Severely Restrict Carry
By NRA ILA @ 9:30 PM :: 945 Views :: Second Amendment

... Tuesday, November 29th, the Honolulu City Council will hear an ordinance to prohibit citizens from exercising their right-to-carry in many places ....

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Honolulu Bill 57: Concealed Carry Gun Restrictions
By News Release @ 2:24 AM :: 920 Views :: Second Amendment

... these bills are a knee-jerk reaction to the Bruen decision ....

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Monday, November 14, 2022
Bill 220: Hawaii County Concealed Carry ‘Sensitive Places’ Ban Unconstitutional
By News Release @ 1:48 PM :: 882 Views :: Second Amendment

... Hawaii County has scheduled another hearing for Bill 220 Draft 3 - Sensitive Places which bans CCW in certain places ....

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Thursday, October 13, 2022
Text and Video of Testimony: HPD Hearing on Gun Registration Rules
By Video @ 5:23 PM :: 2040 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... Video of October 4th HPD hearing to set rules on our right to bear arms ....

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Honolulu Police Department Considering Firearm Rules Changes
By NRA ILA @ 3:10 AM :: 717 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... HPD will hold a public hearing to consider new proposed Rules governing Firearm Permits and Licenses ....

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
Hawaii County Bill 220 - Gun Carry Ban in “Sensitive Places”
By News Release @ 6:39 PM :: 1216 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... hearing October 4th, 2022 at 9am ....

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Friday, September 30, 2022
Concealed Carry: Blangiardi Proposes New Gun Regulations
By News Release @ 3:14 AM :: 1207 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... it creates a default rule for private businesses and charitable organizations, to make it clear that the property owner gets to decide whether firearms are allowed on the premises ....

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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 :: 1159 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 :: 1369 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 :: 1109 Views :: Second Amendment

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

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Monday, August 29, 2022
Hawaii Gun Sales Per Capita Least in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:44 AM :: 849 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 :: 1199 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 :: 1394 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 :: 1728 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 :: 811 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 :: 1003 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 :: 2697 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 :: 2370 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 :: 1382 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 :: 1013 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 :: 1346 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 :: 1544 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 :: 1440 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 :: 1164 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 :: 1374 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 :: 939 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 :: 1442 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 :: 1141 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 :: 1325 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 :: 1191 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 :: 1252 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 :: 2140 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 :: 2308 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 :: 1542 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 :: 2066 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 :: 2184 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 :: 2711 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 :: 1815 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 :: 2391 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 :: 2206 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 :: 3116 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 :: 2304 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 :: 2574 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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