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PSD NEWS RELEASE: Extended furlough inmate Shawn Kaawa fails to check in at Hale Nani Reintegration Center

Posted on Sep 29, 2016 in Latest Department News

shawn-kaawaHILO – Extended furlough inmate Shawn Kaawa failed to report to the Hale Nani Reintegration Center for his scheduled check-in last night.  State Sheriffs and Hawaii Police were notified.

Inmates in the extended furlough program live and work outside of the facility but must check in at various times throughout the month.
Kaawa is serving time for Prohibited Acts Related to Drug Paraphernalia. Escape 2 is expected to be added to his charges. He was scheduled for a parole hearing today (September 29). 
34-year old Kaawa is classified as community custody which is the lowest custody level. He is 5’4” tall and weighs 165 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes. 
Anyone who sees him is urged to call 911.

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Toni Schwartz
Public Information Officer
Hawaii Department of Public Safety
Office: 808-587-1358
Cell: 808-683-5507
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