05-28-19 Firearm permits or registration

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Puna District, Area I
Captain John Briski
Phone: (808) 965-2716



Media Release

Until further notice, the Puna District will no longer be available for the processing of Firearm permits or registration. The public will be notified when these operations resume.

The following is a list of stations, hours of operation and contact numbers for locations around the county that may assist with firearms permitting and registration.  Area Code (808)

(For other islands, please contact the appropriate police department.)

Station Police District Hours Phone
Hilo* South Hilo Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

§  Firearms importations (registrations from out of state) are processed on weekdays, excluding holidays, only during the hours of 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.



Laupāhoehoe North Hilo Monday–Friday (by appointment only) 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 962-2120
Honokaʻa Hāmākua Monday–Friday 8:30a.m.-3:30 p.m. (by appointment only) 775-7533
Waimea South Kohala Monday–Friday (by appointment only) 8 a.m.–4 p.m. 887-3080
Kapaʻau North Kohala Monday–Friday (by appointment only) 8 a.m.–4 p.m. 889-6540
Kailua-Kona Kona Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. 326-4646
Nāʻālehu Kaʻū Monday–Friday (by appointment only)
9 a.m.–11:30 am. and 12:30 p.m.–3 p.m.

*Firearms importations are processed on weekdays, excluding holidays, only during the hours of 9–11 a.m. and 1–3 p.m.



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