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Concealed carry application process ‘discouraging,’ some Honolulu residents say

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The Honolulu Police Department began processing applications for concealed carry gun permits on Monday. But some applicants told KITV4 they were discouraged by the process of applying.

HONOLULU (KITV4) -- The Honolulu Police Department began processing hundreds of applications for concealed carry gun permits on Monday.

After a supreme court ruling earlier this year, a person no longer needs a reason to carry a concealed weapon, giving more people the opportunity to apply.

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