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11 April 2004

Honolulu Advertiser (Hawaii)

Hawai'i rejected firearm applications at a rate lower then the national average last year as the total number of gun permit applications in the state decreased by almost 3 percent, according to a study released by the Attorney General's office. Hawai'i's 1.7 percent rejection rate is lower then the 2.1 percent figure reported for all state and local agencies conducting background checks for firearm purchases and transfers in 2002. Paul Perrone, chief of Research and... (

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