Current databases are inadequate, so ProPublica is organizing a coalition of media outlets to keep better track of these cases.
Demonstrators gather at Honolulu International Airport on Sunday as similar scenes play out across the country.
Myles Breiner has filed numerous lawsuits attacking the credibility of HPD, the chief and his prosecutor wife. Now he’s representing the couple.
The Department of Public Safety has not started on expansion of three jails, a $37.5 million project approved by lawmakers last year.
But, citing privacy and security reasons, state prison officials won’t say why prisoners are being transferred or where they have gone.
The complaint alleges overcrowding has led to “systemwide deterioration” at seven prisons and jails.