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HOPE II: A Followup Evaluation of Hawai'i’s HOPE Probation

This study extends the original HOPE evaluations to an almost ten-year followup to deterime if the positive results persists after probation ends.

Justice Reinvestment in Hawaii: Analyses & Policy Options to Reduce Spending on Corrections & Reinvest in Strategies to Increase Public Safety

This report summarizes the CSG Justice Center’s findings and describes the data-driven policy framework that was provided to state policymakers to address key issues in Hawaii.

"Swift and Certain" Sanctions in Probation Are Highly Effective: Evaluation of the HOPE Program

The HOPE program — Hawaii's Opportunity Probation with Enforcement — is an experimental probation program that emphasizes the delivery of "swift and certain" punishment when a probationer violates conditions of probation.

Creating A Place Of Healing and Forgiveness: The Trauma-Informed Care Initiative at the Women’s Community Correctional Center of Hawaii

This article explains how to create a place of healing and forgiveness (pu'uhonua) through the Trauma- Informed Care Initiative (TICI).

Replicating HOPE: Can Others Do It As Well As Hawaii?

The lead researcher in NIJ's HOPE evaluation discusses efforts to duplicate the swift-and-certain sanctions model on the mainland.

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