Use of the Koko Head range shall follow the
provisions of the memorandum of understanding,
dated July 21, 1966, that authorizes the joint
use of range facilities by the Department of
Parks and Recreation (DPR) and the Honolulu
Police Department (HPD).
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
A. The Koko Head range is comprised of
seven separate areas. The areas closest to
the Koko Head slope have been designated as
the rifle, silhouette, public, and pistol
ranges. The areas closest to the Hanauma
Bay slope have been designated as the pistol,
skeet, and trap ranges.
B. The HPD shall be responsible for
the pistol ranges from Monday through Friday,
except on holidays. The DPR shall be
responsible for the pistol ranges on holidays and weekends.
C. The DPR or its designated organization/
agency shall be responsible for the rifle,
silhouette, public, skeet, and trap ranges.
USE OF RANGES WHILE UNDER POLICE CONTROL
A. The HPD shall be responsible for the
operation of the pistol (regular target and
police combat) ranges while they are under
B. The HPD shall provide a pistol range
officer for eight hours a day, Monday through
Friday, except holidays.
C. The pistol ranges will be open to all
federal, state, and county law enforcement
agencies. When not in use by law enforcement
agencies, the facilities shall be made available
to the public.
D. Police firearms training will be generally
conducted during daylight hours; however, special
night firing sessions may also be conducted. A
pistol range officer shall be provided for all such occasions.
E. All firearm laws shall be applicable at the range.
F. The pistol range officer is responsible for the following:
1. Enforcing and observing all safety rules;
2. Ensuring that personnel are properly equipped
with ear protectors and protective goggles whenever
firing is conducted; and
3. Maintaining target frames and backings and
providing targets (centers) as may be required.
USE OF RANGES WHILE UNDER DPR CONTROL
The DPR provides a range officer for the
pistol ranges on Saturdays, Sundays, and
holidays; maintains target frames and
backings; and provides targets (centers)
for public use as may be required.
The cutting of grass and general maintenance of
the ranges are the responsibility of the DPR.