Maui Community Correctional Center

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  KAHULUI — Hawaii's corrections department has begun recruiting guards from other islands to counter a staffing deficit at a Maui jail, officials said.

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WAILUKU — A Hawaiʻi jail where a riot broke out in March is operating with less than half the normal number of corrections officers, officials said.

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Hawaii lawmakers tried Tuesday to get more information about the recent Maui prison riot and two fatal shootings involving the state Department of Public Safety.

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WAILUKU — A March 11 riot at a Maui jail left staff "scared for our lives," according to a letter signed by the jail's staff.

MCCC Inmates Identified In Riot Transferred to Hālawa

Mar 14, 2019
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State corrections officials transported 21 pre-trial detainees to Hālawa Correctional Facility today who were identified as participants in Monday's riot at a Maui jail.

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Internal and criminal investigations are underway following an disturbance at the Maui Community Correctional Center yesterday that left several staff members with minor injuries.