2A Victory: Hawaii County Concealed Carry Rules Rejected by Court
from HiFiCo, Sept 29, 2023
Today attorneys Alan Beck and Rick Holcomb won their lawsuit on the Big Island.
The lawsuit was against the counties waiver requirements for CCW applicants.
The stipulation states (simplified) that the county is forbidden from requiring the form be completed as part of the application, that they must use the same form as Honolulu and that they must pay more than $30,000 in legal fees.
Congratulations to attorneys Alan Beck and Rick Holcomb for this significant win.
Hawaii County settles suit over concealed-carry permit application
HTH Oct 4, 2023: … The Sept. 29 ruling by U.S. District Judge Jill Otake in favor of plaintiff James Grell is, in part, a permanent injunction, as well as a stipulated final judgment based on that agreement. The injunction requires the county, within 10 business days of the order, to begin the use of a new waiver form based on the one currently in use by the City and County of Honolulu.
J Yoshimoto, the county’s assistant corporation counsel, said Tuesday in an email the stipulated judgment “arises from a settlement which implements changes to county policy resulting from recent federal court rulings addressing the Second Amendment.”
Had the county and Grell not come to an agreement, the lawsuit was bound for a hearing on Nov. 3 before Otake….
read … County settles suit over concealed-carry permit application
Aug 9, 2023: Lawsuit Filed
PDF: Grell v Hawaii Complaint
Nov, 2022: Bill 220: Hawaii County Concealed Carry ‘Sensitive Places’ Ban Unconstitutional