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State Law Background

Among other things, Hawaii:

Hawaii does not, however:

Local governments in Hawaii retain authority to regulate firearms and ammunition, and local licensing authorities in Hawaii have discretion in determining whether to issue a license to carry a firearm.

In 2014, Hawaii had the lowest number of gun deaths per capita among the states. That year, 40 people died from firearm-related injuries in Hawaii. In 2009, Hawaii supplied the lowest number of crime guns to other states per capita. Hawaii exports more crime guns than it imports, however.

 

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Hawaii Firearms Laws

For details about specific firearms laws in Hawaii, choose a topic below, or see all of the firearms laws in this state.