Native Hawaiians in the Criminal Justice System

The Disparate Treatment of Native Hawaiians in the Criminal Justice System was written at the request of the Hawai‘i state legislature following the approval of House Concurrent Resolution 27, and was compiled through research by the Washington, D.C.-based Justice Policy Institute (JPI), and experts at the University of Hawai‘i and Georgetown University.

To read the Executive Summary and the full report of The Disparate Treatment of Native Hawaiians in the Criminal Justice System, click on the links below. If you are interested in reading additional research from the Justice Policy Institute on racial disparities and efforts to reduce the number of people affected by the criminal justice system, please visit www.justicepolicy.org.

The Disparate Treatment of Native Hawaiians
in the Criminal Justice System

09-28-10
Author(s): Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Justice Policy Institute, University of Hawai‘i and Georgetown University
Topic(s): Native Hawaiians, Public Safety, Adult Corrections, Racial Disaparity

Download the Executive Summary (PDF)
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Download the Study Fact Sheets (PDF)
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