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10 prison pitches include new facility in West Oahu

By Timothy Hurley / thurley@staradvertiser.com

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 20, 2014

~~<p>Replacing Hawaii's largest jail, Oahu Community Correctional Center, with a larger one in West Oahu is one of 10 proposals being considering to help alleviate a crisis of inmate overcrowding.</p>
<p>Public Safety Director Ted Sakai told lawmakers Wednesday that officials are evaluating the design-build proposals and alternative funding ideas submitted by private firms and partnerships hoping to help the state build new jails and more prison space.</p>
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Replacing Hawaii's largest jail, Oahu Community Correctional Center, with a larger one in West Oahu is one of 10 proposals being considering to help alleviate a crisis of inmate overcrowding.

Public Safety Director Ted Sakai told lawmakers Wednesday that officials are evaluating the design-build proposals and alternative funding ideas submitted by private firms and partnerships hoping to help the state build new jails and more prison space. Login for more...



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