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Inmate at Hale Nani Reintegration Center in Panaewa escapes

A Hawaii island furlough inmate made an unauthorized exit from the Hale Nani Reintegration Center early this morning. Michael Blanco was seen walking out of the furlough center unauthorized just before 2 a.m. Security staff told him to stop but he ran. They pursued him but were unable to capture him. Hawaii Police were notified. […]

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Visits to Kulani Correction Facility are canceled this weekend

MEDIA RELEASE Due to possible adverse weather conditions caused by Hurricane Lane, some of the jails/prisons are exercising caution and cancelling visits this weekend only. Cancelled: Oahu Community Correctional Center Kauai Community Correctional Center Women’s Community Correctional Center Halawa Correctional Facility Kulani Correctional Facility Visits still scheduled (subject to change pending weather): Waiawa Correctional Facility […]

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Jails and prisons may cancel visitations due to Hurricane Lane

Due to possible adverse conditions caused by Hurricane Lane, some of the jails/prisons may decide last minute to cancel visitation out of an abundance of caution. Due to the unique circumstances this storm presents, all visitors scheduled for this weekend should contact their specific facility in order to find out if visitation will be held […]

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Missing inmate Chung-Hoon is arrested and returned to HCCC

Missing extended furlough inmate Troy Chung-Hoon was arrested this morning by Hawaii County Police and returned to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC). On January 26, Chung-Hoon failed to check in, as scheduled, with his case manager at the Hale Nani Reintegration Center in Hilo.

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One inmate, who was housed in that unit, is confirmed to have a case of chickenpox. That inmate is currently in isolation to prevent the spread. No other inmates have shown symptoms of chickenpox. As a precaution, the Waianuenue male housing unit is under quarantine this weekend. Inmates in that unit will be allowed extra phone calls to make up for the lost visits. Visits in all other HCCC housing units are still running as scheduled this weekend.

HCCC’s Waianuenue housing unit visits cancelled due to chickenpox case

One inmate, who was housed in that unit, is confirmed to have a case of chickenpox. That inmate is currently in isolation to prevent the spread. No other inmates have shown symptoms of chickenpox. As a precaution, the Waianuenue male housing unit is under quarantine this weekend. Inmates in that unit will be allowed extra […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 33-year-old Hilo man in connection with a burglary and arson investigation involving a break-in and intentionally set fire at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo. 

On Monday evening, (October 16), police and fire units responded to the old section of the facility off Waiānuenue Avenue. Arriving units found cells on the second floor of the building fully engulfed in flames. This portion of the facility was used as storage with the bottom floor utilized by maintenance personnel. It is a separate building from any other on the grounds used to house inmates. No inmates were in danger at any time therefor no evacuation was needed or conducted.

Police charge Hilo man after burglary and arson at HCCC

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 33-year-old Hilo man in connection with a burglary and arson investigation involving a break-in and intentionally set fire at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo. On Monday evening, (October 16), police and fire units responded to the old section of the facility off Waiānuenue Avenue. Arriving units found […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are conducting a burglary and arson investigation into a break-in and suspected intentionally set fire at the Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center in Hilo. A 33-year-old male was arrested at the scene.

Police arrest Hilo man for a burglary and arson at HCCC

Hawaiʻi Island police are conducting a burglary and arson investigation into a break-in and suspected intentionally set fire at the Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center in Hilo. A 33-year-old male was arrested at the scene.

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Department of Public Safety 2017 recruit class graduation in Honolulu. Photo courtesy PSD

Dept of Public Safety graduates 42 officers for correctional facilities

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) today welcomed a new class of adult correctional officers at a graduation ceremony held at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. Forty-two (42) recruits graduated from Basic Corrections Recruit Class (BCRC) 17-02 training and will begin their careers as correctional officers in facilities across the state.

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HCCC inmate Keanu Krause climbs fence in escape attempt

At approximately 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Aug 15), Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) pre-trial detainee Keanu Krause attempted to escape by scaling a perimeter fence, while being escorted to his housing unit. Correctional Officers reacted quickly to get him down off the fence and restrain him. There were no further incidents. Krause was evaluated by medical […]

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New corrections officers of the Graduates of the 2017 Basic Corrections Recruit Class taking their oath.

Six new officers for HCCC graduate from training with others

Forty-seven recruits graduated from Basic Corrections Recruit Class 17-01 training and will begin their careers as correctional officers in facilities across the state.

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Missing inmate is arrested and returned to HCCC

Hawaii Police have confirmed the arrest of missing extended furlough inmate Shawn Kaawa. He will be held in police custody over the weekend and eventually returned to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC).

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Missing extended furlough inmate Daniel Abraham was returned at 3:45 this afternoon to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC). He was arrested on Saturday, July 23, in the Kealakekua area by Hawaii County Police.  Abraham failed to report to the Hale Nani Reintegration Center for his scheduled check-in on February 19.

Missing HCCC inmate is returned to facility after arrest

Missing extended furlough inmate Daniel Abraham was returned at 3:45 this afternoon to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC). He was arrested on Saturday, July 23, in the Kealakekua area by Hawaii County Police. Abraham failed to report to the Hale Nani Reintegration Center for his scheduled check-in on February 19.

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HCCC extended furlough inmate who failed to check-in turns himself in

Missing extended furlough inmate Michael Joyce turned himself in to Hawaii Police last night. He was returned to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) at 2:20 a.m. Joyce failed to report to HCCC for his scheduled check-in on April 6. Joyce is serving time for Assault 2. He is classified as community custody which is […]

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Scottie Yanagawa

Inmate fails to return to Hale Nani Reintergration Center

Hawaii furlough inmate Scottie Yanagawa failed to return from a day pass to the Hale Nani Reintegration Center. Yanagawa left this morning and was scheduled to return at 2 p.m. State Sheriffs and Hawaii Police were notified. 29-year old Yanagawa is 5’5” tall and weighs 165 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

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