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One key bill is dead but lawmakers should still act on other legislation that could improve our jam-packed, aging correctional facilities.
Nolan Espinda’s renomination to run the state’s prisons and jails is reported to be in peril.
UPDATED: The group opposes the construction of a bigger Oahu Community Correctional Center and calls for a new focus on rehabilitation.
Moving OCCC from Kalihi to Halawa is a good idea. But questions of cost and operation remain, as does a full commitment to prison reform.
Updated:Hawaii County police said Brian Lee Smith called them from a pay phone Thursday night to turn himself in.
An uprising of up to 18 prisoners injured three correctional officers at the Oahu Community Correctional Center.
Despite gains made under Justice Department oversight, care of mentally ill prisoners has slipped to troubling levels in recent years.
Despite dozens of sexual harassment and discrimination concerns, appeals board says her prior clean record counts for a lot.
The project raises questions about whether the Hawaii Technology Development Corp. is stepping away from its mission and legislative mandate.