Prison Overcrowding: Hawaii

Below is a summary of information including: statistics from Hawaii’s Department of Corrections, an overview of the state’s corrections system, as well as helpful references and points of contact.

Facts and Figures FY 2008

DOC Costs

  • Annual budget: $228 million
  • Percentage of the state general fund: 4.3%

 DOC Staff and Population

  • Total department active personnel: 2,334
  • Total number of adult institutions: 4 prisons
  • Total incarcerated under DOC jurisdiction:
    • 4 jails
    • 5,973

 Organization of state divisions, view here.

 Parole/Probation

  •  Population: 22,345


Overcrowding Quick Facts

  • One in 32 adults is under correctional control

Points of Contact

Department of Public Safety
Administration
919 Ala Moana Blvd. 4th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96814
PSD.Office.Of.The.Director@hawaii.gov

Helpful Links

Hawaii Department of Corrections

See also:

Idaho Prison Overcrowding