Nov. 24–26, 1997

“That’s right, you’re not from Texas
...but Texas wants you anyway.”
—Lyle Lovett, The Road to Ensenada.

A special series by Gregg K. Kakesako
Photos by Dennis Oda

Nov. 24, 1997
"I'll take Texas"
Hawaii inmates say if they have to do time,
they'd rather do it in the Lone Star State
Daily life more bearable at Newton

Nov. 25, 1997
Remodeling prisoners
Along with prison walls, Hawaii inmates
have built a solid reputation

Nov. 26, 1997
“I miss my family”
Female inmates also find good in Texas time
State battling endless shortage of prison beds
Woman is turning her life around with work and faith

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