HCCC inmates transferred to Oahu amid COVID-19 outbreak

  • A corrections officer watches the front entrance of Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo on June 1. (KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald)

Twenty-eight inmates were transferred from Hawaii Community Correctional Center to facilities on Oahu to reduce some overcrowding at the jail, which is currently experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak that has sickened more than 200.