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Saturday, May 11, 2019
“Rap Back” or Rip-Off? Aloha State Gun Owners Sue for Disclosure of Information
By Selected News Articles @ 5:59 PM :: 4388 Views :: Second Amendment

...In Hawaii, state law imposes a registration requirement on almost all firearms. Under a bill signed into law in June 2016, Hawaii became the first state to couple this registration requirement to the Rap Back service....

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Sunday, May 5, 2019
Hawaii: Six Second Amendment Lawsuits
By News Release @ 6:22 PM :: 5437 Views :: Second Amendment

...For those that are not counting we currently have 4 lawsuits open that HIFICO (and/or its directors) are involved in directly and 2 more that we’re indirectly involved in....

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Friday, May 3, 2019
Two Anti-Gun Bills on Governor's Desk
By News Release @ 5:25 PM :: 3649 Views :: Second Amendment

...NRA-ILA will be back at the Capitol for the 2020 session....

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Hawaii Gun Rights Group Sues FBI over 'Rap Back'
By News Release @ 5:57 AM :: 7003 Views :: Second Amendment

...Hawaii Firearms Coalition Today Filed Suit in the D.C District Court Seeking Information Regarding Hawaii's use of the FBI Rap Back Service for gun owners....

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Friday, April 26, 2019
Legislators Send Three Anti-Gun Bills to Governor
By News Release @ 6:17 PM :: 4028 Views :: Second Amendment

...On April 24th, Governor David Ige signed House Bill 720 to impose criminal penalties upon gun owners if they fail to follow government requirements for how lost or stolen firearms must be reported....

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Thursday, April 25, 2019
HB720: Ige Signs Firearm Reporting Bill
By News Release @ 4:11 AM :: 3810 Views :: Second Amendment

...Under the bill, gun owners are required to report lost, stolen or destroyed firearms to the county police department within 24 hours of discovering the loss, theft or destruction of the weapon....

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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Hawaii Senate to Vote on Anti-Gun Bills
By News Release @ 9:05 PM :: 4144 Views :: Second Amendment

...After receiving a notice of disagreement for the House amendments to both Senate Bill 600 and Senate Bill 1466, the conference committee has met and agreed to the House amendments for both bills....

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Sunday, April 14, 2019
Hawaii Smallest Firearms Industry in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:38 PM :: 5713 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment, Small Business

...2019’s States Most Dependent on the Gun Industry....

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Friday, April 12, 2019
Hawaii Butterfly Knife Ban Challenged on Second Amendment Grounds
By Selected News Articles @ 12:55 AM :: 4628 Views :: Second Amendment

...“Knives are arms protected by the Second Amendment,” a complaint filed Wednesday in the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii contends....

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Thursday, April 11, 2019
NRA Seeks 'Immediate Injunction' Against Hawaii Gun Laws
By News Release @ 5:34 PM :: 4548 Views :: Second Amendment

...Effort Underway to Halt Hawaii's Restrictive Firearm Permitting Requirements....

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Hawaii Firearm Seizure Bill Eligible For Floor Vote
By News Release @ 4:47 AM :: 3839 Views :: Second Amendment

...Senate Bill 1466 to allow for the seizure of firearms without due process will be eligible for a floor vote in the Hawaii House of Representatives as early as tomorrow, April 9th....

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Friday, April 5, 2019
Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Eligible for Floor Vote
By News Release @ 2:11 PM :: 4929 Views :: Second Amendment

...could receive a vote as early as April 5, 2019....

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Friday, April 5, 2019
Levinson: Ballard's Second Amendment Stance 'Could Precipitate Legal Catastrophe'
By Andrew Walden @ 2:55 AM :: 7132 Views :: Police, Second Amendment

"...the manner in which Chief Ballard is administering her statutory authority to process applications for concealed and open carry licenses...could potentially precipitate one of the greatest legal catastrophes...the nation (has) ever experienced...." -- Steven Levinson and Loretta Sheehan

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Saturday, March 30, 2019
Complaint Filed in NRA-supported Challenge to Hawaii Concealed Carry Law
By News Release @ 4:43 AM :: 4942 Views :: Second Amendment

...The Hawaii Rifle Association today filed a lawsuit challenging Hawaii’s extreme requirement that a concealed carry license can only be issued in “urgent” or “exceptional” instances.... 

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard This Week
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 3535 Views :: Second Amendment

...March 27th, the Hawaii state House Committee on Judiciary will be holding a decision making hearing on anti-gun legislation, Senate Bill 600 and Senate Bill 1466.  On Thursday, March 28th, the Senate Committee on Judiciary will be holding a decision making hearing on House Bill 720....

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Monday, March 18, 2019
Senate Committee to Hear Anti-Gun Bills
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 5074 Views :: Second Amendment

...the Hawaii state House Committee on Public Safety, Veteran and Military Affairs is hearing anti-gun bills SB 600, SB 621, and SB 1466....

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Sunday, March 10, 2019
Rep Quinlan to Constituent: "Get the F*** Out!"
By Andrew Walden @ 6:44 PM :: 14301 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, First Amendment, Second Amendment

...an incident that happened at the Capitol on Thursday, February 21, during a HiFiCo Activism at the Legislature event....

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Friday, March 8, 2019
SCR42: After Partying with Mafia Hitman, Sen Stanley Chang Proposes Repeal of 2nd Amendment
By Selected News Articles @ 2:39 AM :: 8371 Views :: Politicians, Second Amendment

...Chang’s measure, which has four co-sponsors, would request Washington discuss either scrapping the Second Amendment altogether or clarifying that it only applies to organizations such as state militias....

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Crossover: Anti-Gun Bills Make it to the Other Side
By News Release @ 9:23 PM :: 3747 Views :: Second Amendment

...Gun Control Bills Pass Chamber of Origin & Resolution Introduced to Redefine or Repeal the Second Amendment....

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Thursday, February 28, 2019
Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Headed to Senate Floor
By News Release @ 4:49 PM :: 3375 Views :: Second Amendment

...Senate Bills 600, 621, and 1466....

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Committees of Both Chambers
By News Release @ 2:02 AM :: 3462 Views :: Second Amendment

...This week, both the House Committee on Judiciary and Senate Committee on Judiciary will be considering numerous anti-gun measures....

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
More Anti-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Hearings Wednesday
By News Release @ 9:42 PM :: 3124 Views :: Second Amendment

...On Wednesday, February 13th, the Hawaii state House Committee on Public Safety, Veteran and Military Affairs will be hearing several anti-gun bills....

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Monday, February 11, 2019
Senate Committee Refuses to Recognize Hundreds of Emailed Testimonies
By News Release @ 1:44 AM :: 6812 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Second Amendment

...The Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs has arbitrarily decided to not accept testimony submitted to it via e-mail....

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Friday, February 8, 2019
Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Public-funded Anti-gun Firearm Factoid Factory
By News Release @ 10:04 PM :: 3552 Views :: Second Amendment

...Following California’s lead, Hawaii lawmakers are seeking to use money gleaned from Aloha State taxpayers to fund their anti-gun propaganda efforts....

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearings This Thursday
By News Release @ 5:01 AM :: 3463 Views :: Second Amendment

...On Thursday, February 7th, the Hawaii state Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs is scheduled to hear Senate Bills 556, 600, 621, and 1466....

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Friday, January 25, 2019
Hawaii: Five Anti-Gun Bills Introduced
By Selected News Articles @ 7:09 PM :: 4451 Views :: Second Amendment

...the most egregious of these being a ban on commonly owned semi-automatic firearms, discriminating against young adults under the age of 21 and prohibiting them from bringing firearms into the state, and lastly, further victimizing gun owners who have experienced a loss or theft....

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Saturday, January 19, 2019
HR25: Prohibit Possession of Firearms and Ammunition in Hotel Rooms
By News Release @ 11:53 PM :: 4017 Views :: Second Amendment

...This week, the Hawaii Legislature convened for the 2019 session and anti-gun forces are already making attempts to limit your rights....

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Sunday, December 16, 2018
Hawaii: Gun-Carry Ban Legit Because It's Century Old
By Selected News Articles @ 7:55 PM :: 4330 Views :: Second Amendment

...Hawaii is arguing before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that its ban on the open carry of firearms is constitutional because it’s been around so long....

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Friday, November 30, 2018
What’s an airconditioned Neal Katyal worth?
By Andrew Walden @ 2:04 PM :: 4824 Views :: Second Amendment

...$185,000, according to a UIPA’d documents obtained from the Hawaii Attorney General’s office....

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
​Medicaid waivers allowed for inpatient psychiatric treatment
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 4841 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

...a milestone for our efforts to reduce the preventable tragedies caused by the lack of inpatient treatment....

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Monday, November 19, 2018
HRA Backs Hawaii Concealed Carry Lawsuit
By News Release @ 7:34 PM :: 4846 Views :: Second Amendment

...HRS 134-9 has been used to effectively block our citizens’ Second Amendment rights....

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Monday, October 8, 2018
Mauna Kea: DLNR Helicopters to Exterminate Sheep Again
By News Release @ 7:31 PM :: 6453 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Second Amendment

...aerial shooting from helicopters is scheduled for October 25 and 26, 2018....

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Thursday, September 27, 2018
Usual Suspects File Briefs Supporting Hawaii Open Carry Ban
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 PM :: 3794 Views :: Second Amendment

...On Monday, gun-grabber special interests filed “friend of the court” briefs and declarations to argue against the right to bear arms in the case of Young v. Hawaii, challenging the state’s effective ban on open carry by the whole people....

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Expected: Hawaii Files For Ninth Circuit En Banc Ruling On Right To Bear Arms  
By Selected News Articles @ 6:58 PM :: 4103 Views :: Second Amendment

...an en banc hearing of the Ninth involves 11 judges chosen at random, out of the 23 or 24 judges (depending on confirmation hearings) on the Ninth Circuit....

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Thursday, September 13, 2018
AG Opinion: Hawaii Gun Laws Not as Restrictive as they Seem
By News Release @ 6:38 PM :: 5513 Views :: Second Amendment

...We advise that section 134-9, HRS, does not limit the issuance of unconcealed-carry licenses to individuals whose jobs entail protecting life and property....

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Hawaii County Hires Katyal to Fight Against Second Amendment Ruling
By Video @ 2:45 AM :: 7628 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

...Resolution 666-18 would allow the County to enter into an agreement with the State of Hawai‘i to retain the legal services of Mr. Neal Katyal as special counsel, with the State to pay all fees and costs....

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Thursday, August 2, 2018
Gun advocates need to tread carefully, despite Young v. Hawaii victory
By Selected News Articles @ 2:59 AM :: 4672 Views :: Second Amendment

...This victory does not give you a pass to open carry in states that prohibit it....

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
​Ninth Circuit Stunner: Second Amendment Protects Public Open Carry!
By Selected News Articles @ 12:46 PM :: 5718 Views :: Second Amendment

...the anti-gun wing of the Ninth Circuit has few maneuvers left to continue to deny the constitutional right to bear firearms in public....

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Thursday, July 26, 2018
Hawaii Rifle Association Releases Candidate Survey Results
By News Release @ 2:29 PM :: 4543 Views :: Second Amendment

...The grades range from an "A" for those strongly in favor of maintaining and improving our gun rights to an "F" for those who seek to diminish our Second Amendment rights by increasing restrictions on law abiding citizens and gun owners....

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Open Carry of Guns: 9th Circuit Strikes Down Hawaii Restrictions
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 PM :: 5764 Views :: Second Amendment

...The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that Hawaii County officials had violated George Young's rights when he was denied a permit to openly carry a loaded gun in public to protect himself....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Ige Signs Firearms Bills Including Bump Stock Ban
By News Release @ 12:47 AM :: 3973 Views :: Second Amendment

...Act 157 prohibits the manufacture, importation, sale, transfer and possession of bump fire stocks, multi-burst trigger activators, and trigger cranks....

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Hawaii Gun Permits Down 24%
By News Release @ 7:02 PM :: 4429 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

...A total of 16,443 personal firearm permit applications were processed statewide during 2017, marking a 23.2% decrease from the tally in 2016....

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Sunday, May 6, 2018
SB2046: Bump Stock Ban on Ige's Desk
By News Release @ 4:05 PM :: 3658 Views :: Second Amendment

...SB2046 contains vague language that could criminalize firearm modifications that are commonly done by law-abiding gun owners to make their firearms more suitable for self-defense, competition, hunting, or even overcoming disability....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Hawaii Trigger Modification Ban Headed to Governor’s Desk
By News Release @ 3:37 AM :: 4354 Views :: Second Amendment

...On April 25th, the Hawaii state Senate voted to pass Senate Bill 2046....

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Saturday, April 21, 2018
Hawaii House Passes Trigger Modification Ban
By News Release @ 3:31 AM :: 3834 Views :: Second Amendment

...Senate Bill 2046 would make it a crime to manufacture, import, sell, gift, lend, or possess certain trigger modification....

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Friday, April 6, 2018
1 Hour Notice--Hawaii House Committee Passes Trigger Modification Ban
By News Release @ 10:17 PM :: 4745 Views :: Ethics, Second Amendment

... April 4th, the Hawaii House Committee on Judiciary passed Senate Bill 2046 with amendments.  The Committee added SB 2046 to their agenda less than an hour before the scheduled hearing.  SB 2046 will now head to the House floor ....

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Lawsuit: Hawaii Taser Ban is Unconstitutional
By Andrew Walden @ 3:37 AM :: 7621 Views :: Second Amendment

...A lawsuit filed April 2, 2018 in Hawaii’s Federal District Court challenges the state ban on civilian ownership of stun guns....

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Hawaii Senate Committee to Hear Anti-Reciprocity Resolutions
By News Release @ 2:07 PM :: 4501 Views :: Second Amendment

...Senate Concurrent Resolution 9 and Senate Resolution 7 requesting the Congressional Delegation of Hawaii to vote against any national reciprocity legislation....

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Monday, March 26, 2018
Gun Control? Brian Schatz Proudly Ignorant
By Selected News Articles @ 7:18 PM :: 6307 Views :: Politicians, Second Amendment

...Couple Schatz's loathing hostility with his deliberate ignorance and you get gridlock. There won’t be any productive conversations, let alone legislation. Liberals can’t be surprised when they aren’t taken seriously....

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Concealed Carry: Anti-Reciprocity Resolutions to Be Heard
By News Release @ 1:35 PM :: 3952 Views :: Second Amendment

...House Concurrent Resolution 37 and House Resolution 29, sponsored by Representative Gregg Takayama (D-34), requests Congress to not enact S. 446, H.R. 38, or any “concealed carry reciprocity” legislation....

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