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Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Lawsuit Challenges Hawaii's 'Sensitive Places' Gun Law
By News Release @ 4:33 AM :: 1815 Views :: Second Amendment

... The lawsuit targets several problematic provisions within ACT 52, including the ban on carrying firearms at parks, beaches, banks, restaurants that serve alcohol, and their adjacent parking areas ....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Hawaii Gun Registration Applications Drop
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 2242 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... 21,881 personal/private firearm permit applications were processed statewide during 2022, marking a 6.1% decrease ....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023
​Sailor Wins Right to Register Guns
By News Release @ 3:57 PM :: 3552 Views :: Military, Second Amendment

... City and state to pay $130K to settle gun owner’s lawsuit ....

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Saturday, June 3, 2023
Green signs bill banning concealed firearms in 'sensitive places'
By Selected News Articles @ 4:52 AM :: 1836 Views :: Second Amendment

... The bill could lead to lawsuits ....

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Owning a firearm in Hawaii is about to get more expensive
By Selected News Articles @ 4:01 AM :: 2586 Views :: Second Amendment, Cost of Living

... Recently, state legislators proposed a bill that, if passed, would increase the costs associated with obtaining and carrying a firearm for self-defense ....

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Friday, May 26, 2023
Hawaii Settles Lawsuit Allowing for Carrying of Billies for Self-Defense
By News Release @ 1:52 AM :: 2270 Views :: Second Amendment

... On May 23, 2023, a settlement was reached in the case of Yukutake vs Shikada, which challenged Hawaii's law on carrying batons in public for self-defense ....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Hawaii Next? California sued over Law Allowing Lawsuits Against Gun Manufacturers
By Selected News Articles @ 3:23 PM :: 1792 Views :: Second Amendment

... The National Shooting Sports Foundation argues the new state law is unconstitutional ....

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Tuesday, May 9, 2023
SB1230: A one-finger salute at our military
By News Release @ 3:48 PM :: 2488 Views :: Military, Second Amendment

... under this soon-to-be law, service members are going to be denied their basic fundamental right to bear arms for lawful purposes ....

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Tuesday, May 9, 2023
​Hawaii's new gun laws could lead to lawsuits, group says
By Selected News Articles @ 3:42 PM :: 2312 Views :: Second Amendment

"... they wanted to pass a bill that was as extreme as they thought they could get away with ...."

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Friday, May 5, 2023
HB426: Bankrupt Firearms Industry with Lawsuits
By NRA ILA @ 4:45 PM :: 2147 Views :: Second Amendment

... Governor Josh Green signed House Bill 426 to open the door for anti-gun zealots to bankrupt the firearm industry with frivolous lawsuits in order to prevent law-abiding citizens from accessing firearms ....

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Wednesday, May 3, 2023
SB1230 Allows Storage of Loaded Firearms in Vehicle
By NRA ILA @ 8:01 PM :: 2347 Views :: Second Amendment

... Every year more than 350,000 firearms are stolen from vehicles and today state legislators added Hawaii to the list of states where leavening loaded firearms unattended in a vehicle is legal ....

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Friday, April 14, 2023
HB426: Hawaii State Senate Passes Bill to Bankrupt Firearm Industry
By NRA ILA @ 8:01 PM :: 2347 Views :: Second Amendment

... HB 426 has been transmitted to Governor Josh Green’s desk for his signature ....

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Friday, April 14, 2023
Koko Head Shooting Complex reopening April 29 with lots of new rules
By News Release @ 7:54 PM :: 2803 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Weekend schedule, free online reservations implemented due to current staffing shortage ....

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Friday, April 14, 2023
Lawmakers continue to hammer out details on public firearms ban
By Selected News Articles @ 6:06 AM :: 2132 Views :: Second Amendment

... Senate President Ronald Kouchi said members of the conference committee would be named at a later date ....

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Monday, April 10, 2023
Hawaii AG Brings in Billionaire's Lawyer to Fight Against Second Amendment
By Selected News Articles @ 5:47 PM :: 2356 Views :: Second Amendment

... 'EveryTown' is an anti-gun organization backed by billionaire Mike Bloomberg ....

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Monday, April 10, 2023
Hawaii: Two Anti-Gun Bills Eligible for Floor Votes
By NRA ILA @ 5:38 PM :: 2226 Views :: Second Amendment

... House Bill 426 and Senate Bill 1230 ....

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Saturday, April 1, 2023
KĀKOU: Hawaiʻi’s Town Hall  -- Concealed Carry: Should the Government Restrict Where Guns Are Allowed?
By Video @ 5:40 AM :: 2202 Views :: Second Amendment

... PBS Hawai‘i is bringing together community leaders and citizens with varied perspectives to discuss next steps ....

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Saturday, April 1, 2023
Blangiardi signs Bill 57, designating 'sensitive places' for firearms on Oʻahu
By News Release @ 1:27 AM :: 2122 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... The bill, which was passed by the Honolulu City Council earlier this month, goes into effect on May 1, 2023 ....

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Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Gun Bills: Legislative Update
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 2103 Views :: Second Amendment

... many bad changes to Hawaii's gun laws ....

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Thursday, March 23, 2023
Koko Head Archery Range reopening Friday, March 24
By News Release @ 10:41 PM :: 1971 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Pistol and rifle ranges at the Koko Head Shooting Complex on-track for reopening in April 2023 ....

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Monday, March 20, 2023
Hawaii lawmakers considering sweeping gun control bill
By Selected News Articles @ 10:37 PM :: 1932 Views :: Second Amendment

... The state Attorney General's Office said the bill is in reaction to the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen ruling issued by the U.S. Supreme Court last year ....

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Friday, March 17, 2023
Hawaii Senate Public Safety Committee Hearing Anti-Gun Bills
By NRA ILA @ 8:28 PM :: 1771 Views :: Second Amendment

... House Bill 426 aims to undermine the PLCAA and subject licensed firearm manufacturers and sellers to frivolous lawsuits ....

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Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Four Anti-Gun Bills Left
By Selected News Articles @ 3:42 AM :: 1933 Views :: Second Amendment

... We started this legislative session with 49 gun bills and now at crossover were down to just four ....

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Friday, February 24, 2023
HB984 'Gun Free Zones' Gets Another Committee Hearing
By NRA ILA @ 7:09 PM :: 2114 Views :: Second Amendment

... House Bill 984 massively expands “gun-free zones” ....

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023
City: Koko Head Shooting Complex to reopen for Archery in March
By News Release @ 4:44 PM :: 1776 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Current schedule: archery range reopening March 2023, pistol & rifle ranges in April 2023 ....

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Monday, February 13, 2023
Hawaii: House Judiciary Committee to Hear Anti-Gun Bills
By NRA ILA @ 11:06 PM :: 1741 Views :: Second Amendment

... Last week, the Hawaii Legislature considered several anti-gun bills, and three more anti-gun bills are already scheduled to be heard tomorrow, starting at 2PM, by the House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee....

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Sunday, February 12, 2023
Gun Bills Die in Committee
By News Release @ 6:43 PM :: 2121 Views :: Police, Second Amendment

... Honolulu Police Department testimony was a factor ....

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Thursday, February 9, 2023
Hearings Set for Three Gun Bills
By News Release @ 4:34 AM :: 1412 Views :: Second Amendment

... New Hearings Set for Friday, February 10 ....

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Sunday, February 5, 2023
Two Gun Control Bills Set for Hearings
By News Release @ 9:28 PM :: 1542 Views :: Second Amendment

... Honolulu Council Bill 57 and Hawaii Legislature SB1230 ....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Webinar: Hawaii Anti-Gun Bills for 2023 Session
By Selected News Articles @ 4:28 PM :: 1613 Views :: Second Amendment

... The new session has started and there are 49 gun bills in the Hawaii Legislature ....

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Saturday, January 21, 2023
2023 Hawaii Gun Law Tracker
By Selected News Articles @ 6:10 PM :: 2100 Views :: Second Amendment

... we already have 12 Anti-Second Amendment bills ....

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Saturday, January 21, 2023
Hawaii has the most honest guns in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 5:53 PM :: 1873 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... the Average ‘Time-to-Crime’ for Firearms in Hawaii is 3x other states ....

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Saturday, January 21, 2023
Hawaii AG Backs NY Gun Control Laws
By Selected News Articles @ 5:30 PM :: 1543 Views :: Second Amendment

... AGs voice support for New York gun-industry liability law and concealed carry law ....

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Tuesday, January 3, 2023
79% of Hawaii Criminals' Guns Smuggled from Out-of-State
By Selected News Articles @ 3:16 AM :: 1815 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... According to 2021 data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, 78.9% of traced guns in Hawaii were sold by an out-of-state retailer - the third largest share in the country. Firearms traced by the ATF typically have been used, or are suspected to have been used, to commit a crime ....

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Thursday, December 29, 2022
Chief Logan Signs First Concealed Carry Permit
By Selected News Articles @ 12:11 AM :: 2546 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... the first permit issued in modern history for Honolulu ....

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Saturday, December 17, 2022
Five Months Later--Still No Concealed Carry in Honolulu
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 2072 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Is this intentional or incompetence? ....

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Friday, December 9, 2022
​Guns: Supreme Court shows us the ‘Sensitive Places’
By Selected News Articles @ 10:19 PM :: 1811 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... If you look at Bill 57, the Mayor has taken a cut-and-paste list from places such as New York, New Jersey, and D.C. to make a list that is currently failing at every challenge in court in those exact locations....

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Monday, November 28, 2022
Bill 57: Honolulu Seeks to Severely Restrict Carry
By NRA ILA @ 9:30 PM :: 2118 Views :: Second Amendment

... Tuesday, November 29th, the Honolulu City Council will hear an ordinance to prohibit citizens from exercising their right-to-carry in many places ....

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Honolulu Bill 57: Concealed Carry Gun Restrictions
By News Release @ 2:24 AM :: 2129 Views :: Second Amendment

... these bills are a knee-jerk reaction to the Bruen decision ....

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Monday, November 14, 2022
Bill 220: Hawaii County Concealed Carry ‘Sensitive Places’ Ban Unconstitutional
By News Release @ 1:48 PM :: 1880 Views :: Second Amendment

... Hawaii County has scheduled another hearing for Bill 220 Draft 3 - Sensitive Places which bans CCW in certain places ....

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Thursday, October 13, 2022
Text and Video of Testimony: HPD Hearing on Gun Registration Rules
By Video @ 5:23 PM :: 3663 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... Video of October 4th HPD hearing to set rules on our right to bear arms ....

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Honolulu Police Department Considering Firearm Rules Changes
By NRA ILA @ 3:10 AM :: 1619 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... HPD will hold a public hearing to consider new proposed Rules governing Firearm Permits and Licenses ....

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
Hawaii County Bill 220 - Gun Carry Ban in “Sensitive Places”
By News Release @ 6:39 PM :: 2174 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... hearing October 4th, 2022 at 9am ....

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Friday, September 30, 2022
Concealed Carry: Blangiardi Proposes New Gun Regulations
By News Release @ 3:14 AM :: 2357 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... it creates a default rule for private businesses and charitable organizations, to make it clear that the property owner gets to decide whether firearms are allowed on the premises ....

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Saturday, September 17, 2022
Koko Head Shooting Complex closing until completion of berm renovation project
By News Release @ 8:25 PM :: 2016 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... The range is scheduled to remain closed until the completion of a berm renovation project, which is expected to begin next month and be completed a month later ....

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Thursday, September 15, 2022
Gang Member and Accomplice Sentenced for Waianae Game Room Robbery
By News Release @ 4:10 AM :: 2087 Views :: Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

“Ghost guns in particular present a threat to Hawaii and are increasingly showing up in our investigations...."

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Friday, September 9, 2022
Hawaii Faces New Gun Rights Lawsuit
By News Release @ 3:37 AM :: 1687 Views :: Second Amendment

... They must immediately overturn their ‘assault weapons’ and magazine bans– and our suits argue just that.” ....

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Monday, August 29, 2022
Hawaii Gun Sales Per Capita Least in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:44 AM :: 1436 Views :: Second Amendment

... In Hawaii, an estimated 11,000 guns were sold from January through July 2022 based on FBI background check data ....

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Hawaii County Police Update Permitting Process for License to Carry Firearms
By News Release @ 11:54 PM :: 2093 Views :: Hawaii County , Second Amendment

... revised permitting process for license to carry concealed and unconcealed firearms as a result of the July 23, 2022, Supreme Court of the United States decision ....

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Saturday, August 20, 2022
Ninth Circuit Sends the Hawaii Concealed Carry Challenge Back Down to District Court
By Selected News Articles @ 1:10 AM :: 1977 Views :: Second Amendment

... I respectfully dissent from our failure to resolve the straightforward legal issues presented by this case. ...

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