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Hawaii Prison System

Task Force Demands Action On Hawaiian Incarceration

Task Force Demands Action On Hawaiian Incarceration

Indigenous population over-represented at every stage of state's criminal justice system.

Plans to Reopen Big Island Prison Moving Forward

State Department of Public Safety officials today released a draft environmental assessment on the proposal to reopen Kulani Correctional Facility,…
Why So Many Hawaiian, Samoan And Filipino Youth In Justice System?

Why So Many Hawaiian, Samoan And Filipino Youth In Justice System?

State lawmakers to hear new report's findings Wednesday.
‘First Step’ Taken to Transform Criminal Justice System

‘First Step’ Taken to Transform Criminal Justice System

Officials say new laws will help cut prison costs, increase public safety and bring Hawaii inmates home.
Lawsuit Filed Over Death of Second Arizona Inmate

Lawsuit Filed Over Death of Second Arizona Inmate

ACLU seeks damages from Public Safety, Corrections Corporation of America in murder of Hawaii prisoner.
ACLU: Hawaii Denied Prisoners Marriage Rights

ACLU: Hawaii Denied Prisoners Marriage Rights

State Department of Public Safety charged with discrimination against women with fiances in Arizona prison.
A Plan to Return Hawaii’s Mainland Inmates

A Plan to Return Hawaii’s Mainland Inmates

Arizona prison population could drop from 1,738 to just 750 by 2015.
Not So Public: Auditor Stonewalled On Prison Job

Not So Public: Auditor Stonewalled On Prison Job

And we thought reporters had it bad.
Death of Hawaii Prisoner Raises Concerns About Arizona Facility

Death of Hawaii Prisoner Raises Concerns About Arizona Facility

Lawsuit seeks justice for dead inmate, his family and other victims.
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