Legislative Report – January 2015

The Hawaii State Legislature opened January 21, 2015.  Your NRA/ILA Liaison from Sacramento, Dan Reid, and your HRA Legislative Liaison, Dr. Max Cooper, met with 17 key individual Hawaii State Legislators the week before session, advising them on our issues and soliciting their support. Thanks to several favorable court decisions, it’s a good year to […]

Talking Points on Gun Control

Stuff you may want to share with family, friends, neighbors and your Legislators.  Invite them to the range! Why private possession of guns is important for public safety: Respected research, by authors Kleck (Point Blank), Lott (More Guns, Less Crime)*, shows that Americans use firearms about 2,500,000 times per year (most often with no shots […]

HRA Encouraging Individuals to Apply for a Concealed Carry Permit

HRA encourages all interested and eligible individuals to apply for a concealed carry permit. On Oahu the process requires a trip to the HPD station and they will not let you take the documents out of the station. We believe this is illegal and are looking into the problem. But, in the mean time you […]

DLNR Conducts Sound Tests at Proposed Pu’u Anahulu Shooting Range

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) commissioned additional sound testing at the proposed Pu’u Anahulu Shooting Range on Hawaii Island on December 4, 2014.  Click here to read the press release on the sound testing.  Click here to read about the sound testing.

HRA Alert: Peruta vs. San Diego County

November 12, 2014 California’s Peruta case has taken a new turn further strengthening the case for amending Hawaii’s may issue/show need concealed carry statute.  California’s Attorney General and the Brady Campaign were too late to intervene in a favorable Ninth Circuit Court reversal decision. History:  Mr. Ed Peruta and other plaintiffs, including the California Rifle […]

HIRA Dinner with NRA President Jim Porter

Saturday, November 8, 2014 Pearl Country Club, 98-535 Kaonohi Street, Aiea, Hawaii 96701 The Hawaii Republican Assembly hosts a Veteran’s Day Dinner from 6pm to 9pm featuring “An Evening With NRA President Jim Porter” at the Pearl Country Club. Click here for more details.  Purchase tickets online at www.hawaiirepublicanassembly.com.