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Hawaii Gun Permit Ruling Sides With ‘Homesick’ Navy Officer Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Gun Permit Ruling Sides With ‘Homesick’ Navy Officer

The lawsuit was filed before a U.S. Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights across the nation forced Hawaii to begin issuing concealed carry permits.

Honolulu City Council To Take Up Restricting Guns In ‘Sensitive Places’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu City Council To Take Up Restricting Guns In ‘Sensitive Places’

The City Council is scheduled to hold a special meeting Nov. 29 to hear a bill that would restrict weapons from being carried in schools and other public places.

Supporters And Opponents Weigh In On New Concealed Carry Gun Rules For Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Supporters And Opponents Weigh In On New Concealed Carry Gun Rules For Honolulu

If not substantially amended, revised concealed gun carry rules will be sent to the Honolulu mayor for signature and permits could start being issued later this month.

Honolulu Mayor Wants Guns Banned From Many Public Areas Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2018

Honolulu Mayor Wants Guns Banned From Many Public Areas

Blangiardi will ask the City Council to draft a law restricting residents with legal firearms in their possession from many public and private spaces. But gun advocates say it’s a lawsuit in the making.

HPD Chief Expects To Issue First Concealed Carry Gun Permits In October Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

HPD Chief Expects To Issue First Concealed Carry Gun Permits In October

HPD is slated to hold its final public hearing Oct. 4 before issuing new rules governing firearm permits and licenses.

Report: Hawaii Gun Registrations Rose 6.8% In 2021 Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Report: Hawaii Gun Registrations Rose 6.8% In 2021

The report by the Hawaii Attorney General indicates there could be upward of 2 million firearms in a state of 1.4 million people.

Tokuda, Branco Take On Guns In Their Bid For Congress Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat/2018

Tokuda, Branco Take On Guns In Their Bid For Congress

Both candidates say they want to pass stricter gun control measures. The question is can they do it?

You May Soon See People Openly Carrying Guns In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

You May Soon See People Openly Carrying Guns In Hawaii

While a new federal law passed by Congress to control gun violence is likely to have little effect here, a Supreme Court decision loosening gun rules is significant.

Gun Enthusiasts Keep Winning In Court. That Could Soon Weaken Hawaii’s Strict Gun Laws Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Gun Enthusiasts Keep Winning In Court. That Could Soon Weaken Hawaii’s Strict Gun Laws

The U.S. Supreme Court this summer is expected to issue an opinion likely to have significant implications for Hawaii’s gun laws.