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Saturday, February 15, 2014
Ninth Circuit Confirms Right to Carry Arms in Public
By News Release @ 11:57 AM :: 3248 Views :: Second Amendment

The landmark decision came in the NRA-supported case of Peruta v. San Diego County....

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
HB2148 Would Allow Military Pistol Training to Satisfy Handgun Training Requirements
By News Release @ 2:07 AM :: 2100 Views :: Second Amendment

February 12, the House Committee on Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts is scheduled to hear House Bill 2148 at 8:30 a.m., in House conference room 312....

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Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Multiple Gun-Related Bills to be Heard in state Senate Committee Today
By News Release @ 1:48 PM :: 2126 Views :: Second Amendment

...Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee is scheduled to hear three different pieces of firearms legislation....

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Monday, January 27, 2014
Committee to Hear Multiple Pro-Hunting Bills This Week
By News Release @ 11:26 PM :: 2218 Views :: Second Amendment

This Wednesday, January 29, the House Committee on Water and Land is scheduled to hear several important hunting bills....

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Saturday, January 25, 2014
Koko Head Shooting Complex to reopen 8AM Saturday
By News Release @ 3:50 AM :: 2339 Views :: Second Amendment

...the facility will reopen at 8 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, January 25....

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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 :: 2151 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 :: 2316 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 06, 2014
Hawaii Rifle Association 2014 Sen. Sam Slom Fundraiser
By News Release @ 10:21 AM :: 2080 Views :: Second Amendment

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

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Saturday, January 04, 2014
Invasive Species Briefing Set
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 3088 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 :: 2957 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 07, 2013
Koko Head rifle range temporarily closed after new reports of stray bullets
By News Release @ 8:21 PM :: 2246 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 :: 5368 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 :: 2214 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 :: 2319 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 08, 2013
New Federal Rule Mandates Mental Health and Substance Abuse Parity for Insurance Plans
By News Release @ 10:51 PM :: 5004 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 :: 5602 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 06, 2013
The Varmint Goats of Kahoolawe
By Selected News Articles @ 12:10 AM :: 7599 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 :: 4989 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 02, 2013
Abercrombie Appoints Asselbaye, Halagao to BoE, Signs Gun Control Bill, Others
By News Release @ 11:33 PM :: 3248 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 :: 2583 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 01, 2013
NRA Debunks Ammo Shortage Rumors
By News Release @ 12:58 AM :: 3439 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 :: 3174 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 :: 4580 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 :: 2505 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 02, 2013
NRA: Contact the Governor and Request his Veto of Senate Bill 69
By Selected News Articles @ 11:41 PM :: 2395 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 :: 2531 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 :: 4030 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 :: 2035 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 :: 2829 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 :: 2873 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 :: 1960 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 :: 2241 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 :: 3027 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 05, 2013
Guns, Background Checks, and Your Rights
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:05 AM :: 3273 Views :: Second Amendment

Even the ACLU is worried ....

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Thursday, April 04, 2013
Kauai Friends of the NRA to Meet
By News Release @ 1:36 PM :: 3758 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 :: 3015 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 :: 3290 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 :: 3162 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 :: 2906 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 :: 3490 Views :: Second Amendment

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

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Saturday, March 09, 2013
Hawaii Legislative Watch: People vs. Government
By Rachelle Chang @ 3:41 PM :: 4826 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 04, 2013
NRA: Burdensome Anti-Gun Bill Must be Stopped
By News Release @ 10:34 PM :: 3048 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 :: 3051 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 :: 3362 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 07, 2013
NRA: Deeply Flawed Hawaii Mental Health Bill to be Heard Friday
By News Release @ 3:07 AM :: 3484 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 05, 2013
Gun Buyback Bill Re-Scheduled to be Heard in Senate Committee this Thursday
By News Release @ 2:10 AM :: 2628 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 :: 3170 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 :: 2969 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 :: 4549 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 :: 4242 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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