UN Arms Treaty Vote

The U.S. Senate took a role call vote on an amendment to the federal budget (S.Amdt. 139 to S.Con.Res. 8) to uphold Second Amendment rights and prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. The amendment passed, 53 Yea to 46 Nay. Not surprisingly, Hawaii’s senior Senator, Brian Schatz, and […]


Puuanahulu Shooting Range Governor Abercrombie, in his budget sent to the Legislature for 2013-2015, has listed a $3.25 million budget item to plan, design, construct and equip a new shooting range in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island. Approved by the Board of Land and Natural Resources in February 2007 and advanced again by Governor Lingle’s […]


SB69, now metamorphosed into its second Hawaii Senate draft, has passed the Senate and is scheduled for its first of three committee hearings in the House, 9:30 am March 14, 2013, in the House Public Safety Committee (PBS), Chaired by Rep. Henry Aquino. PBS is a friendly committee, so HRA advises large numbers of testifiers […]

Shot Show Favorites

Shot Show Favorites by Rob Kay The Shot Show was mind numbing in the sheer number of products on display. What I’d like to offer in this article is a very unscientific survey of a few items I found of personal interest at the Show a few weeks ago. Price and availability of mags got […]

HRA Alert

HRA Alert: We have been informed by our NRA State NRA/ILA Rep, Dan Reid, that a Hawaii person allegedly was refused registration of an AR-15 and others in line were similarly advised, because of “pending legislation.” If you have direct knowledge of such an incident, please ask the individual(s) refused to contact HRA Madeleine Shaw(shawmadeleine@yahoo.com) […]