Kulani Correctional Facility

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Updated on: March 21, 2021

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Location HC 01, Stainback Highway, Hilo, HI, 96720
Official Website http://hawaii.gov/psd/corrections/institutions-division/prisons/kulani-correctional-facility

Hilo, Hawaii is known for the Kulani Correctional Facility. The Kulani Correctional Facility is situated in Hawaii County.

The Kulani Correctional Facility is known as the maximum-security facility in all the state of Hawaii. The facility is licensed to hold just over 160 adult male offenders.

The Kulani Correctional Facility is also known for housing Hawaii’s death row inmates as well.

Just like any other correctional institution, the Kulani Correctional Facility has a variety of programs that inmates can participate in such as the following:

  • Moral Recognition Therapy

  • Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Individual Counseling

  • Sex Offender Treatment

  • GED Programs

  • Adult Basic Education

  • Work Programs

Kulani Correctional Facility — General Information

Facility Name Kulani Correctional Facility
Facility Type State Prison
Address HC 01, Stainback Highway, Hilo, HI, 96720
Capacity 160
Facility Type Adult
City Hilo
Postal Code 96720
State Hawaii
County Hawaii County
Official Website http://hawaii.gov/psd/corrections/institutions-division/prisons/kulani-correctional-facility

Sending a Mail/Care Package

When you are corresponding with an inmate in the Kulani Correctional Facility, please make sure you have your return address on the envelope and address it to the inmate as well. You will need to have the inmate’s full name and their identification number on the envelope to ensure it will get to the correct person.

Sending Money

If this is your first time with an inmate in any facility, you will want to get acquainted with Jay fast. Start by making an account. You will be using this account to give money to an inmate while they are in the Kulani Correctional Facility.

Phone calls

Inmates are permitted to make calls out to their loved ones. All calls will be 15-minutes long and they will be during the hours of 7 am to 10 pm.


Inmates in the Kulani Correctional Facility will be able to have visitors.

If you are looking to visit a general population offender or an offender who is on outside detail, you can come on the weekends between the hours of 7:30 am to 1:45 pm.

If you are looking to visit an inmate in protective custody, you can visit on the first Saturday of the month between 7:30 am to 1:45 pm.

You will be required to be registered no later than 10 am to be able to visit an inmate during that day.

Please keep in mind, if you are visiting a segregation inmate, these visits will be no contact. These visits will be held on Thursdays and you must request an appointment no more than a week in advance.

Visiting Hours

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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