An array of rifles awaited visitors to the Hawaii Rifle Association’s 23rd annual Shooting Sports Fair at the Koko Head Shooting Complex last weekend.
Scores of people gathered in Hawaii Kai to fire guns at the 23rd annual event. The list of available weapons included tactical shotguns, big game rifles and “military small arms,” according to promotional material.
Volunteers loaded magazines with ammunition at the event. The volleys of shots could be heard in many sections of Oahu’s southeast tip.
Christy Agena of Kaneohe took aim with a handgun.
A target bore evidence of some accurate shooting.
Gunfire echoed in the background as the smell of gunpowder wafted through warm air.
The event, which included assault weapons, was held one week after the mass shooting in Orlando reignited the national gun control debate.
Shooters headed out to retrieve their targets and put up new ones under the supervision of a safety official announcing on a PA system.
Spent bullet casings littered the ground as visitors fired a variety of weapons.
An FN Herstal FS2000 5.56mm assault rifle at the Shooting Sports Fair.
Shara Martinez fired the FN Herstal FS2000 5.56mm rifle during the event, which featured National Rifle Association-certified instructors.
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