Waiawa Correctional Facility – Hawaii

Looking for somebody locked up at Waiawa Correctional Facility?  Waiawa Correctional Facility is a correctional facility in the Hawaii Department of Public Safety – Prisons Division.  This guide will tell you about anything related to Waiawa Correctional Facility such as the following:  Learn how to locate an inmate.  Visitation information.  The prisons’s phone number and address.  How to send mail and money to an inmate.  And much, much more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Waiawa Correctional Facility
State: Hawaii
DOC: Hawaii Department of Public Safety – Prisons Division
Warden Name: Joe W. Booker, Jr.

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Contact Information

Here you have the street address and mailing address for Waiawa Correctional Facility. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to someone there, and make sure to use the physical address if you need to know the actual location of Waiawa Correctional Facility.

Mailing Address

You should read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information below if you are going to mail a package or letter to an inmate so that you properly address the letter or package, and follow the appropriate protocol for mailing a package or letter. If you do not follow the correct steps, it could not get to the inmate.

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID NUMBER
Waiawa Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 1839 
Pearl City HI, 96782

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Waiawa Correctional Facility
94-560 Kamehameha Highway 
Waipahu HI, 96797

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (808) 677-6150
Fax Number: (808) 677-6155

Map and Directions

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Use this address if you plan to visit an inmate. You should read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures headings on this page if you are going to visit an inmate at Waiawa Correctional Facility.

Waiawa Correctional Facility
94-560 Kamehameha Highway 
Waipahu HI, 96797

Directions

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Phone Number

State prison inmates don’t have telephones, so you won’t be able to call your inmate, however, there are some times when it may be helpful to have the phone number to the facility.
(808) 677-6150

Inmates can sometimes make phone calls using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Waiawa Correctional Facility prisoners don’t have faxes, so you won’t get to fax prisoners, but there are times when it is helpful to know the fax number to Waiawa Correctional Facility.

(808) 677-6155

Email Address

The email address listed below is the general email for the prison. You won’t be able to email prisoners at this email address. If you are going to email an inmate, read the Inmate Email information below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send an email message to an inmate you must use a specific process to make sure that the email gets to the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners do not have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important steps that you have to follow when mailing a letter or package to a inmate. If you don’t follow the procedures then what you sent might not be received.

Before you proceed, read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

Waiawa Correctional Facility employees do open and read all incoming general correspondence. Received general mail and packages is read as frequently as is deemed necessary to ensure safety and security or monitor any problems regarding any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the proper format for how you should address mail to a prisoner at Waiawa Correctional Facility:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Waiawa Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 1839 
Pearl City HI, 96782

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary that was created to provide prisoners an account for inmate funds and for buying things not issued by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can add money into these Commissary accounts with the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners funds in postal mail and have to send funds to this address and follow the steps provided below:

The deposit has to be in a money order that is made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be held for a 15-day hold, in which the inmate will not have access to the deposit. The Bureau of Prisons will send back funds that don’t have valid inmate info provided the envelope you sent it in has a return address. Cash and personal checks can’t be accepted so do not send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are from time to time moved to various correctional facilities in the state, so sometimes you may have to find what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to locate an state prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Hawaii state prisons: Hawaii State Prisons

Hawaii Department of Public Safety – Prisons Division Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you go to visit an inmate at Waiawa Correctional Facility, be sure that you be aware of the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every correctional facility in Hawaii has their own policies for inmate visitation and they get changed regularly. The rules listed below could be changed since this was written, so be sure to also go to Waiawa Correctional Facility’s official website to read the most up to date rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation guard will ensure every visitor signs the prisoner visitors log when they enter the prison and upon exiting.

Identification Required

Photo ID of visitors is required. The best forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state photo id is OK.

For all of the points shown below, check the main prison site as this info is updated frequently:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Children, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Information about Waiawa Correctional Facility prison records coming soon.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

More information about Waiawa Correctional Facility death row will be posted ASAP.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

Information about Hawaii parole procedures coming soon.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Section about release procedures for Waiawa Correctional Facility will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Waiawa Correctional Facility Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

More information about what life is like at Waiawa Correctional Facility to be added later.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

A Waiawa Correctional Facility news section to be added later.

Photos

A section with photos of Waiawa Correctional Facility coming soon.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Waiawa Correctional Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Waiawa Correctional Facility.

If you have any photos of Waiawa Correctional Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a job at a correctional facility? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility previously?

If so, go to: Waiawa Correctional Facility Jobs

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Website

The official website: Waiawa Correctional Facility Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Info about family resources to be added later.

History

Waiawa Correctional Facility history coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Waiawa Correctional Facility inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Hawaii State Prisons: Hawaii State Prisons

Waiawa Correctional Facility Links

The official website: Waiawa Correctional Facility Website
Waiawa Correctional Facility Jobs

Waiawa Correctional Facility Inmate Programs

Hawaii Department of Public Safety – Prisons Division Links

Hawaii Department of Public Safety – Prisons Division Main Website
Hawaii Department of Public Safety – Prisons Division Prison Directory
Hawaii Department of Public Safety – Prisons Division Prison Map
Hawaii Department of Public Safety – Prisons Division Prison Jobs
Hawaii Department of Public Safety – Prisons Division Prison Inmate Search
Hawaii Department of Public Safety – Prisons Division Most Wanted

Hawaii Department of Public Safety – Prisons Division Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Hawaii State Prison Inmate

Sending Mail to Hawaii State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Hawaii State Prison Inmates
Hawaii State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Waiawa Correctional Facility

Have you ever been incarcerated at Waiawa Correctional Facility? Do you have a family member or friend there? Have you ever visited someone at this correctional facility?

If you have, then please leave a comment below about it. Tell us about what you experienced so others can learn what to expect.

Things you can put in your comment:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Guards and prison staff
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gangs
  • Inmate programs and activities

If you are an inmate here, include your mailing address if you want to receive letters from people.


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