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Friday, May 24, 2024
Podcast: The Second Amendment Implications of Hawaii Legalizing Butterfly Knives
By Video @ 5:18 AM :: 152 Views :: Second Amendment

... nobody really expected a blanket reversal on how Hawaii treats bladed weapons ....

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Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Green Signs HB2342: Legalizes 'open carry' of everything except guns
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 PM :: 2868 Views :: Second Amendment

... This bill legalizes the open carry of all non-firearm weapons, including butterfly knives, switchblades, brass knuckles, swords, and spears ....

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Monday, May 13, 2024
Landmark Victory for Second Amendment Rights in Honolulu
By News Release @ 9:52 PM :: 1166 Views :: Second Amendment

... All applications for concealed weapon licenses submitted before February 29, 2024, be processed within 60 days ....

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Monday, May 6, 2024
Hawaii Legislative Session Adjourns, Marking the Defeat of Several Anti-Gun Bills
By NRA ILA @ 4:11 PM :: 1067 Views :: Second Amendment

... With the adjournment of the 2024 session, the following anti-gun bills are now defeated ....

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Thursday, May 2, 2024
SB2845: No Right to Keep and Bear Ammunition under Age 21
By NRA ILA @ 8:06 PM :: 1115 Views :: Second Amendment

... Senate and House chambers passed Senate Bill 2845 that prohibits individuals under the age of 21 from purchasing or possessing ammunition ....

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Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Hawaii AG releases firearm registration statistics
By News Release @ 7:08 PM :: 1190 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... 2.2% were denied due to one or more disqualifying factors ....

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Friday, April 19, 2024
Blangiardi: City Will Not Sue Glock
By Selected News Articles @ 11:59 PM :: 2055 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... a Council bill had proposed hiring specialized legal experts from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence and Dentons law firm ....

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Friday, April 19, 2024
Honolulu mayor says he's responsible for Honolulu’s gun licensing problems.
By Video @ 8:20 PM :: 1180 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... The law clearly says the police chief makes the policies, but the mayor says he's pulling those strings ....

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Sunday, April 7, 2024
SB3196: Gun Control Bill Dead for Session
By News Release @ 10:35 AM :: 3506 Views :: Second Amendment

... gun control bill dead ....

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Monday, April 1, 2024
Concealed Carry Win on Big Island
By Selected News Articles @ 5:56 PM :: 2310 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... The legal ownership of a firearm inherently includes the right to carry it ....

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024
SB2845: Ammo Purchase Age Restrictions heading to House Vote
By NRA ILA @ 6:35 PM :: 1381 Views :: Second Amendment

... prohibiting persons under the age of 21 from purchasing or possessing ammunition ....

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Hawaii Democratic-controlled Senate Committee Passes COS Resolution
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 PM :: 1482 Views :: First Amendment, Second Amendment

... The Hawaii Senate committee’s approval of S.R. 168 and S.C.R. 196 is another example of how the Left supports an Article V convention and would use one to push radical, anti-American revisions to the U.S. Constitution ....

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Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Three Gun Bills on the Move
By News Release @ 6:59 PM :: 1746 Views :: Second Amendment

... two hearings for three bills coming up on Friday that will accept testimony ....

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Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills Pass Senate
By NRA ILA @ 7:05 PM :: 2281 Views :: Second Amendment

... Senate Bill 3196 and Senate Bill 2845 were passed in the Senate and now have been transmitted to the House for further consideration ....

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Saturday, March 2, 2024
Lawsuit Against Honolulu City and County for Infringing on Concealed Carry Rights
By News Release @ 9:11 PM :: 1479 Views :: Second Amendment

... Honolulu's procedures for issuing CCW permits unduly delay and obstruct law-abiding citizens' ability to obtain them ....

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Friday, February 23, 2024
Ninth Circuit to rehear Hawaii butterfly knife ban
By Court House News @ 5:59 PM :: 1321 Views :: Second Amendment

... The Ninth Circuit restored Hawaii's 1993 ban on butterfly knives while agreeing to take on an appeal of the decision that the knife is protected under the Second Amendment ....

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Decision Making Hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee
By NRA ILA @ 8:03 PM :: 1375 Views :: Second Amendment

... Senate Bill 3196 and Senate Bill 2845 will place further restrictions on your Second Amendment Rights by expanding the existing "assault pistol" ban to include certain rifles and shotguns and implementing new age restrictions for ammunition ....

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Monday, February 19, 2024
SB3196 Bans Many Types of Guns
By Selected News Articles @ 6:43 PM :: 1710 Views :: Second Amendment

... Bans all shotguns capable of accepting more than 5 rounds ....

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Friday, February 16, 2024
Gun bills pass Hawaii Senate committee
By Selected News Articles @ 2:12 PM :: 1447 Views :: Second Amendment

... multiple bills that would restrict access to firearm use ....

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Three Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled to be Heard
By NRA ILA @ 10:53 PM :: 1640 Views :: Second Amendment

... utilize taxpayer dollars to create a state level propaganda arm to further the anti-gun agenda ....

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Saturday, February 10, 2024
SB3196: More Gun Control on the Agenda
By News Release @ 8:56 PM :: 2092 Views :: Second Amendment

... SB3196 significantly expands the existing assault weapons ban, including stricter regulations on assault rifles, shotguns, and high-capacity magazines ....

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Friday, February 9, 2024
'Spirit of Aloha' Hawaii Supreme Court gun ruling brings praise and ridicule
By Selected News Articles @ 1:17 PM :: 1973 Views :: Second Amendment

...A ruling by the Hawaii Supreme Court saying "there is no state constitutional right to carry a firearm in public"....

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Thursday, February 8, 2024
Hawaii Supreme Court Rejects Major Second Amendment Rulings in New Gun-Carry Decision
By Selected News Articles @ 2:45 AM :: 1888 Views :: Second Amendment

“The history of the Hawaiian Islands does not include a society where armed people move about the community to possibly combat the deadly aims of others.” -- Supreme Court without laughing

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Sunday, January 21, 2024
Did you Buy a Gun and a Bible? Feds Sift Thru Bank Transactions Looking for 'Domestic Terrorists'
By Selected News Articles @ 5:15 PM :: 1633 Views :: First Amendment, Second Amendment

... All-American consumerism by a completely peaceful and law-abiding citizen somehow threatens the people running my own country into the ground ....

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Friday, December 29, 2023
HPD: No Gun Permits for Next 40 Days
By News Release @ 3:08 PM :: 1935 Views :: Second Amendment

... The recent decision by Police Chief Logan to require people to be certified by nonexistent instructors means that NO ONE can purchase a handgun or rifle until ....

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Saturday, December 16, 2023
Hearing Set for Honolulu PD Concealed Carry Rules
By News Release @ 11:58 PM :: 1553 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... at HPD HQ Jan 9, 2024, 10am ....

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Saturday, December 16, 2023
Big Island: Gun License Denial Leads to Lawsuit
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 1539 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... The lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of Hawaii's firearm permitting scheme, arguing that it grants law enforcement officials too much discretion ....

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Thursday, December 14, 2023
Hawai‘i State Capitol gets metal detectors
By News Release @ 11:25 PM :: 1238 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

... Beginning Monday, December 18, the Hawai‘i State Capitol will join 37 other state capitols that have incorporated metal detection into their security measures ....

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Friday, November 17, 2023
NRA Challenges Hawaii’s “Sensitive Places” Gun Law
By News Release @ 1:57 PM :: 1466 Views :: Second Amendment

... Hawaii “sensitive places” law makes it illegal to carry firearms throughout most of the state ....

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Monday, November 13, 2023
Gun Violence: Westside Legislators Push Back Against Grace, Fevella
By News Release @ 5:39 PM :: 3065 Views :: Honolulu County, Gambling, Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

"We are disappointed that one of our colleagues has chosen to align themselves with a group of people promoting hate and bullying."

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Friday, November 10, 2023
Trap & skeet ranges at Koko Head Shooting Complex reopening this weekend
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 1504 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Skeet Range opening Saturday, Nov. 11, Trap Range reopening Sunday, Nov. 12 ....

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Thursday, November 9, 2023
17 State Coalition Against Unconstitutional Hawaii Firearm Carry Ban
By News Release @ 2:20 AM :: 1773 Views :: Second Amendment

... 17 state attorneys general oppose Hawaii’s unconstitutional gun ban which prohibits the carry or possession of firearms in designated “sensitive” places ....

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Friday, November 3, 2023
Court Blocks Parts of Honolulu ‘Sensitive Places’ Gun Law
By News Release @ 4:38 AM :: 1817 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Due to our "sensitive places lawsuit," Honolulu is no longer able to enforce parts of its sensitive places ordinance ....

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Saturday, October 21, 2023
​Judge rules California assault weapons ban unconstitutional
By Court House News @ 10:32 PM :: 1708 Views :: Second Amendment

... under a pair of landmark U.S. Supreme Court rulings expanding gun rights, the prohibition on semi-automatic rifles ownership is unconstitutional ....

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Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Hawaii AG Appeals Butterfly Knife Ruling
By News Release @ 1:23 AM :: 1597 Views :: Second Amendment

... The petition seeks a full en banc review of a panel opinion issued in Teter v. Lopez on August 7, 2023 that invalidated Hawaii’s butterfly knife ban ....

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Sunday, October 1, 2023
2A Victory: Hawaii County Concealed Carry Rules Rejected by Court
By Selected News Articles @ 6:30 AM :: 2150 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... Hawaii County must use the same form as Honolulu ....

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Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Hawaii cannot prevent gun owners from carrying in many public areas — for now
By Court House News @ 3:06 PM :: 2539 Views :: Second Amendment

... A federal judge has temporarily enjoined Hawaii from enforcing a brand-new law that would block open carrying in public areas, like local beaches ....

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Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Temporary Restraining Order Granted in Hawaii Second Amendment Case
By News Release @ 1:01 AM :: 2522 Views :: Second Amendment

... Federal Judge Kobayashi issued her verdict on the TRO request in the case of Wolford v. Lopez ....

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Monday, August 7, 2023
Court: Hawaii Butterfly Knife Ban Violates Second Amendment
By Selected News Articles @ 3:13 PM :: 2807 Views :: Second Amendment

... Hawaii Butterfly Knife Ban Violates Second Amendment: So the Ninth Circuit held today (Teter v. Lopez), in an opinion by Judge Carlos Bea, joined by Judges Daniel Collins and Kenneth Lee ....

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Thursday, August 3, 2023
All Hawaii Firearms training affidavits void January 1, 2024
By News Release @ 3:00 PM :: 5261 Views :: Second Amendment

... If you have ever taken a handgun class in Hawaii required to purchase a firearm.  Starting January 1st, 2024, you will need to take that class again ....

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Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Are Hawaii's legal Gun Owners a Threat to Democracy?  An illegal paramilitary group?  Politically violent?  Lawyers representing the State seem to think so.
By Selected News Articles @ 4:31 AM :: 2959 Views :: Second Amendment

... The State Attorney General's office has sought the assistance of lawyers from the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy & Protection at Georgetown University Law Center ....

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Friday, July 14, 2023
Gun Industry Group Sues Over Hawaii 'Nuisance' Law
By News Release @ 2:09 AM :: 1681 Views :: Second Amendment

... Hawaii’s recently-enacted public nuisance law will allow frivolous lawsuits against members of the firearm industry for the criminal and negligent misuse of firearms by remote third parties ....

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Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Lawsuit Challenges Hawaii's 'Sensitive Places' Gun Law
By News Release @ 4:33 AM :: 1741 Views :: Second Amendment

... The lawsuit targets several problematic provisions within ACT 52, including the ban on carrying firearms at parks, beaches, banks, restaurants that serve alcohol, and their adjacent parking areas ....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Hawaii Gun Registration Applications Drop
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 2165 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... 21,881 personal/private firearm permit applications were processed statewide during 2022, marking a 6.1% decrease ....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023
​Sailor Wins Right to Register Guns
By News Release @ 3:57 PM :: 3449 Views :: Military, Second Amendment

... City and state to pay $130K to settle gun owner’s lawsuit ....

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Saturday, June 3, 2023
Green signs bill banning concealed firearms in 'sensitive places'
By Selected News Articles @ 4:52 AM :: 1779 Views :: Second Amendment

... The bill could lead to lawsuits ....

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Owning a firearm in Hawaii is about to get more expensive
By Selected News Articles @ 4:01 AM :: 2464 Views :: Second Amendment, Cost of Living

... Recently, state legislators proposed a bill that, if passed, would increase the costs associated with obtaining and carrying a firearm for self-defense ....

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Friday, May 26, 2023
Hawaii Settles Lawsuit Allowing for Carrying of Billies for Self-Defense
By News Release @ 1:52 AM :: 2172 Views :: Second Amendment

... On May 23, 2023, a settlement was reached in the case of Yukutake vs Shikada, which challenged Hawaii's law on carrying batons in public for self-defense ....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Hawaii Next? California sued over Law Allowing Lawsuits Against Gun Manufacturers
By Selected News Articles @ 3:23 PM :: 1727 Views :: Second Amendment

... The National Shooting Sports Foundation argues the new state law is unconstitutional ....

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Tuesday, May 9, 2023
SB1230: A one-finger salute at our military
By News Release @ 3:48 PM :: 2427 Views :: Military, Second Amendment

... under this soon-to-be law, service members are going to be denied their basic fundamental right to bear arms for lawful purposes ....

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