Honolulu police receive feedback on gun carrying rules.
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|Honolulu police receive feedback on gun-carrying rules
The hearing at HPD was meant to gather input before amending its concealed gun carry rules. By 10:24 a.m., 60 people signed up to provide in-person testimony and more than 400 pages of written testimony was submitted to police. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. KITV4.
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