Gun Bill Hearing Thursday, March 13, 2014, 10:00 am, Rm 309, State Capitol

The House Committee on Public Safety will hear SB2938, SD2, requiring the Attorney General to establish online registration of firearms for the State.  The Senate passed it.  To learn more, go to the hearing notice at: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=2938&year=2014 From there you can get the history of the bill, a copy of the current language, previous testimony, […]

HRA Legislative Report March, 2014 by Max Cooper, HRA Legislative Liaison

The Hawaii State Legislature is at half-time. Bills not passed by the originating body are dead. The rest “cross” to the opposite body and are again referred to committees for hearings. Your HRA has tracked over 34 bills of interest and submitted testimony to 23 committee hearings. Bills for apprentice hunting, prohibition of digitally manufactured […]

HRA Alert: Gun Bill Hearing Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Gun Bill Hearing Tuesday, February25, 2014, 9:25am, Rm 211, State Capitol The Senate Ways and Means Committe (WAM) will hear SB2938, SD1, requiring the Attorney General to establish online registration of firearms for the State.  The bill dies if WAM does not pass it.  To learn more, go to the hearing notice at: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=2938&year=2014 From […]

HRA Alert, Support at the Capitol for Hunting and Shooting

HB2629 HD1 passed the House Water and Land and Agriculture Committees 2/13 and moves on.  It was amended to add language suggested by HRA to include shooting ranges and hunting as allowed activities on Important Agricultural Lands. Please send a big thank you to the Chairs and Committee Members and stand by to lobby the […]

HRA Alert: Gun Bill Hearing Tuesday, February 4, 2012

Gun Bill Hearing Tuesday, February 4, 2012, 3:45 pm, Rm 224, State Capitol The Senate will hear 3 gun bills Tuesday.  To learn more, go to the hearing notice at: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2014/hearingnotices/HEARING_PSM_02-04-14_.HTM Halfway down the list of bills to be heard are Senate Bill 2938, SB2050, and SB2257.  Click on those numbers for a copy of […]

Koko Head Shooting Complex, Partial Opening

Koko Head Shooting Complex action bays, skeet, and trap will be open this weekend(1/25/14), per Rangemaster Mike Muramoto.  The Rifle Range may or may not be open, with restrictions as to distance and firing positions, pending completion of the work there. Max Cooper

Positive Hawaii TV Report on Shooting Sports

The Star Advertiser ran an online “SMALL TALK” video from reporter Diane Ako (aka Deadline Di) and videojournalist Tracy Arakaki (aka Triggerfinger Tracy), December 31, 2013, featuring range action at Koko Head and interviews of colorful cowpersons from the Single Action Shootists of Hawaii (SASH), Oahu’s Cowboy Action shooting club. Our great supporter at the […]