Women’s Community Correctional Center to add new housing

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Department of Public Safety is moving forward with plans for a new OCCC at the animal quarantine station site in Halawa.

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Those plans include relocating female offenders from OCCC to the Women’s Community Correctional Center in Kailua to accommodate the additional population.

The state plans to build a new housing unit and administration building, renovate the vacant Hookipa Cottage and support building. It will also improve internal circulation, on-site parking, and the entrance and exit from Kalanianaole Highway.

Construction is slated to begin next year with completion in 2023.

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