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Court ends judicial oversight of COVID measures in Hawaii prisons

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / AUG. 31
                                As of Friday there were no active COVID-19 cases at state correctional facilities. Oahu Community Correctional Center, above, had 289 positive cases Aug. 31.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / AUG. 31

    As of Friday there were no active COVID-19 cases at state correctional facilities. Oahu Community Correctional Center, above, had 289 positive cases Aug. 31.

The order also lifts the prohibition on judges imposing bail on defendants accused of certain low-level offenses during the pandemic, which permitted defendants to remain free while awaiting trial. Read more

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