Honolulu Police Department
"Serving and protecting with Aloha"
If you have further questions, contact HPD's Records Division, Firearms Section
o GUN LAWS
o APPLICATION PROCESS
o WHERE TO REGISTER
o PLACES TO KEEP
o OWNERSHIP PROHIBITED
o ASSAULT PISTOLS
o DOMESTIC ABUSE
o LICENSE TO CARRY
o CONFISCATED FIREARMS
o TRAINING/SAFETY COURSE
o DEADLY WEAPONS AND KNIVES
Upon arrival you will turn in your weapons to the Replacement Detachment to be put in the Weapons Room. You must register them within 48 hrs of arrival or purchase by hand carrying them to the HPD Hawaii Police Department for processing. Then bring the registration slip to the on post Vehicle Registration Office for installation registration. For more information call (808) 655-9119 or see the Replacement Detachment Welcome Packet.
Firearm laws are found in the Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 134
"FIREARMS, AMMUNITION AND DANGEROUS WEAPONS."
Click here to read Chapter 134
Highlights and information you need to know about acquiring, registering, possessing, owning, and carrying firearms in the City and County of Honolulu are on the following pages:
HRS 134-2 Permit to acquire
HRS 134-3 Registration, mandatory, exceptions
HRS 134-4 Transfer, possession of firearms
HRS 134-5 Possession by licensed hunters and minors; target; game shooting
HRS 134-6 Carrying or use of firearm in the commission of a separate felony; place to keep firearms; loaded firearms; penalty.
HRS 134-7 Ownership or possession prohibited, when, penalty;
HRS 134-7.5 Seizure of firearms in domestic abuse situations
HRS 134-8 Ownership, of automatic firearms, silencers, etc., prohibited; penalties.
HRS 134-9 Licenses to carry Retrieving Confiscated Firearms