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Posted on Jan 25, 2022 in Latest Department News, Newsroom

HONOLULU – COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted in the state prisons and jails as well as in the contracted Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, AZ. The latest testing updates received for the correctional facilities are as follows:

Halawa Correctional Facility – 163 inmate test results; 67 positive, 96 negative. There were three (3) positive staff results and one (1) staff recovery reported.

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – 14 inmate test results; Seven (7) positive, seven (7) negative. One (1) positive staff result reported and two (2) staff recoveries.

Women’s Community Correctional Center – 21 inmate test results; Four (4) positive, 17 negative.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – 29 inmate test results; Two (2) positive, 27 negative. One previously reported positive inmate was released. Four (4) staff have recovered.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – 14 inmate test results; Two (2) positive, 12 negative.  There were two (2) positive staff test results reported.

Maui Community Correctional Center – Three (3) negative inmate test results. 37 inmates have recovered.

Waiawa Correctional Facility – Five (5) inmate recoveries reported.

Kulani Correctional Facility – Two (2) inmate recoveries reported. The inmate population is clear of all active COVID-19 cases. 16 negative staff test results. Five (5) staff recoveries reported. There is one (1) remaining employee out due to COVID.

COVID-19 updates for other PSD Divisions are as follows:

Sheriff Division – One (1) positive staff test result reported and one (1) staff recovery.

Administration Division – Two (2) staff recoveries reported.

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) continues to encourage all staff and inmates to voluntarily get tested and receive the COVID-19 vaccination. For more detailed inmate testing data, PSD’s Pandemic Plan and information on response efforts made to safeguard the inmates, staff and public, visit the dedicated COVID-19 webpage at:

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