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How to buy a gun in Hawaii

There are many used guns for sale in Hawaii because there are physical stores as well online stores where you can obtain your gun. In Hawaii, guns for sale are allowed through private dealers as long as you follow the proper procedure. Therefore before you can buy guns for sale in Hawaii, you need to know the law that governs Hawaii to buy and posses a gun. If it is your first time buying a gun in Hawaii, you need to obtain a permit first.  To get information regarding the permit you can visit the Firearms Information and Procedure Department in Wailuku (Main) Police station. Also the basic application requirements are:

  • 21 years of age
  • United States Citizen
  • Maui County Resident

To get more information about the application process, visit: http://www.co.maui.hi.us/index.aspx?NID=329

Keys things to remember

Key things to remember when buying a gun in Hawaii is that certain guns require a different procedure than others. For example, to buy a handgun in Hawaii, you require a license or a registered Firearm Owner’s ID. Also, you require a license to buy a rifle or shotgun.  And all purchased firearms need to be registered at the Maui Police Department Records Section within 5 days of acquisition. Also any firearm transfer between private persons or a dealer shall be done at the Maui Police Department Record section within 5 days of acquisition. It is important that both the current firearm registered owner and the person buying the gun should be present at the time of transfer. The present owner is required to bring the firearm registration form with him or her for the transfer.

For more information visit: http://www.nraila.org/statelawpdfs/HISL.pdf

Where to get a gun in Hawaii?

There are lots of online stores that have guns for sale with owners residing in Hawaii. Such guns even though ‘used’ are in good condition. Do proper research to find good dealers on websites and make sure that you acquire the gun in the Maui Police Department for it to be legal.

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