03-18-20 Firearm Section system update

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Technical Services, Area I
Major Andrew Burian
Phone: (808) 961 2262


Media Release

The Hawaiʻi Police Department Firearms Section located at the South Hilo Police Station at 349 Kapiolani Street in Hilo will be closed for walk-in service on Thursday (March 19, 2020) and Friday, (March 20, 2020) in preparation for a system update. The firearms staff will be available via telephone on those dates to answer questions by calling (808) 961-2233.  

In an effort to increase safety in light of the COVID-19 threat and better serve the public, firearms registration services at South Hilo Police Station will be by appointment only beginning on Monday (March 23, 2020) walk-in service without an appointment will no longer be provided, no exceptions.

The Firearms Section will be scheduling appointments Monday-Friday (except holidays) from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Members of the public who wish to make an appointment for firearms services at the South Hilo Police Station at 349 Kapiolani Street in Hilo should call (808) 961-2233. This change to an appointment-based system mirrors the policy currently in place at all other police stations around the island. 

For additional information regarding other firearms registration sites and hours of operation you may call (808) 961-2233 or visit the Hawaiʻi Police Department web site and click on the Services tab to access Firearms Registration information, or click on the link supplied here, https://www.hawaiipolice.com/services/firearm-registration

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