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Hawaii prohibits any person, including a licensed manufacturer, licensed importer, or licensed dealer, from possessing, selling, or delivering any handgun if the frame or receiver “is a die casting of zinc alloy which has a melting temperature of less than 800 degrees Fahrenheit.”1 This section does not apply to any handgun registered prior to July 1, 1975, or to any antique handgun.2

 See our Design Safety Standards policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue. 

  1. Haw. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 134-15(a).[]
  2. Haw. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 134-15(b).[]