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Hawaii Prison System

Gov: ‘Bring All Prisoners Back’ From Mainland

Gov: ‘Bring All Prisoners Back’ From Mainland

In a policy shift, Neil Abercrombie proposes moving beyond his plan to stop shipping prisoners to the mainland.
A Surcharge on Safety: Outsized Overtime at the Hawaii Department of Public Safety

A Surcharge on Safety: Outsized Overtime at the Hawaii Department of Public Safety

Many employees earned more in overtime than regular pay, including corrections officers earning more than $80,000 in one year, Civil Beat investigation reveals.
Criminal Injustice for Native Hawaiians Civil Beat

Criminal Injustice for Native Hawaiians

OHA releases a damning report on the treatment of Native Hawaiians in the criminal justice system and calls out for solutions.
Hawaii Prison System