HCI Mission Statement
HCI provides opportunities for offenders to acquire real life work skills and good habits through businesses that produce quality products and services for our customers.
Who can purchase from us and what are the bid exemptions.
We accept our responsibilities, and we will be held accountable.
Serve, honor, protect, and care for resources; maintain fiduciary responsibility.
KŪLIA I KA NU‘U— Achievement.
We pursue excellence in all we do. Strive to reach the summit.
KA LĀ HIKI OLA— Optimism.
We think positively.
WORK THAT CHANGES LIVES
It was an honor and privilege to be able to sign SB2630, which will allow HCI to sell inmate-made products and services on the open market to the general public. Not only will this bill help the program to be self-sustaining, it will also give individuals in the program a source of income to help meet their financial obligations while incarcerated.
Hawaii Correctional Industries offers eligible customers quick and easy access to quality products and services through various authorities provided under the HRS 354 D-13. The following customers are eligible to purchase from Correctional Industries.
If you are still unsure of your organization's eligibility,
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT
§354D-1 Finding and purpose.
The legislature finds that the number and types of programs operated by the department of public safety shall be expanded to provide a comprehensive work program for inmates. The full development of inmate employment opportunities shall be expanded to enable correctional industries programs to operate in a cost-effective manner
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