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Political Discussion / surveillance video was subpoenaed
« on: August 14, 2022, 11:47:02 AM »
so that trump could not release them
nothing to see here...
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this month, we will have a carbine skill builder class
space is limited so that we can maximize learning

no RSVP is necessary for the open shoot portion, which runs from 8-10
NOTE: SAFETY BRIEFS WILL BE HELD ONLY AT 8am and 9am
YOU MUST BE PRESENT AT SAFETY BRIEF TO PARTICIPATE
if you help set up from 7:15, you will receive a $5 discount  on open shoot (regular fee is $15)
you may shoot any HI legal rifle, shotgun, or pistol
10 rounds in mag limit, rapid fire allowed as long as it is AIMED
there will be targets set up at various distances, but you are welcome to bring your own (targets must be approved by range staff)
personal equipment (targets/tables) MUST be set up during setup time before line goes hot

covered shoes are REQUIRED for all who are present

SKILL BUILDER BEGINS PROMPTLY at 10am, please arrive before 10 am to check in, help set up, and get geared up.
late arrivals may be charged a late fee or even be denied entry to the class.
If you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible.  Failure to provide at least 72 hours notice may result in penalties for future classes.

required gear/ammo: carbine, at least 3 magazines, pouches (belt or chest rig) to hold spare mags, 150 rounds of ammo and a sling!

please let us know if you cannot stay until he end of the session, because we usually have a small challenge at the end and we need to form teams

DO NOT RSVP on this thread.
email this address to sign up and you will be notified next week of your class status
---------> hdfrangeday@thehdf.org <----------
RSVPs begin at 8 am saturday 8/13/22
signups before 8 am will be dealt with accordingly
you will receive notification of your class status on monday,  via email
if you apply later than monday, you will receive a reply email with your status as we receive it.

please be courteous to your fellow shooters
do not take spots in the class if you are unable to attend
late cancellations and no-shows can lead to automatic waitlist status in the future

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Political Discussion / President Biden had to know about this
« on: August 09, 2022, 07:46:34 AM »
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Political Discussion / the fresh prince of san fran
« on: August 08, 2022, 05:01:43 PM »
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Political Discussion / complaining about inflation is white privilege...
« on: August 05, 2022, 12:23:36 PM »
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General Discussion / IMPORTANT KHSC NOTICE RE: TP
« on: July 29, 2022, 03:50:07 PM »
Hi guys,

Here’s the official word regarding the toilet paper shortage at City & County Parks.

Please tell all your club members, family & friends of this unfortunate situation.

000Thanks,

Mike Muramoto

Range Master

Koko Head Shooting Complex

Aloha all,

I am sure you have heard about the toilet paper shortage we are experiencing at our comfort stations.

Below is the announcement I issued earlier today (with a PDF version attached) and some pictures you can use for information sharing purposes. Mahalo for helping to spread the word about this unfortunate situation.

Industrial toilet paper supply issues resulting in park bathroom modifications

O‘AHU – Due to supply chain issues resulting from increased production costs and reduced raw materials, the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is experiencing a shortage of the industrial toilet paper commonly placed in City park bathrooms.

If possible, we ask park users to please bring in their own toilet paper for use in park bathrooms until DPR can secure a steadier supply of the industrial rolls. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your support as we work our way through this supply issue.

We urge the public to please not use “flushable” wipes, paper towels, or clothing as an alternative to toilet paper. These items do not breakdown in water like regular toilet paper and cause clogs, resulting in bathroom closures until the clog can be removed.

Remember, only two things should be flushed down the toilet: bodily waste and toilet paper. If no toilet paper is available, please throw away whatever sanitary wipes are used in the trash bins instead of flushing them down the toilet.

In addition to this public request, DPR staff are taking several measures in order to off-set the reduced toilet paper supply, including:

Stocking bathrooms and modifying dispensers for trifold, napkin-style toilet paper and/or smaller household rolls.
Coordinating amongst other City departments to inventory existing supplies and dispense accordingly.
As a last resort, bathroom stalls or entire comfort stations (bathroom buildings) may be closed if no toilet paper supply is available.
 
DPR maintains approximately 216 comfort stations across O‘ahu, which utilize industrial toilet paper rolls that are different from the regular, household rolls sold at local stores and super markets.

Currently DPR is receiving a fluctuating number of cases delivered at inconsistent times, creating a variable number of toilet paper cases available for park restrooms each week. For example, 106 cases of the industrial rolls are currently scheduled to be delivered for the first week of August.  However, the department may actually only receive 90 cases.   

The industrial roll shortage is compounded by the increased bathroom usage commonly experienced in public restrooms during summer months. During that time, DPR typically receives 270 cases of the industrial rolls a week. Outside of summer, that number drops to 180 cases a week.

Mahalo again to park users for their patience and understanding as we navigate through this shortage situation.
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Political Discussion / #noteverythingisaconspiracy
« on: July 27, 2022, 09:19:06 PM »
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Political Discussion / Social Unrest is Step 1 -- then War & Famine
« on: July 12, 2022, 05:19:28 PM »
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Off Topic / let's keep dentistry professional
« on: July 11, 2022, 07:32:47 AM »
Let me start off by saying that I appreciate all the work the dental profession has done in restoring and protecting my teeth. I appreciate the updates, organization, and events that they put on.

Having said that, there is something that needs to be addressed. Recently the Instagram and Facebook profile for the dental profession posted an ad that said "4 out of 5 dentists recommend sugarless gum for their patients that chew gum".  I asked a dentist friend of mine and he told me that every day before they are in their offices, they see a lot of cavities in people who chew sugared gum. The 20% of dentists that are recommending sugared gum are responsible for this.

The problem I see is that the comment was not only without merit, it was also useless and spiteful. I don't know who is posting under the dental profession (I have my suspicions) but I think this is a bad image for the organization. People can post their theories on facebook and this forum under their own accounts but I think the dental profession should remain professional. Just my two cents.

Here is a link to the facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/thedentalprofession

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HDF is excited to introduce a new Specialty Skill Builder into the rotation for Q3; Covered Handgun. This Skill Builder will cover foundational handgun skills but with the addition of a cover garment.
Due to the nature of this Skill Builder, additional prerequisites will be required.
Participants must have previously attended an HDF Handgun Skill builder and will be required to pass a Cold Skills Test prior to the Skill Builder.
The skills test will be as follows:
For score on a B8 Repair Center.
5 Shots at 15 yds in 25 sec (x2) (100 pts possible)
5 Shots at 15 yds in 15 sec (x2) (100 pts possible)
10 Shots at 25 yds in 5 min (100 pts possible)
300 pt aggregate, 210/300 or higher to pass.
If you would like to receive more information, scheduling, etc regarding the Cold Skills Test, please email us at hdfrangeday@thehdf.org
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Political Discussion / booed for 10 minutes straight...
« on: July 04, 2022, 08:21:07 PM »
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there's a new edition of the guide that was just released, and i picked it up off of amazon

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General Discussion / good explanation of the SCOTUS decision:
« on: June 23, 2022, 12:02:27 PM »
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Events / celebrate scotus decision with hifico!
« on: June 23, 2022, 11:04:56 AM »
Murphy's Bar and Grill
https://www.murphyshawaii.com/
Thursday June 23 5pm to 8pm

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General Discussion / Uvalde Chief Speaks OUT. SOME OF Y'ALL QUIET
« on: June 15, 2022, 12:04:13 PM »
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