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Halawa prison project delays cost millions


    Inmates walk back to their cell modules down “main street” of the Halawa Correctional Facility, Thursday, December 17, 2015.


    Upgrades to the locks and video surveillance systems at Halawa Correctional Facility have been delayed for more than 15 months, increasing the total project cost because displaced prisoners are being housed at a private correctional center in Arizona. Above, prison uniforms hang from cells in Module 4-A at Halawa Correctional Facility.

A long-delayed project to replace the locks, video surveillance systems and other electronics in the Halawa Correctional Facility has turned into a multimillion-dollar headache for prison officials after work stalled because of problems with two subcontractors. Read more

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