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
Star-Bulletin

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
Also:
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
Also:
State battling endless shortage of prison beds
Woman is turning her life around with work and faith






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