134-1 Definitions
134-2 Permits to acquire
134-2.5 Permits for motion picture films or television program production
134-3 Registration, mandatory, exceptions
134-3.5 Disclosure for firearm permit and registration purposes
134-4 Transfer, possession of firearms
134-5 Possession by licensed hunters and minors; target shooting; game hunting
134-6.5 Relief from federal firearms mental health prohibitor
134-7 Ownership or possession prohibited, when; penalty
134-7.2 Prohibition against seizure of firearms or ammunition during emergency or disaster; suspension of permit or license
134-7.3 Seizure of firearms upon disqualification
134-7.5 Seizure of firearms in domestic abuse situations; requirements; return of
134-8 Ownership, etc., of automatic firearms, silencers, etc., prohibited; penalties
134-8.5 Bump fire stock, multiburst trigger activator, or trigger crank; prohibition
134-9 Licenses to carry
134-10 Alteration of identification marks prohibited
134-10.5 Storage of firearm; responsibility with respect to minors
134-11 Exemptions
134-12.5 Forfeiture of firearms, ammunition, deadly or dangerous weapons, and switchblade knives; when
134-13 Revocation of permits
134-14 Report
134-15 Restriction of materials for manufacture of pistols or revolvers
134-16 Restriction on possession, sale, gift, or delivery of electric guns
134-17 Penalties
134-18 Qualified immunity for physicians, psychologists, or psychiatrists who provide information on permit applicants
134-21 Carrying or use of firearm in the commission of a separate felony; penalty
134-22 Possession of a firearm with intent to facilitate the commission of a felony drug offense; penalty
134-23 Place to keep loaded firearms other than pistols and revolvers; penalty
134-24 Place to keep unloaded firearms other than pistols and revolvers; penalty
134-25 Place to keep pistol or revolver; penalty
134-26 Carrying or possessing a loaded firearm on a public highway; penalty
134-27 Place to keep ammunition; penalty
134-28 Explosive devices; prohibitions; penalty
134-29 Reporting lost, stolen, or destroyed firearms; penalties

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 134 > Part I

  • Acquire: means gain ownership of. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Antique pistol or revolver: means any pistol or revolver manufactured before 1899 and any replica thereof if it either is not designed or redesigned for using rimfire or conventional centerfire fixed ammunition or is designed or redesigned to use rimfire or conventional centerfire fixed ammunition that is no longer manufactured in the United States and is not readily available in the ordinary channels of commercial trade. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assault pistol: means a semiautomatic pistol that accepts a detachable magazine and has two or more of the following characteristics:

         (1)  An ammunition magazine that attaches to the pistol outside of the pistol grip;

         (2)  A threaded barrel capable of accepting a barrel extender, flash suppressor, forward hand grip, or silencer;

         (3)  A shroud that is attached to or partially or completely encircles the barrel and permits the shooter to hold the firearm with the second hand without being burned;

         (4)  A manufactured weight of fifty ounces or more when the pistol is unloaded;

         (5)  A centerfire pistol with an overall length of twelve inches or more; or

         (6)  It is a semiautomatic version of an automatic firearm;

    but does not include a firearm with a barrel sixteen or more inches in length, an antique pistol as defined in this section, or a curio or relic as those terms are used in 18 United States Code section 921(a)(13) or 27 Code of Federal Regulations section 478. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Automatic firearm: means any firearm that shoots, is designed to shoot, or can be readily modified to shoot automatically more than one shot, without a manual reloading, by a single function of the trigger. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Chief of police: means the chief of police of the counties of Hawaii, Maui, Kauai, or the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Compensation: means all benefits accorded by this chapter to an employee or the employee's dependents on account of a work injury as defined in this section; it includes medical and rehabilitation benefits, income and indemnity benefits in cases of disability or death, and the allowance for funeral and burial expenses. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 386-1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contributions: means the amounts of money authorized by this chapter to be withheld from employees' wages for the payment of temporary disability benefits. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 392-3
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Crime of violence: means any offense, as defined in title 37, that involves injury or threat of injury to the person of another, including sexual assault in the fourth degree under section 707-733 and harassment by stalking under section 711-1106. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 386-1
  • Department: means the department of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 392-3
  • Director: means the director of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 386-1
  • Director: means the director of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 392-3
  • Director: means any member of the board of directors of a financial institution, whether or not receiving compensation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Disability: means total inability of an employee to perform the duties of the employee's employment caused by sickness, pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, organ donation, or accident other than a work injury as defined in section 386‑3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 392-3
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: means the division of financial institutions of the department of commerce and consumer affairs of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Electric gun: means any portable device that is electrically operated to project a missile or electromotive force. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1
  • employed: means service, including service in interstate commerce, performed for wages under any contract of hire, written or oral, express or implied, with an employer, except as otherwise provided in sections 392-4 and 392-5. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 392-3
  • Employee: means any individual in the employment of another person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 386-1
  • Employer: means any person having one or more persons in the person's employment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 386-1
  • Employer: means any individual or type of organization, including the State, any of its political subdivisions, any instrumentality of the State or its political subdivisions, any partnership, association, trust, estate, joint stock company, insurance company, or corporation, whether domestic or foreign, or receiver or trustee in bankruptcy, or the legal representative of a deceased person, who has one or more individuals in employment during any day or portion of a day. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 392-3
  • Employment: means any service performed by an individual for another person under any contract of hire or apprenticeship, express or implied, oral or written, whether lawfully or unlawfully entered into. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 386-1
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Firearm: means any weapon, for which the operating force is an explosive, including but not limited to pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, automatic firearms, noxious gas projectors, mortars, bombs, and cannon. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fugitive from justice: means any person (1) who has fled from any state, territory, the District of Columbia, or possession of the United States, to avoid prosecution for a felony or to avoid giving testimony in any criminal proceeding or (2) who has fled from any country other than the United States and is avoiding lawful extradition back to that country. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Good cause: means a substantial reason amounting in law to be a legal excuse for failing to perform an act required by law considered under the circumstances of the individual case. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 386-1
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • loaded firearm: means a firearm with ammunition present within the firing chamber, revolving cylinder, or within a magazine which is inserted in a firearm. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-20
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal injury: includes death resulting therefrom. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 386-1
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • revolver: means any firearm of any shape with a barrel less than sixteen inches in length and capable of discharging loaded ammunition or any noxious gas. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1
  • Semiautomatic: means the mode of operation by which a firearm uses the energy of the explosive in a fixed cartridge to extract a fired cartridge and chamber a fresh cartridge with each single pull of a trigger. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 134-1
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Wages: means all remuneration for services constituting employment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 386-1
  • Wages: means all remuneration for services from whatever source, including commissions, bonuses, tips or gratuities received in the course of employment from others than the employer to the extent that they are customary and expected in that type of employment and reported to the employer for payroll tax deduction purposes, and the cash value of all remuneration in any medium other than cash. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 392-3