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Friday, January 29, 2021
DLNR Hires Helicopters to Exterminate Sheep on Mauna Kea
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 2307 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Second Amendment

... Control work is scheduled for February 17 and 18. Public access to affected areas and the Mauna Kea Hunter Access Road will be restricted ....

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Saturday, October 3, 2020
2nd Amendment, 9th Circuit: Oral Arguments in Young v. Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 6:09 AM :: 2386 Views :: Second Amendment

... The Ninth Circuit has established a tradition of re-hearing cases favorable to the Second Amendment ....

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
Hawaii Right to Carry Gun in Public Debated at Ninth Circuit
By Selected News Articles @ 3:42 PM :: 1917 Views :: Second Amendment

...Plaintiff George Young sued Hawaii in 2012 for denying his applications for permits to carry a concealed or openly visible handgun....

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
Gabbard Lawyer now working for Kenosha Defendant Kyle Rittenhouse
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 PM :: 3349 Views :: Congressional Delegation, First Amendment, Second Amendment

...the group has raised over $2.1 million for Rittenhouse’s defense fund as of Friday....

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Sunday, September 20, 2020
Hawaii Gun Control Bills Become Law
By NRA ILA @ 3:58 AM :: 3173 Views :: Second Amendment

...Governor Ige signed SB 3054, and HB 2744 went into law without his signature, due to his failure to veto the measure....

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Friday, September 11, 2020
Second Amendment Knife Case in Hawaii: Dangerous Opinion
By Selected News Articles @ 8:06 PM :: 2082 Views :: Second Amendment

...The District Court opinion shows how appeals courts hostile to the Second Amendment have been successfully salami slicing away Second Amendment rights....

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Knife Rights: Amicus Brief Filed in Hawaii Butterfly Knife Second Amendment Case
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 1812 Views :: Second Amendment

...Balisong knives are legal to possess and carry in at least 43 states (16 because of Knife Rights' efforts repealing switchblade and butterfly knife bans since 2010), and Hawaii is one of only three states that specifically ban these knives....

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Governor Releases 'Intent to Veto' List
By News Release @ 4:02 AM :: 3005 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Homelessness, Second Amendment

...Gov. David Ige has notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers of his Intent to Veto the following 6 measures....

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Saturday, August 22, 2020
9th Circuit Ruling Leads to New Hawaii Gun Right Lawsuit
By News Release @ 4:42 AM :: 2486 Views :: Second Amendment

...The lawsuit alleges that Hawaii's ban on Handgun magazines with a capacity greater than ten rounds in unconstitutional....

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Monday, August 10, 2020
Lawsuit Victory: American Samoans Win Gun Rights in Hawaii
By News Release @ 10:00 PM :: 3632 Views :: Second Amendment

... As soon as the HPD officers working the desk found out he was a US national and not a citizen he was swiftly denied the opportunity to apply ....

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Saturday, August 1, 2020
Kauai PD provides firearms registration forms online
By News Release @ 5:07 PM :: 2224 Views :: Kauai County, Second Amendment, COVID-19

...KPD requests that the public please complete and print them prior to arriving at their scheduled gun registration appointment....

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
​Hawaii: Legislature Adjourns, Mag Ban and Ammo Checks Defeated!
By NRA ILA @ 9:16 PM :: 2569 Views :: Second Amendment

...the legislature did pass two anti-gun bills....

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Thursday, July 9, 2020
Groups Challenge Hawaii’s prohibition on the open carry of firearms
By News Release @ 10:40 PM :: 1885 Views :: Second Amendment

... The issue before the en banc Young court is whether the Second Amendment protects the right of law-abiding citizens to openly carry firearms outside the home .... 

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020
HPD System Prevents Gun Owners from Registering Guns
By Selected News Articles @ 2:46 AM :: 5364 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... The number of appointments available to the public is completely full. Every morning, hundreds of people try to access the website to get an appointment. This causes the system to freeze and crash, something reminiscent of the state's unemployment website in the early days of the pandemic ....

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills Eligible for the Floor
By NRA ILA @ 11:04 PM :: 2079 Views :: Second Amendment

...Despite making a commitment to working on COVID-19 related legislation and budget issues, anti-gun legislation continues to move forward in the Hawaii legislature....

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Koko Head Shooting Complex resuming regular walk-in operations
By News Release @ 4:37 PM :: 2683 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment, COVID-19

...Online registration pilot project complete. Walk-in range usage beginning Wednesday, July 1....

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Monday, June 22, 2020
Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearing
By NRA ILA @ 5:54 PM :: 1660 Views :: Second Amendment

...hearings June 24 and 25....

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Young Case against Hawaii Carry Ban Finally Moving Forward
By Selected News Articles @ 4:49 AM :: 2301 Views :: Second Amendment

...Young v Hawaii challenges Hawaii statutes regulating carry permits – and lack thereof – on Second Amendment grounds....

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Monday, June 15, 2020
Settlement Improves Honolulu Gun Registration System
By Andrew Walden @ 8:12 PM :: 3577 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

"...From now on everyone who is in line at HPD's firearms registration department by 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays will be served...."

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020
New online system to assist with shooting range reservations
By News Release @ 5:36 PM :: 3205 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

...Parks and Recreation Online System, PROS, available to public beginning Wednesday, June 3 at 12 noon....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
DLNR COVID Plan: Expand Hunting to Feed the People
By News Release @ 9:02 PM :: 1791 Views :: Second Amendment, COVID-19

...“Hunters have asked us to increase open hunting days to help them feed our community,” said Sheri S. Mann, Kaua‘i Branch Manager for DLNR-DOFAW....

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Saturday, March 14, 2020
Hawaii Senate Committee Passes Two Anti-Gun Bills
By NRA ILA @ 5:17 AM :: 1946 Views :: Second Amendment

...The Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs deferred HB 2736....

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
State Senate Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Anti-Gun Bills
By NRA ILA @ 11:44 PM :: 1539 Views :: Second Amendment

...Thursday, March 12th at 1:30PM in Conference Room 229....

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Friday, March 6, 2020
Mag Ban and Ammo Restrictions Pass Senate
By NRA ILA @ 12:01 AM :: 3325 Views :: Second Amendment

... Just last year, a 9th Circuit opinion ruled that California's ban on standard capacity magazines was unconstitutional ....

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Monday, March 2, 2020
Hawaii Lawmakers Push Severe Ammo Restrictions
By NRA ILA @ 4:16 PM :: 1945 Views :: Second Amendment

...California’s neighbor to the left is seeking to outdo the Golden State tyrants with an even more intrusive scheme to harass law-abiding gun owners....

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Saturday, February 29, 2020
Hawaii Five Anti-Gun Bills on the Move
By News Release @ 5:50 PM :: 2008 Views :: Second Amendment

...The House passed HB 1902, HB 2736, and HB 2744. The bills will now move to the Senate for further consideration. On the Senate side, the Judiciary Committee passed SB 2519 and SB 2635, both with amendments....

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Thursday, February 27, 2020
Hawaii: Senate Judiciary Committee to Vote on Anti-Gun Bills
By News Release @ 1:19 AM :: 1873 Views :: Second Amendment

...On Thursday, February 27th, the Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a decision-making hearing on SB 2519 and SB 2635....

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Hawaii House to Vote on Anti-Gun Bills
By Selected News Articles @ 6:50 PM :: 1935 Views :: Second Amendment

...This Thursday, February 27th, three anti-gun bills: HB 1902, HB 2322, and HB 2736 will be eligible for floor votes in the House....

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
HB1902: Gun Magazine Ban Heads to Floor Vote
By News Release @ 10:51 PM :: 1923 Views :: Second Amendment

...House Bill 1902 to ban most standard capacity magazines is now eligible for a floor vote in the House at any time....

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
5 Ways to Fix Hawaii Gun Laws
By News Release @ 8:16 PM :: 2584 Views :: Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

...Whenever we as gun owners object to yet another second amendment infringing law, we hear the same old line, "well, we have to do something," but year after year, law after law is passed, and it changes nothing....

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Thursday, February 13, 2020
Gun Control Activists Rate Hawaii Laws 5th-Toughest
By News Release @ 3:54 PM :: 1663 Views :: Second Amendment

...Giffords Center recommends legislators, "...direct funding to evidence-based, community-driven violence intervention strategies...."

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Monday, February 10, 2020
UPDATE: Hawaii Legislature Considers 18 Gun Bills
By News Release @ 5:40 PM :: 1641 Views :: Second Amendment

...While some bills were deferred, a number of bills unfortunately passed out of committee and will continue on. Additionally, some of the deferred measures on the House side were amended into other measures that were passed....

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Thursday, February 6, 2020
Hawaii: Gun Bills Galore Moving in Legislature
By News Release @ 5:31 PM :: 2158 Views :: Second Amendment

...To give you an idea of the disrespect for your freedom, the joint committee in the House has scheduled 10 minutes to consider five anti-gun bills....

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Friday, January 31, 2020
NRA Town Hall Set for Honolulu
By News Release @ 3:54 AM :: 1764 Views :: Second Amendment

...Thursday, February 13th, 6PM-8PM -- Weinberg Memorial Hall - Ke’ehi Lagoon Memorial....

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Thursday, January 30, 2020
Second Amendment Rally Set for Capitol
By News Release @ 3:09 AM :: 1871 Views :: Second Amendment

...Rally begins at 8:30AM -- Legislator visits begin at 10:30AM....

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Hawaii: More Anti-Gun Bills Introduced Before Deadline
By News Release @ 4:08 AM :: 2187 Views :: Second Amendment

...Some of the more egregious bills introduced include....

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Saturday, January 18, 2020
2020 Legislature: Gun Bills Introduced
By News Release @ 2:28 AM :: 3372 Views :: Second Amendment

...Current list of Firearms-related Bills introduced in the 2020 legislative session....

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Saturday, January 4, 2020
Legislative Agenda: HPD Wants 5-Round Magazine Limit
By News Release @ 5:32 PM :: 2302 Views :: Second Amendment

...bad guys ignore the law and obtain them illegally anyway....

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Monday, December 30, 2019
Will Red Flag Laws Stop Gun Owners Seeking Medical Care?
By News Release @ 2:20 AM :: 2677 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

...a poll asking gun owners if they would talk to their doctors about any mental health issues they may be having, knowing that their doctor could file a red flag order against them....

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Saturday, December 21, 2019
Hawaii 'Ghost Guns' Already Illegal
By News Release @ 6:14 PM :: 5748 Views :: Second Amendment

...for a criminal to possess a "ghost gun" and use it for crime,  they must have violated eight separate laws....

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
US Supreme Court Decision Takes 90% of Mauna Kea from DLNR
By Tom Lodge @ 12:52 AM :: 6832 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Second Amendment
...As the sheep disappeared, the grasses, vines, and human-tall weeds were encouraged to overcome the mountain....
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Friday, October 25, 2019
Lawsuit: HPD Gun Registration and Licensing Procedures Unconstitutional
By News Release @ 4:27 AM :: 3624 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

...state laws requiring the transportation of a firearm to the police station to register it have already been ruled on by the D.C. Circuit Court and were found unconstitutional.  We expect the same to be found in this situation....

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Saturday, September 28, 2019
Australian Man Sentenced To Prison For Illegally Possessing Firearm In Hawaii
By News Release @ 1:58 AM :: 2435 Views :: Second Amendment

...Federal law prohibits a foreign national living in the United States pursuant to a non-immigrant visa from possessing any firearms....

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Gun Control Study Based on Fake Hawaii Data
By Selected News Articles @ 6:29 PM :: 3324 Views :: Second Amendment

...Highly Touted Study Tests Non-Existent Policies, Uses Deceptive Data....

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Thursday, August 1, 2019
Mauna Kea Reopened to Hunters
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 2834 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... The units were closed to protect public safety and provide security for the safe movement of heavy construction equipment associated with the Thirty Meter Telescope ....

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Friday, July 19, 2019
AG Settles Case: Hawaii Discriminates Against Legal Immigrants on Gun Permits
By Andrew Walden @ 10:19 AM :: 6193 Views :: Second Amendment

...Hawaii state law completely forbids anyone who is not a citizen of the United States of America from even applying for a gun permit....

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Ige Signs Anti-Gun Legislation
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 2352 Views :: Second Amendment

...Ige signed the final remaining anti-gun bill awaiting his consideration, Senate Bill 600. This comes on the heels of him signing Senate Bill 1466 on June 27th.... 

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Lawyers for Hawaii Gun Carry Lawsuit File Supreme Court Brief in New York Case
By Selected News Articles @ 3:45 AM :: 2940 Views :: Second Amendment

...Those unfamiliar with the Hawaii case may wonder what it has to do with the New York action, and the answer to that is that the notoriously anti-gun Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals tied the two together....

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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 :: 3259 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 :: 4801 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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