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Been To Therapy? You Can Still Register Your Firearm In Honolulu, Judge Rules Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Been To Therapy? You Can Still Register Your Firearm In Honolulu, Judge Rules

City lawyers said the ruling won't affect who might be eligible to register firearms.

Mayor Signs Bill That Bans Guns In ‘Sensitive Places,’ Including Schools And Hospitals Hawaii News Now

Mayor Signs Bill That Bans Guns In ‘Sensitive Places,’ Including Schools And Hospitals

Businesses can use signage to indicate whether guns are allowed on premises.

Hawaii On Course To Join States Where Gun Companies Can Be Sued Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii On Course To Join States Where Gun Companies Can Be Sued

Mass shootings have added momentum to efforts to hold companies liable.

Abortion Protections Will Be Expanded In Hawaii Under New Law David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Abortion Protections Will Be Expanded In Hawaii Under New Law

The governor also signed a new law that will make it easier for prosecutors to bring felony charges.

Neal Milner: Gun-Free Zones May Work. Just Don’t Ask For Proof Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2018

Neal Milner: Gun-Free Zones May Work. Just Don’t Ask For Proof

With very few exceptions, research on the effectiveness of gun laws either doesn’t exist or is very weak. Does it matter?

City Measure To Restrict Concealed Guns In Some Areas Moves Ahead After Council Vote Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

City Measure To Restrict Concealed Guns In Some Areas Moves Ahead After Council Vote

Questions about how the law would be fully enacted have not yet been addressed.

Hawaii Lawmakers Seek Shields Against Supreme Court Rulings On Abortion, Guns David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Hawaii Lawmakers Seek Shields Against Supreme Court Rulings On Abortion, Guns

Lawmakers are considering statewide regulations on concealed carry and also plan to debate measures protecting doctors who perform abortions.