Hawaii Gun Laws
Open carry allowed only with permit
Duty to Notify Law Enforcement:
Required by law to notify the officer upon official contact or when ID requested
Firearms must remain cased, unloaded and stowed in a vehicle.
Restaurants Serving Alcohol:
No specific restriction.
Firearms at Colleges:
Schools individually decide the weapons policy.
Firearms at K-12 Schools:
Lawful in vehicle with Hawaii permit.
Magazine Capacity Limitations:
Handgun magazines with capacity greater than 10 rounds are not lawful
Vehicle Possession by Non-Permitees:
Firearm Law Uniformity:
No preemption law. Localities may enact their own gun laws.
Permit Training Requirements:
Permit Issuing Authority:
Chief of police in the county you live in.
May Issue, and its been years since they issued one.
State Contact Info:
Attorney General of Hawaii
425 Queen St
Honolulu, HI 96813
Length of Permit Validity:
Permit Application Process:
Contact your chief of police.
Non-residents may apply
Places Off Limits:
Nothing cited in any state laws.
Resident Permit Reciprocity:
Duty to Retreat:
Duty to Retreat before using Deadly Force except when in your dwelling (703-304)
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