Halawa Correctional Facility

Coordinates: 21°22′24″N 157°53′57″W / 21.37333°N 157.89917°W / 21.37333; -157.89917
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Halawa Correctional Facility
Location99-902 Moanalua, Aiea, Hawaii
Managed byHawaii Department of Public Safety

Halawa Correctional Facility is a state prison in the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii on the island of Oahu. It is operated by the Hawaii Department of Public Safety.[1] The prison is in proximity to the communities of Aiea and Halawa.[2][3]

The prison has two separate facilities: a medium security division for medium-security male prisoners, and a special needs division for both male and female inmates.[4] Originally opened in 1962 as the City and County Halawa Jail, it was transferred to the State in 1977. The prison was expanded in 1987 and remains the largest prison in the State of Hawaii correctional system.

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  1. ^ "Halawa Correctional Facility." Hawaii Department of Public Safety. Retrieved on May 19, 2010.
  2. ^ "Bravery, intelligence and instinct save a life." Corrections Today. February 1, 2002. Retrieved on May 19, 2010. "Robyn Kalahiki hostage in the medical unit of the Halawa Correctional Facility in Aiea Hawaii"
  3. ^ Fujimori, Leila. "Argument leads to beating death of inmate in Halawa prison." Honolulu Star-Bulletin. October 16, 2009. Retrieved on May 19, 2010. "A 22-year-old Halawa prison inmate..."
  4. ^ "Halawa Correctional Facility".

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