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Oahu jail sites, costs revealed

  • DENNIS ODA / SEPT. 20

    State lawmakers argue Oahu Community Correctional Center’s 16-acre site in urban Honolulu along the planned rail line should be redeveloped. The aging jail also has a sprawling design that requires high staffing levels, and the facility is overcrowded and inefficient to run.

Replacing Hawaii’s largest jail might cost $673 million, although that price tag could be reduced by hundreds of millions of dollars. Read more

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