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Draft Environmental Assessment

November 23, 2012
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DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT DETAILS PLAN TO REACTIVATE KULANI CORRECTIONAL FACILITY –The Department of Public Safety (PSD) today released a draft environmental assessment that proposes a plan to reactivate the Kulani Correctional Facility in Hilo.

This plan would allow the return of 200 minimum-security male inmates who have two to four years remaining before they are eligible for parole or release. It also calls for the addition of 96 required staff at Kulani, and details some minor repairs and upgrades around the 280-acre facility, including kitchen equipment and electrical work.