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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 :: 1079 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 :: 972 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 :: 775 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 :: 765 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 :: 567 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 :: 949 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 :: 736 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 :: 970 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 :: 828 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 :: 866 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 :: 1686 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 :: 928 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 :: 1065 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 :: 1511 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 :: 1555 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 :: 2288 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 :: 1339 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 :: 1812 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 :: 1642 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 :: 2171 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 :: 1932 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 :: 2036 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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Saturday, August 21, 2021
Second Amendment: Honolulu Concedes Defeat, Another Win For Beck
By Selected News Articles @ 2:04 AM :: 2292 Views :: Second Amendment

... On August 16th, a fully executed stipulation and order was finalized, delivering a huge victory to attorney Alan Beck and his clients ....

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Monday, August 16, 2021
Two Hawaii Gun Regulations Struck Down
By Selected News Articles @ 10:26 PM :: 2528 Views :: Second Amendment

... the Government has entirely failed to demonstrate how each law effectuates its asserted interest in public safety, neither law can pass constitutional muster ....

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Lawsuit Challenges Gun Confiscation After Disorderly Conduct Conviction
By News Release @ 12:40 AM :: 1811 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... Both plaintiffs were sent letters from HPD denying them the ability to obtain a permit or register firearms and ordering them to surrender any they may have in their possession ....

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Saturday, July 10, 2021
Starting January 1st, 2022, law-abiding citizens will have the option of owning tasers and stun guns.
By News Release @ 9:20 PM :: 1914 Views :: Second Amendment

... HB891, written by the Attorney General's office, makes tasers and other electric weapons legal in the state.  The Governor did not sign the law but did not veto it either. This means the bill becomes law without his signature ....

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Saturday, July 10, 2021
VIDEO: Hawaii Says Aloha to Gun Education & Kids SAFE Foundation
By Video @ 9:09 PM :: 1541 Views :: Second Amendment

... leadership from Hawaii Rifle Association with the Hawaii Youth Livestock Association has teamed up with the Kids S.A.F.E. Foundation ....

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Saturday, July 10, 2021
Hawaii Governor Signs Anti-Gun Bills
By NRA ILA @ 9:02 PM :: 1985 Views :: Second Amendment

... Governor David Ige has signed House Bill 1366 and House Bill 31 into law .... 

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Thursday, July 1, 2021
21 State AGs Ask Supreme Court to Overturn Hawaii Gun Ruling
By News Release @ 10:02 PM :: 2004 Views :: Second Amendment

... Young v Hawaii: State AGs call for Supreme Court to allow Hawaii citizens to carry firearms in public ....

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Public Hearing for Maui County Firing Range
By News Release @ 2:02 AM :: 1407 Views :: Maui County, Second Amendment

... ​Online public hearing scheduled for proposed rules for firing range at Ukumehame, Maui ....

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Friday, May 14, 2021
SCOTUS Decision on Hawaii Carry Case will Tell Gun Owners All They Need to Know
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 AM :: 2313 Views :: Second Amendment

"...unlike the New York scheme, where some permits actually have been issued, Hawaii’s scheme is a permitting system in name only, because the  statute has been used to deny all permit applications during the nine years this case has been in litigation...."

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Monday, May 3, 2021
Two Anti-Gun Bills Await Ige Signature
By NRA ILA @ 10:40 PM :: 1739 Views :: Second Amendment

... many anti-gun bills were defeated this session ....

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Friday, April 30, 2021
Will Supreme Court Consolidate Hawaii Gun Case with NY Case?
By Selected News Articles @ 5:20 AM :: 1995 Views :: Second Amendment

... the Court can consolidate the New York Case with Young v. Hawaii ....

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Thursday, April 29, 2021
HB891: Proposed Taser Law Would Outlaw Common Medical Devices
By News Release @ 3:50 AM :: 1974 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

"...any portable device that is designed to discharge electric energy, charge, voltage, or current into the body...."

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Friday, April 16, 2021
Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Go to Governor
By NRA ILA @ 5:39 AM :: 1680 Views :: Second Amendment

... Earlier this week, the Senate voted to pass House Bill 1366 and House Bill 31. The bills will now be transmitted to Governor David Ige for his consideration....

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Friday, April 9, 2021
Hawaii: Committee Passes Retroactive Home-Built Gun Ban
By NRA ILA @ 11:04 PM :: 1669 Views :: Second Amendment

... House Bill 1366 bans possession of home-built firearms ....

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Friday, April 2, 2021
Hawaii Senate Schedules Joint Hearing on Retroactive Ban of Homebuilt Firearms
By NRA ILA @ 7:34 PM :: 1623 Views :: Second Amendment

... On April 6th, the Senate Judiciary and Ways and Means Committees will hold a joint hearing on House Bill 1366, to ban possession of home-built firearms ....

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Monday, March 29, 2021
HB31: Tighten Gun Storage Requirements
By NRA ILA @ 11:52 PM :: 1519 Views :: Second Amendment

... On March 30th, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear House Bill 31 ....

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Monday, March 29, 2021
9th Circuit Gun Ruling Stalls Hawaii Taser Case
By News Release @ 10:03 PM :: 1514 Views :: Second Amendment

... With the Young decision FINALLY coming out, we thought we would be able to FINALLY move on with our Taser lawsuit. ...

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Thursday, March 25, 2021
Record High Tally of Hawaii Firearm Permit Applications in 2020
By News Release @ 4:46 AM :: 1552 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... 26,122 personal/private firearm permit applications were processed statewide during 2020, marking a 62.3% increase from 16,098 applications processed in 2019 .... 

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Carrying Guns in Public Is Not a Constitutional Right, Ninth Circuit Rules
By Court House News @ 11:45 PM :: 2133 Views :: Second Amendment

... In a Hawaii case, the majority of an 11-judge en banc Ninth Circuit panel concluded that the Second Amendment does not guarantee the right to carry firearms outside the home .....

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Sunday, March 14, 2021
Hawaii Senate Passes Two Anti-Gun Bills
By NRA ILA @ 11:38 PM :: 1968 Views :: Second Amendment

... They will now go to the House for further consideration ....

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Thursday, March 4, 2021
​Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills Eligible for Floor Votes
By NRA ILA @ 6:48 PM :: 1742 Views :: Second Amendment

... Three anti-gun bills are eligible for floor action in their respective chambers ....

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Monday, March 1, 2021
Ninth Circuit to Hear Case Challenging Gun Magazine Ban
By NRA ILA @ 7:30 PM :: 1183 Views :: Second Amendment

... The case is called Duncan v. Becerra ....

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Saturday, February 27, 2021
VIDEO: Second Amendment Bills on the Move in Hawaii Legislature
By Video @ 7:54 PM :: 1905 Views :: Second Amendment

... HIFICO rundown on Second Amendment related bills before Hawaii Legislature ....

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
HB534: Self Defense Bill Up in Committee
By NRA ILA @ 5:51 AM :: 1893 Views :: Second Amendment

... February 22nd, the House Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs is hearing House Bill 534 House Draft 1, to improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones ....

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Hawaii Republican Legislative Update
By News Release @ 2:25 AM :: 2400 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Life, Republican Party, Second Amendment

... upcoming hearings ....

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Committee
By News Release @ 6:56 AM :: 1821 Views :: Second Amendment

... SB 301, SB 307, HB 31 and HB 1366 .... 

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Hawaii: First Anti-Gun Hearing of the Session
By NRA ILA @ 4:27 PM :: 1758 Views :: Second Amendment

... House Bill 534 threatens the ability to use self-defense in the workplace while casting confusion on the current self-defense statutes impacted by this bill ....

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Sunday, January 31, 2021
2021 Hawaii Firearms Bills
By News Release @ 4:50 PM :: 2818 Views :: Second Amendment

... Welcome to the 2021 Legislative Tracker for Firearms Bills ....

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