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Editorial: Strong oversight for Public Safety

Two years ago, the Legislature tasked a watchdog commission with tracking and weighing in on the state’s endeavor to shift its corrections system focus from punitive, to a model that steps up rehabilitative efforts. Granted broad powers — conducting independent investigations and making unannounced prison inspections, among them — the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission holds potential to spur positive changes. Read more

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