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Friday, January 24, 2014
2014 Legislative Session Underway, Pro-gun and Anti-gun Legislation Introduced
By News Release @ 2:07 PM :: 4003 Views :: Second Amendment

Please contact members of the House Committee on Water and Land and respectfully urge them to support House Bill 1907....

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Monday, January 20, 2014
Hunting bills introduced in House
By News Release @ 3:23 PM :: 4531 Views :: Second Amendment

...five bills aimed at recognizing the impact of hunting on Hawaii’s outdoor heritage and focusing on ways to help strengthen and improve hunting activities....

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Monday, January 6, 2014
Hawaii Rifle Association 2014 Sen. Sam Slom Fundraiser
By News Release @ 10:21 AM :: 3896 Views :: Second Amendment

January 11 2014, Saturday at 5:30 PM....

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Saturday, January 4, 2014
Invasive Species Briefing Set
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 5328 Views :: Environment, Second Amendment
  • DATE: Wednesday, January 08, 2014
  • TIME: 10:00 a.m.
  • PLACE: Conference Room 225, State Capitol
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Hawaii Rifle Assn Leader Looks forward to 2014 Session
By Video @ 1:57 PM :: 5409 Views :: Second Amendment

Senator Sam Slom discusses gun control with Dr. Maxwell Cooper, Legislative Liaison for Hawaii Rifle Association....

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Saturday, December 7, 2013
Koko Head rifle range temporarily closed after new reports of stray bullets
By News Release @ 8:21 PM :: 4080 Views :: Second Amendment

The closure only applies to the rifle range.  The complex will remain open during normal hours and the pistol, silhouette, archery, action, skeet, and trap ranges remain open....

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Thursday, November 28, 2013
Pig War: DLNR, Rusty Boar Battle Over 'American Jungle' TV Show
By News Release @ 1:38 AM :: 8939 Views :: Environment, Second Amendment

DLNR is a bully taking away rights, threatening cultural livelihood and even trying to censor what can be shown on television. To this I say, long live “American Jungle”....

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Friday, November 22, 2013
FBI: Hawaii Data Sharing Failure Allows Mentally Ill to Buy Guns
By News Release @ 1:59 PM :: 3968 Views :: Second Amendment

Hawaii Among the Lowest-Performing States with Only 1 Record Submitted Over the Past Two Decades....

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Thursday, November 21, 2013
Honolulu Councilman Stanley Chang Introduces Anti-Gun Resolution
By News Release @ 11:10 PM :: 4212 Views :: Second Amendment

Resolution 13-280 calling on Congress to enact federal legislation to implement President Obama’s “Now is the Time” plan....

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Friday, November 8, 2013
New Federal Rule Mandates Mental Health and Substance Abuse Parity for Insurance Plans
By News Release @ 10:51 PM :: 7383 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment
...ensures that health plans features like co-pays, deductibles and visit limits are generally not more restrictive for mental health/substance abuse disorders benefits than they are for medical/surgical benefits....
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Saturday, September 14, 2013
Anti-Aquarium Nuts Attack Big Isle Fisherman For Catching Delicious Tiger Shark
By Andrew Walden @ 4:40 AM :: 8404 Views :: Environment, Second Amendment

...a few weeks ago the puppy-murdering phonies of "People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals" (PETA) hounded a Kauai fisherman whose close call with a giant ahi was captured on video.  Now the national spotlight is focused on a Big Island youth...

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Friday, September 6, 2013
The Varmint Goats of Kahoolawe
By Selected News Articles @ 12:10 AM :: 11947 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Second Amendment
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Thursday, July 25, 2013
PETA Attacks Hawaii Man Nearly Killed by Ahi
By News Release @ 2:43 AM :: 7602 Views :: Environment, Second Amendment

As Native Hawaiians and residents of Hawai‘i, we take serious offense at your public attack upon a local fisherman for catching ahi....

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Abercrombie Appoints Asselbaye, Halagao to BoE, Signs Gun Control Bill, Others
By News Release @ 11:33 PM :: 5326 Views :: Education K-12, Second Amendment

fingerprint, photograph and background checks for those bringing firearms into Hawaii....

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Hawaii Rifle Assn. 20th Annual Shooting Sports Fair
By News Release @ 9:37 PM :: 4460 Views :: Second Amendment

SATURDAY, JUNE 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and SUNDAY, JUNE 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the KOKO HEAD SHOOTING COMPLEX....

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Saturday, June 1, 2013
NRA Debunks Ammo Shortage Rumors
By News Release @ 12:58 AM :: 5305 Views :: Second Amendment

...there are more than enough actual threats to the Second Amendment to keep gun owners busy....

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Friday, May 31, 2013
Gun Permitting Among Bills on Honolulu Council Agenda
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:07 PM :: 5787 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment
Resolution 13-74, CD1 (2013) – Requesting the Honolulu Police Department to provide for firearm permitting and registration at the Kapolei and Kaneohe Police Stations....
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Sunday, May 26, 2013
A New Moral Treatment: Humane institutionalization can help the mentally ill and protect society
By Selected News Articles @ 10:22 PM :: 7425 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

...over 90 percent of patients who would have been committed before deinstitutionalization are now out in the world....

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Monday, May 13, 2013
Council Resolution 13-74: Ease Gun Registration Lines
By News Release @ 10:26 PM :: 4233 Views :: Second Amendment

... Resolution 13-74 requesting the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) to open the Kapolei and Kaneohe Police Stations to firearm permitting and registration ....

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Thursday, May 2, 2013
NRA: Contact the Governor and Request his Veto of Senate Bill 69
By Selected News Articles @ 11:41 PM :: 4094 Views :: Second Amendment

...SB 69 was originally a gun “buyback” bill but was amended in the state House into a mandatory background check bill on already acquired firearms ....

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Monday, April 29, 2013
SB69: Mandatory Background Checks to be Voted
By News Release @ 7:29 PM :: 4549 Views :: Second Amendment

... mandatory background check bill on already acquired firearms .....

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Saturday, April 27, 2013
Six Animal-Related Bills Moving Forward
By News Release @ 12:44 AM :: 7219 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii State Government, Second Amendment

The bills await final, floor votes of both the House and the Senate on Tuesday, April 30th....

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Monday, April 22, 2013
Conference Committee Hearing on Senate Bill 69 Rescheduled
By News Release @ 7:46 PM :: 3709 Views :: Second Amendment

... conference committee will reconvene tomorrow, April 23, at 10:30 am in Conference Room 312 ....

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Monday, April 22, 2013
Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted April 22, 2013
By Congress.org @ 3:15 PM :: 5143 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Second Amendment
  • Senate: Firearms Legislation – Concealed-Carry Reciprocity Amendment
  • Senate: Firearms Legislation – Background Checks Amendment
  • Senate: Firearms Legislation – Republican Substitute Amendment
  • Senate: Firearms Legislation – Straw Purchases Amendment
  • House: Cybersecurity Intelligence Sharing
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Friday, April 19, 2013
Budget Negotiations: Support Puuanahulu Shooting Range
By News Release @ 1:24 AM :: 4771 Views :: Second Amendment
The proposed world class Puuanahulu Shooting Range in Kailua-Kona  is still in the state budget....
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Senate Gun Control Bill Erodes Your Rights and Privacy
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:32 PM :: 3594 Views :: Second Amendment
Heritage experts urged lawmakers to consider the host of complex factors that contribute to violent outbreaks and to steer away from untested ideas that would restrict the rights of law-abiding citizens....
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Background Checks: Senate Rejects House Amendments; SB 69 Goes to Committee Conference
By News Release @ 7:25 PM :: 4009 Views :: Second Amendment
...a mandatory background check bill on already acquired firearms....
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Hawaii: Last Chance to Stop Bill Requiring Background Checks on Legally Possessed Firearms
By News Release @ 1:31 PM :: 5405 Views :: Second Amendment
Senate Bill 69 passed in the state House of Representatives earlier this month, and will be considered for concurrence and final passage by the state Senate tomorrow....
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Friday, April 5, 2013
Guns, Background Checks, and Your Rights
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:05 AM :: 5018 Views :: Second Amendment

Even the ACLU is worried ....

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Thursday, April 4, 2013
Kauai Friends of the NRA to Meet
By News Release @ 1:36 PM :: 6213 Views :: Kauai County, Second Amendment
Kauai Friends of NRA Saturday, April 27, 4:00 PM, Kauai Beach Resort Ball Room 4331 Kauai Beach Dr....
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
NRA: Background Check Bill Makes Final Committee Stop
By News Release @ 4:34 PM :: 5299 Views :: Second Amendment
Senate Bill 69 will be considered by the House Committee on Finance this Thursday, March 28 at 3:15 PM in House Conference Room 308....
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Thursday, March 21, 2013
Hawaii Firearm Permits Set New Record in 2012
By News Release @ 6:22 PM :: 5477 Views :: Second Amendment

...the Attorney General released its annual report detailing statewide and county firearm registration statistics for calendar year 2012 ....

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Monday, March 18, 2013
SB69: Gun Registration Bill to be Heard Tomorrow
By News Release @ 6:32 PM :: 5386 Views :: Second Amendment

House Judiciary Committee TOMORROW, March 19 at 2:00 p.m. in House Conference Room 325 at the state Capitol....

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Hawaii Gun Registration Bill to be Heard this Thursday
By News Release @ 3:29 PM :: 4984 Views :: Second Amendment

House Public Safety Committee this Thursday, March 14 at 9:30 a.m. in House conference room 309....

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Hawaii: Gun Registration Bill Passes the Senate
By News Release @ 12:28 AM :: 5581 Views :: Second Amendment

The bill has been referred to the House Public Safety, Judiciary, and Finance committees....

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Saturday, March 9, 2013
Hawaii Legislative Watch: People vs. Government
By Rachelle Chang @ 3:41 PM :: 9088 Views :: First Amendment, Hawaii State Government, Second Amendment, Small Business

...10 issues, large and small, in which government is intruding more into our lives and our businesses....

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Monday, March 4, 2013
NRA: Burdensome Anti-Gun Bill Must be Stopped
By News Release @ 10:34 PM :: 5116 Views :: Second Amendment

SB 69 will require fingerprinting and NICS checks in addition to the already existing registration requirement on ALL firearms brought into the state....

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013
SB69: Hearing Feb 20 for Extremist Anti-Gun Measure
By News Release @ 9:07 PM :: 5388 Views :: Second Amendment

SB 69 leaves several things open to question or interpretation. For instance, it fails to define what constitutes an “extensive background check” or what constitutes a “mental health concern”....

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Friday, February 15, 2013
NRA: Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills on the Move
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 5522 Views :: Second Amendment

Legislative Recess - A Perfect Time to Meet with Your Legislators at Home.  The state legislature goes into a mandatory five-day recess from February 21-26....

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Thursday, February 7, 2013
NRA: Deeply Flawed Hawaii Mental Health Bill to be Heard Friday
By News Release @ 3:07 AM :: 6229 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

Under this proposed legislation, Hawaiians would be subject to warrantless entry into their homes, warrantless seizure of their firearms and other weapons based solely on a mere “report” by a so-called “mental health professional.” 

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Gun Buyback Bill Re-Scheduled to be Heard in Senate Committee this Thursday
By News Release @ 2:10 AM :: 4728 Views :: Second Amendment

Thursday, February 7, in the Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs (PSM) Committee at 2:45 p.m. in conference room 224 ....
 

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Hawaii: Attempt to Repeal Protections for NRA Instructors Fails
By News Release @ 10:36 PM :: 5453 Views :: Second Amendment

NRA-ILA is pleased to report that an attempt to repeal newly-enacted protections for National Rifle Association instructors has failed....

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Hawaii Gun Buyback Bill Scheduled to be Heard This Week
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 5534 Views :: Second Amendment

The average person who voluntarily surrenders a firearm to police is not a criminal and the firearms surrendered are not those misused by criminals....

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Friday, January 25, 2013
NRA: 2013 Legislative Session Begins with a Battle for Our Second Amendment Rights in the Aloha State
By News Release @ 8:33 PM :: 7322 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Second Amendment

The NRA will be actively fighting proposed anti-gun measures while keeping you updated on scheduled hearings and any action taken. While each bill has been assigned to a committee, most have not yet been scheduled for hearings.

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Thursday, January 24, 2013
Does Senate Bill 219 turn your Daddy’s Duck Gun into an Assault Weapon?
By Tom Lodge @ 1:10 AM :: 7211 Views :: Second Amendment

No hunter or target shooter currently uses an “assault weapon”. The term is a political and media invention, intended to cause confusion....

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Gun Discussions Should Not Be Required for Physicians
By Selected News Articles @ 2:15 PM :: 5238 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

...who is going to be held responsible if one of their patients decides to take out some poor store clerk? Is the shooter's doctor now a potential target for a lawsuit? Can the shooter claim at his trial that he was not properly counseled by his physician?

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Saturday, January 19, 2013
Honolulu: Hundreds Rally in Defense of Second Amendment
By Andrew Walden @ 10:37 PM :: 10092 Views :: Second Amendment

Hundreds of local hunters and their supporters rallied at the Capitol today as at least one Senator backed away from a gun control measure he had earlier introduced....

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Friday, January 18, 2013
Responding to Newtown
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:58 PM :: 5912 Views :: National News, Health Care, Second Amendment

“Given the weak track record of federal mental health programs, states should exercise primary responsibility for determining appropriate mental health services, which will entail eliminating restrictions currently imposed by the federal government.”

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Thursday, January 17, 2013
Obama Signs 23 Gun-Related Executive Orders
By Selected News Articles @ 1:40 PM :: 5685 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

"Launch a national dialogue led by Secretaries Sebelius and Duncan on mental health." 

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Thursday, January 10, 2013
NRA: White House Meeting Agenda Driven
By News Release @ 10:16 PM :: 4875 Views :: Second Amendment

We attended today's White House meeting...prepared to have a meaningful conversation about school safety, mental health issues, the marketing of violence to our kids and the collapse of federal prosecutions of violent criminals....

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