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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2023 ‘Guns in Vehicles in Hawaii.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 30 January
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Guns in Vehicles in Hawaii
Hawaii generally prohibits any person from carrying or possessing a loaded firearm on any public highway. This prohibition does not apply to any person who has in his or her possession a handgun while licensed per state law.
Hawaii permits the open carrying of a long gun in a motor vehicle, but only if traveling to and from hunting or target shooting locations with a valid hunting license.
Hawaii permits the open carrying of a handgun in a motor vehicle with a license or permit…