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Friday, October 15, 2021
Will Hawaiʻi Become an Open-Carry State?
By Video @ 7:27 PM :: 1292 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 :: 691 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 :: 1213 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 :: 1007 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 :: 1694 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 :: 1493 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 :: 1417 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 :: 1735 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 :: 1991 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 :: 1167 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 :: 1461 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 :: 1144 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 :: 1635 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 :: 1691 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 :: 919 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 :: 1982 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 :: 1414 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 :: 1661 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 :: 1480 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 :: 1374 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 :: 1336 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 :: 1284 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 :: 1165 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 :: 1165 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 :: 1134 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 :: 1724 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 :: 1642 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 :: 1396 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 :: 886 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 :: 1581 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 :: 1470 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 :: 1599 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 :: 1468 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 :: 1434 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 :: 2483 Views :: Second Amendment

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

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Friday, January 29, 2021
DLNR Hires Helicopters to Exterminate Sheep on Mauna Kea
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 1787 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 :: 2080 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 :: 1590 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 :: 2715 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 :: 2812 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 :: 1762 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 :: 1516 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 :: 2351 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 :: 2183 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 :: 3159 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 :: 1769 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 :: 2157 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 :: 1618 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 :: 4607 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 :: 1748 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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