HONOLULU — Crimes, arrests and felony dispositions are on the decline in Hawai‘i, yet the number of people incarcerated has remained stable.
Three reasons: The pre-trial population has more than doubled, a bottlenecked system is increasing parole denials and parole violators are being held longer and without supervision.
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