Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility (HYCF), Kailua, Hawaii. Juveniles are returning from working on projects outside the walls of the facility. The jumpsuits are used for security to discourage running away.
The facility was originally built for 56 kids, but it presently houses 72 Fourteen million dollars a year is spent on HYJC, mostly on staff and poor management of overtime and contracts, according to the director. Most of the kids here have come from horrific situations of abuse and drug addiction. Hawaii, primarily a tourist economy has had a particularly difficult time in the present recession.
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