Hawaii Inmate Search

Hawaii Inmate Search

The records for the Hawaii inmate search contain information such as name, date of birth, charges, detention detail, and incarceration facility. These offender records are made publicly accessible per the United States Law. Interested individuals may request additional inmate information such as criminal records, charges, DOC number, the sum of the bail bond, sentences, court dates, as well as the release date.

How do I find an inmate in Hawaii?

Hawaii’s inmate search can be done through the website of each correctional facility under the jurisdiction of the Hawaii Department of Public Safety (DPS), Corrections Division. All the facilities have their jail roster where users can find information on a Hawaii state inmate.
Users can also utilize the Hawaii SAVIN service which offers any victim and concerned citizen access to a regular update and notification 24/7. This function will notify any update on the custody and parole status of an inmate under the jurisdiction of the State of Hawaii’s Department of Public Safety.

How to find inmate records from counties in Hawaii?

Inmate locator for county jail inmates is mostly unavailable online. These records are maintained by the county’s correctional center and individuals who are interested to access the records must contact the county jails via phone, mail, or in person. A few of the county jails are:

Honolulu County

The Honolulu Police Department prepared an online platform where individuals can access the incarceration records of inmates under their arrest. Individuals may also contact the department to further ask about the offenders who are in their detention. Address and contact number are as given:

Honolulu Police Department
801 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone Number: 808-723-3284

Kauai County

The County of Kauai Jail is located at Lihue, Kauai, and is a minimum security-level police department jail. Detainees in the jails consist of adult male inmates, above the age of 18, convicted of offenses under the state law in Hawaii. Individuals can contact the jail directly at the following address and phone number:

3990 Kaana Street,
Lihue, HI 96766
Phone number: 808-241-1711

Maui County

The County of Maui Jail, established in 1999, detains inmates at a minimum to a medium-security level. This county jail also acts as a dormitory for inmates who are on work release. An inmate record of a detainee within their jail can be requested directly with the Police Department of Maui County either by mail, visit or call. The following are the address and phone number of the Police Department:

55 Mahalani Street,
Wailuku, HI 96793
Phone: 808-244-6400
Fax: 808-244-5576

Where are Hawaii inmates housed?

The DPS Corrections Division is responsible for overseeing and managing four jails, four prisons, and one facility on the mainland. Interested individuals can contact or visit any of the facilities for further information. The following are addresses and contact numbers of the state prisons and jails.

Jails in Hawaii

Oahu Community Correctional Center

2199 Kamehameha Highway
Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: 808-832-1777
Fax: 808-832-1412

Kauai Community Correctional Center

3-5351 Kuhio Highway
Lihue, HI 96766
Phone: 241-3050
Fax: 808-241-3059

Hawaii Community Correctional Center

60 Punahele Street
Hil, HI 96720
Phone: 808-933-0431
Fax: 808-933-0425

Maui Community Correctional Center

600 Walale Drive
Wailuku, HI 96793
Phone: 808-243-5101
Fax: 808-244-012

Prisons in Hawaii

Halawa Correctional Facility

99-902 Moanalua Road
Aiea, HI 96701
Phone: 808-485-5200
Fax: 808-482-7275

Waiawa Correctional Facility

94-560 Kamehaeha Highway
Waipahu, HI 96797
Phone: 808-677-6150
Fax: 808-677-6155

Kulani Correctional Facility

P. O. Box 4459,
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: 808-932-4430
Fax: 808-932-4522

Women’s Community Correctional Center

42-477 Kalanianaole Highway
Kailua, HI 96734
Phone: 808-266-9580
Fax: 808-266-9583

Facility on mainland

Saguaro Correctional Center

1250 E Arica Rd,
Eloy, AZ 85131
Phone: 520-464-0500
Fax: 520-2626-0599

How do you contact an inmate in Hawaii?

The family of inmates can both send and receive letters from inmates in all Hawaii state prison. All mails, however, will be opened, inspected, and read for safety reasons. Letters that are believed to contain malice intention, like threats, will be denied and removed. All letters should be written in English unless granted by the facility Warden to write in another language. When sending mail to an inmate, please make sure that the address of the facility is correct. The sender should follow the format below:

  1. Prisoner Full Name, ID Number
  2. Facility Name
  3. Street address
  4. City, State, zip code.

Inmates can also make outgoing calls, but may not receive incoming calls. So, to contact via phone call, individuals and inmates need to set a schedule among themselves to accommodate the available hours to receive a call. All calls will be monitored and recorded with the exception of attorney phone calls, ombudsman calls, and ACLU calls. Telephone privileges may be taken away if the inmate has behavioral issues.

How to contact the Hawaii Department of Public Safety (DPS) Correction Division?

The Correction Division of Hawaii DPS can be contacted through the following:

  1. Inmate Classification Phone Number: 808-587-2567
  2. Correctional Industries Address: P. O. Box 1642, Kaneohe, HI 96744
  3. Correctional Industry Phone Number: 808-677-6638
  4. Correctional Industry Fax Number: 808-488-4999
  5. Mainland Branch Phone Number: 808-587-1258
  6. Mainland Branch Fax Number: 808-837-8026

How do you find out the release date of an inmate in Hawaii?

Individuals that are interested in an inmate release date may utilize the VINE service to find out the custody detail and the custody status for free.

Additionally, if individuals are willing to spend money for the inmate records, they may use the eCrime Justice Data Center provided by the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center. This online platform gives users access to all records of the searched Hawaii inmate at a rate of 5$ per search. For more information, users can complete the online form or contact them directly at:

Department of the Attorney General
465 S. King Street, Room 102,
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone Number: 808-587-3279

Can I send care packages to an inmate in Hawaii?

Sending care packages directly to an inmate is strictly prohibited. However, certain facilities in Hawaii have a contract with third-party vendors to help send inmates things that are pre-approved by their facility. Individuals may contact respective prisons or jail to further inquire about their approved vendors.

If inmates request food, hygiene products, or other additional care items, they can put an order in the facility commissary by using the fund that was sent from anyone in their correspondence list.

What can you send to inmates in Hawaii prisons?

Sending mail to an inmate in Hawaii

People can send inmates mail, and receive mail from inmates as much as they want, given that their mail does not contain any threats or any sexual implications, or anything that violates their regulations. Additionally, inmates may receive a limited amount of photos along with their mail. All photos sent must not be bigger than 4”x6” and must be a non-Polaroid, non-instant photo. Similar to a mail, the photo may not be violent of nature, and cannot contain sexually explicit or suggestive content.

Sending money to an inmate in Hawaii

Inmates are allowed to receive money from families who are on their visitor or correspondence list, provided that the money is sent through an approved channel. Hawaii prison only accepts cashier’s check or bank check as methods of depositing funds into an inmate’s account. Other alternatives for sending money will not be accepted unless a facility has been approved.

How do you apply for Visitation of an inmate in Hawaii?

The inmate needs to submit a visitation list for approval. The people that the inmate listed for visitation needs to complete the prison visiting application form and notice of consent form from Hawaii DPS. Once the application is approved, visitors need to read and understand the rules and regulations of the facility, as well as abide by the rules before and during the visit.

If any rules are unclear, it will be the visitor’s responsibility to inquiry the correctional facility officer for clarification. For more information about each facility visiting rules, application procedures, visiting schedules, and other related issues, visitors may read through the guidelines prepared by Hawaii DPS Corrections Divisions for each facility. Individuals can also contact the facility via their hotlines.

What are the visitation rules?

Most visiting rules of each facility are similar to one another. These rules are not the complete set but may act as basic guidelines for visitors to understand what will need to abide.

  1. All individuals must present valid photo identification before admission when visiting.
  2. All visitors will be subjected to a pat search, and if any probable issue arises, may be subjected to a strip search.
  3. Visitors are to abide by the dress code of each facility.
  4. Parent/legal guardian accompanying a minor during visits is responsible to ensure the child is complying with the rules given by the facility.

The following are visitation rules for each facility under the administration of the Hawaii Department of Public Safety.

Rules and regulations for jails in Hawaii

  1. Hawaii Community Correctional Center
  2. Kauai Community Correctional Center
  3. Maui Community Correctional Center
  4. Oahu Community Correctional Center

Rules and regulations for jails in Hawaii

  1. Halawa Correctional Facility
  2. Waiawa Correctional Facility
  3. Kulani Correctional Facility
  4. Women’s Community Correctional Center

Rules and regulation for the correctional facility on mainland

  1. Saguaro Correctional Center