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Monday, October 08, 2018
Mauna Kea: DLNR Helicopters to Exterminate Sheep Again
By News Release @ 7:31 PM :: 916 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Second Amendment

...aerial shooting from helicopters is scheduled for October 25 and 26, 2018....

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Thursday, September 27, 2018
Usual Suspects File Briefs Supporting Hawaii Open Carry Ban
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 PM :: 515 Views :: Second Amendment

...On Monday, gun-grabber special interests filed “friend of the court” briefs and declarations to argue against the right to bear arms in the case of Young v. Hawaii, challenging the state’s effective ban on open carry by the whole people....

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Expected: Hawaii Files For Ninth Circuit En Banc Ruling On Right To Bear Arms  
By Selected News Articles @ 6:58 PM :: 744 Views :: Second Amendment

...an en banc hearing of the Ninth involves 11 judges chosen at random, out of the 23 or 24 judges (depending on confirmation hearings) on the Ninth Circuit....

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Thursday, September 13, 2018
AG Opinion: Hawaii Gun Laws Not as Restrictive as they Seem
By News Release @ 6:38 PM :: 1362 Views :: Second Amendment

...We advise that section 134-9, HRS, does not limit the issuance of unconcealed-carry licenses to individuals whose jobs entail protecting life and property....

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Hawaii County Hires Katyal to Fight Against Second Amendment Ruling
By Video @ 2:45 AM :: 1577 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

...Resolution 666-18 would allow the County to enter into an agreement with the State of Hawai‘i to retain the legal services of Mr. Neal Katyal as special counsel, with the State to pay all fees and costs....

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Thursday, August 02, 2018
Gun advocates need to tread carefully, despite Young v. Hawaii victory
By Selected News Articles @ 2:59 AM :: 1078 Views :: Second Amendment

...This victory does not give you a pass to open carry in states that prohibit it....

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
​Ninth Circuit Stunner: Second Amendment Protects Public Open Carry!
By Selected News Articles @ 12:46 PM :: 1332 Views :: Second Amendment

...the anti-gun wing of the Ninth Circuit has few maneuvers left to continue to deny the constitutional right to bear firearms in public....

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Thursday, July 26, 2018
Hawaii Rifle Association Releases Candidate Survey Results
By News Release @ 2:29 PM :: 1114 Views :: Second Amendment

...The grades range from an "A" for those strongly in favor of maintaining and improving our gun rights to an "F" for those who seek to diminish our Second Amendment rights by increasing restrictions on law abiding citizens and gun owners....

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Open Carry of Guns: 9th Circuit Strikes Down Hawaii Restrictions
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 PM :: 1453 Views :: Second Amendment

...The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that Hawaii County officials had violated George Young's rights when he was denied a permit to openly carry a loaded gun in public to protect himself....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Ige Signs Firearms Bills Including Bump Stock Ban
By News Release @ 12:47 AM :: 815 Views :: Second Amendment

...Act 157 prohibits the manufacture, importation, sale, transfer and possession of bump fire stocks, multi-burst trigger activators, and trigger cranks....

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Hawaii Gun Permits Down 24%
By News Release @ 7:02 PM :: 984 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

...A total of 16,443 personal firearm permit applications were processed statewide during 2017, marking a 23.2% decrease from the tally in 2016....

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
SB2046: Bump Stock Ban on Ige's Desk
By News Release @ 4:05 PM :: 911 Views :: Second Amendment

...SB2046 contains vague language that could criminalize firearm modifications that are commonly done by law-abiding gun owners to make their firearms more suitable for self-defense, competition, hunting, or even overcoming disability....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Hawaii Trigger Modification Ban Headed to Governor’s Desk
By News Release @ 3:37 AM :: 1033 Views :: Second Amendment

...On April 25th, the Hawaii state Senate voted to pass Senate Bill 2046....

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Saturday, April 21, 2018
Hawaii House Passes Trigger Modification Ban
By News Release @ 3:31 AM :: 856 Views :: Second Amendment

...Senate Bill 2046 would make it a crime to manufacture, import, sell, gift, lend, or possess certain trigger modification....

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Friday, April 06, 2018
1 Hour Notice--Hawaii House Committee Passes Trigger Modification Ban
By News Release @ 10:17 PM :: 1328 Views :: Ethics, Second Amendment

... April 4th, the Hawaii House Committee on Judiciary passed Senate Bill 2046 with amendments.  The Committee added SB 2046 to their agenda less than an hour before the scheduled hearing.  SB 2046 will now head to the House floor ....

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Lawsuit: Hawaii Taser Ban is Unconstitutional
By Andrew Walden @ 3:37 AM :: 2205 Views :: Second Amendment

...A lawsuit filed April 2, 2018 in Hawaii’s Federal District Court challenges the state ban on civilian ownership of stun guns....

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Hawaii Senate Committee to Hear Anti-Reciprocity Resolutions
By News Release @ 2:07 PM :: 1221 Views :: Second Amendment

...Senate Concurrent Resolution 9 and Senate Resolution 7 requesting the Congressional Delegation of Hawaii to vote against any national reciprocity legislation....

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Monday, March 26, 2018
Gun Control? Brian Schatz Proudly Ignorant
By Selected News Articles @ 7:18 PM :: 1989 Views :: Politicians, Second Amendment

...Couple Schatz's loathing hostility with his deliberate ignorance and you get gridlock. There won’t be any productive conversations, let alone legislation. Liberals can’t be surprised when they aren’t taken seriously....

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Concealed Carry: Anti-Reciprocity Resolutions to Be Heard
By News Release @ 1:35 PM :: 1229 Views :: Second Amendment

...House Concurrent Resolution 37 and House Resolution 29, sponsored by Representative Gregg Takayama (D-34), requests Congress to not enact S. 446, H.R. 38, or any “concealed carry reciprocity” legislation....

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Hawaii Smallest Firearms Industry in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:11 PM :: 1358 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

...2018’s States Most Dependent on the Gun Industry....

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Attorney General Sessions Announces New Actions To Improve School Safety And Better Enforce Existing Gun Laws
By News Release @ 3:31 AM :: 2302 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

“...We are increasing the number of school resource officers, improving background checks and more aggressively prosecuting those who illegally attempt to purchase a firearm, and reviewing and enhancing the way our law enforcement agencies respond to tips from the public...." 

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Sunday, March 11, 2018
Gun Control Rallies: How Today’s students have been Brainwashed to prepare for this moment their whole lives
By Selected News Articles @ 10:35 PM :: 5519 Views :: Education K-12, Second Amendment

...Their educational experiences have been shaped by concepts like collaborative work, project-based learning, real-world scenarios, finding innovative solutions, and the underlying mantra that they can save the world....

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Hawaii Anti-Gun Legislators Attack National Reciprocity
By News Release @ 1:21 AM :: 1462 Views :: Second Amendment

... On Thursday, March 8th, a number of resolutions and concurrent resolutions will be heard to request the Congressional Delegation of Hawaii to vote against any national reciprocity legislation .... 

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Saturday, March 03, 2018
Hawaii DoE Organizing Students to Walk out March 14
By Selected News Articles @ 5:24 PM :: 3278 Views :: Education K-12, Second Amendment

...The state Department of Education is instructing schools statewide to create a “designated walkout area” for students...to participate in upcoming protests against gun violence, Superintendent Christina Kishimoto said in a Friday letter to parents....

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Monday, February 26, 2018
Hawaii Trigger Modification Ban & Firearm Surrender Bill to be Considered on Tuesday
By News Release @ 4:49 PM :: 1349 Views :: Second Amendment

...On Tuesday, February 27th, the Hawaii state Senate Committee on Judiciary will hold a decision making hearing on Senate Bill 2046 and Senate Bill 2436.  The committee is only accepting written testimony for this hearing....

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Sunday, February 25, 2018
NRA Statement on Corporate Partnerships
By News Release @ 10:41 PM :: 1059 Views :: Second Amendment

...NRA had nothing at all to do with the failure of that school’s security preparedness, the failure of America’s mental health system, the failure of the National Instant Check System or the cruel failures of both federal and local law enforcement....

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Sunday, February 18, 2018
HB1908: Trigger Modification Ban To Be Heard Wednesday
By News Release @ 3:27 PM :: 1244 Views :: Second Amendment

...The broad language of this bill could encompass many common modifications done by law-abiding gun owners to make their firearms more suitable for self-defense, competition, hunting, or even overcoming disability.... 

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Saturday, February 10, 2018
Hawaii: Trigger Modification Bill Scheduled for Hearing
By News Release @ 4:31 PM :: 1419 Views :: Second Amendment

...On Tuesday, February 13, the House Committee on Judiciary has scheduled to hear House Bill 1908....

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Thursday, February 08, 2018
Hawaii: Firearm Surrender Bill to be Heard, Trigger Modification Bill Passes Committee
By News Release @ 1:50 AM :: 1439 Views :: Second Amendment

...the House Committee on Public Safety will hear House Bill 2228, legislation that will drastically reduce the time period that prohibited persons have to surrender firearms....

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Saturday, February 03, 2018
Decision Making on Anti-Gun Bills Deferred Until Next Week by Senate Committee on Public Safety
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 1230 Views :: Second Amendment

...On February 1st, the Hawaii Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs (PSM) heard Senate Bill 2046 and Senate Bill 2436....

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Saturday, February 03, 2018
Hawaii Apprentice Hunting Legislation Passes Water and Land Committee
By News Release @ 1:19 PM :: 1300 Views :: Second Amendment

...On Wednesday, January 31st, the Hawaii House Committee on Water and Land passed House Bill 1970 to establish an apprentice hunting license in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Trigger Modification Ban and Other Anti-Gun Bills To Be Heard in Committee
By News Release @ 3:38 AM :: 1302 Views :: Second Amendment

...On Thursday, February 1st, the Hawaii state Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs will be considering Senate Bill 2046 and Senate Bill 2436, and the House Committee on Judiciary will be considering House Bill 2024....

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
HB1970: Support Apprentice Hunting in the Aloha State
By News Release @ 2:02 AM :: 1125 Views :: Second Amendment

...On Wednesday, January 31st, the Hawaii House Committee on Water and Land will hold a hearing on House Bill 1970....

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Saturday, January 27, 2018
Hawaii: More Anti-Gun Bills Introduced
By News Release @ 1:27 AM :: 1576 Views :: Second Amendment

...Senate Bill 2265, introduced by Senator Josh Green (D-3), is an omnibus bill that requires re-registration of firearms every five years; bans trigger modifications, trigger adjustments, and after-market triggers; bans certain muzzle devices; and modifications that prevent a firearm from overheating....

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Thursday, January 18, 2018
Hawaii: Trigger Modification Ban Introduced in the Senate
By News Release @ 11:17 PM :: 2183 Views :: Second Amendment

...Senate Bill 2046​ is similar to federal legislation proposed by anti-gun California U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)....

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
You’ve Got Fail: Investigation into Online Gun Sales Backfires on Brian Schatz
By News Release @ 2:37 PM :: 2658 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Second Amendment

....a government investigation of online gun sales designed to determine “whether private sellers would knowingly sell a firearm to an individual prohibited from possessing one” determined that … no, actually, they would not....

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Thursday, January 04, 2018
Honolulu GOP: Key Issues in 2018 Legislature
By Brett Kulbis @ 4:49 PM :: 3236 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Life, Republican Party, Second Amendment, Taxes

...look for the following bills to be revived in the 2018 legislative session....

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Friday, December 01, 2017
Serving the law can circumvent justice
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:56 PM :: 1714 Views :: Second Amendment, Drugs

...legal marijuana users in the state have been receiving letters from the Honolulu Police Department ordering them to turn in their legally owned firearms....

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Friday, December 01, 2017
Gun Surrender: AG report lists cannabis patients under "Mental incompetence/impairment"
By News Release @ 1:31 AM :: 2127 Views :: Second Amendment, Drugs

...These gun surrender letters were first sent in September 2016....

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
HPD Chief Ballard Orders People With Medical Pot To Surrender Guns
By Selected News Articles @ 4:15 PM :: 2299 Views :: Second Amendment, Drugs

...Marijuana users in Honolulu are expected to turn over all firearms and ammunition to the state within 30 days of receiving the notice, according to a letter signed by police chief Susan Ballard....

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Schatz Responds to Texas Church Shooting by Suggesting Law That Already Exists
By Selected News Articles @ 3:49 PM :: 2895 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military, Politicians, Second Amendment

...federal law already prohibits domestic abusers from purchasing or owning guns....

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Monday, October 30, 2017
Hawaii One of Only Four States to Ban Tasers
By Selected News Articles @ 3:13 PM :: 2121 Views :: Second Amendment

...Washington, D.C., lifted its ban on these devices in May of this year. New Jersey’s stun gun ban lapsed less than a week prior to this writing....

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Friday, October 20, 2017
Hawaii AG Joins Call for Large Capacity Ammo Ban
By News Release @ 1:35 AM :: 1529 Views :: Second Amendment

...urging the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a California ban on the possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines for guns....

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Saturday, August 05, 2017
Second Amendment Guarantee Act Would Protect Popular Rifles, Shotguns from Antigun Politicians
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 1530 Views :: Second Amendment

...This week, Congressman Chris Collins (R-NY) introduced legislation that would shield popular rifles and shotguns, including the AR-15, from being banned under state laws....

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Monday, June 26, 2017
Peruta Concealed Carry: Supreme Court Allows 9th Circuit Decision to Stand
By Selected News Articles @ 4:33 PM :: 2043 Views :: Second Amendment

...Peruta v San Diego: 9th Circuit Finds No Right to Carry Concealed Firearms in Hawaii, California....

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Saturday, May 06, 2017
NRA: Second Amendment Wrap-up--2017 Legislature
By News Release @ 4:18 PM :: 1851 Views :: Second Amendment

...the 2017 session began with a range of gun bills introduced, but only a few bills saw legislative action this year.  All bills will carry-over to the 2018 legislative session....

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Thursday, April 13, 2017
Willes Lee Fills Vacancy on NRA Board
By News Release @ 9:03 PM :: 1783 Views :: Second Amendment

Willes K. Lee of Honolulu was sworn in today as the newest member of the National Rifle Association's board of directors....

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
DLNR Statewide Hunting Survey
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 1846 Views :: Second Amendment

The information provided will be used directly in the planning of upcoming hunting seasons....

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Thursday, March 09, 2017
SB898: Anti-Gun Bill Passes in the Senate
By News Release @ 10:17 PM :: 1572 Views :: Second Amendment

Senate Bill 898, sponsored by state Senator Ronald Kouchi (D-8), would permanently strip an individual of their Second Amendment rights, not based on a criminal conviction or mental adjudication, but based on a quasi-criminal proceeding....

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Friday, March 03, 2017
Anti-Gun Legislation Eligible for Senate Floor Vote Next Week
By News Release @ 9:52 PM :: 2051 Views :: Second Amendment

This bill sets to ignore the normal rules of criminal procedure in order to promote the anti-gun agenda of the political elites....

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