The Jail System
Hawaii has four counties and four jail facilities which house pretrial, transitional and very short-term sentence populations.
The Prison System
The Division of Corrections of the Department of Public Safety operates a combined jail-prison system with four prisons and four jails. As of December 31, 2015, the Hawaii prison population was 5,879. The Corrections Division had a budget of approximately $206 million in 2015.
The Community Corrections System
The Adult Probation Divisions under the Hawaii State Judiciary received 6,385 new placements added to the 19,701 cases pending at the start of FY2015. The Hawaii Paroling Authority supervised 1,545 parolees as of June 30, 2015.