Correctional Facilities Close To Visitors

(Honolulu, HI) -- Family and friends who wanted to visit a loved one at several correctional facilities were turned away over the weekend. The Department of Public Safety announced that the Oahu Community Correctional Center was closed to visitors on both Saturday and Sunday. Visitation was cancelled at Hawaii Community Correctional Center on Saturday, while visitation was cancelled at the Halawa Correctional Facility on Sunday. A spokesperson says the correction facilities were closed to visitors due to staff shortages.