Oahu Community Correctional Center

The Oahu Community Correctional Center is the largest of the four jails in the state of Hawaii. It sits on 16 acres in urban Honolulu, and can house up to 950 pretrial detainees. In addition to its jail functions, OCCC provides reintegration programming for sentenced male felons.

The function of this jail is to receive and process adult men and women who have been arrested by local law enforcement. When someone is arrested, they are usually given the opportunity to post bond and be released, or they are held until their case is disposed of by the courts. 

The Hawaii Community Correctional Center serves as a pre-trial facility to house persons who can't bond out and are waiting for their court date. 

Inmate Search

To find out if your loved one is being held at the Oahu Community Correctional Center, call the jail at (808) 832-1777. Be prepared to provide the inmate’s full name and date of birth.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visitation at the Oahu Community Correctional Center is a privilege and not a right. These privileges may be restricted if either the inmate or visitor violates rules. All persons wanting to visit an inmate must first be cleared for visitation.

Visitors must call 808-832-1633 between 9am and 1pm to schedule their visit. Visitors must arrive and check-in at least 15 minutes prior to their scheduled visit. Each visit is 30 minutes long, and non-contact.

Click here for a printable visiting schedule.

Visits are daily at the following times:

Main Facility

Males                     7:30 am to 9:00 am
Module20               9:00 am to 10:00 am
Females                 10 am to 11:00 am
Males                      11 am to 12:30 pm

Laumaka Facility
All inmates              7:30 am to 9:00 am &
                                11 am to 12:30 pm

Visitors are subject to a pat search, and may be subject to a strip search when there is probable cause. No more than two visitors—including children—are allowed at one time. Visitors may visit one inmate per week.

Dress Code

Visitors will dress in a neat, appropriate, and conservative manner which is not unduly provocative, suggestive, or revealing, and does not resemble inmate attire or present adornments, or any clothing deemed inappropriate by staff. 

Medical alert bracelets, ID tags, and medical-approved eyewear are permitted. 

Female visitors will inform the female Search ACO of their menstrual period. Visitors are required to remove and change sanitary supplies in the presence of a female ACO. The used sanitary supplies will be discarded and replaced with new supplies. It is the visitor’s responsibility to provide sanitary supplies for the change. 

All visitors ages 13 and above must abide by the “Dress Code for Female/Male Adult Visitors.”

  • Undergarments (i.e. panties, bras, slips, boxers, briefs) must be worn
    • No bras without straps, no underwire or athletic bras 
    • Pantyhose do not constitute undergarment
  • Dresses and Muumuus must not be shorter than two inches above the kneecap when seated. Must not have slits that rise higher than the kneecap when seated. No false pockets. Must be worn with slips.
  • Blouses and Tops must not be tucked into pants/jeans, and have at least three inches overlap over the bottom garment (i.e. skirts, pants). Must have sleeves, an appropriately conceal shoulder, midriff, back, and cleavage 
    • (No sweaters or jackets, or other clothing shall be used to conceal prohibited attire) 
    • Must have shoulder straps that are 2½ inches wide, or wider (no strapless, spaghetti straps, sleeveless clothing, halter-top, crop top, low cleavage tops, plunging necklines, tube tops or bathing suits)
  • Pants and Trousers —No cuffs. No false pockets. No form-fitting, skin-tight, or see-through (no aerobic, spandex-type) material.
    • Must be comfortable and loose, but ensuring that it does not slip off. Must be standard length, down to the ankle
    • No shorts or capris 
  • Footwear must wear slippers, sandals, or shoes. No bare feet. No all-solid, black-colored rubber slippers, zoris, or flip-flops.


No hats, caps, curlers, ponytails, buns, ribbons, headbands, beads, braids, dreadlocks, curlers, scrunchies, clips, hair comb, hair picks, binders, stickpins, leis, flower, hair ornaments, bandanas, wigs, toupee, hair extensions (elastic rubber bands are only allowed to hold hair up). 

No bathing suits or lava lavas. No sunglasses. No jewelry. No printed “T” or polo shirts which display profanity, sexual symbols or facsimiles, symbols relating to drugs, gangs, narcotics, or slogans which are indicative of racial prejudices or violence, etc. 

No handbags (i.e. purses, wallets). No padded clothing. No coveralls. No lined-sweaters, jackets, and padded or hooded clothing.

DRESS CODE FOR CHILDREN (under the age of 13)

Children must be appropriately attired. Undergarments and footwear will be worn. A shirt, t-shirt, or blouse worn with pants/trousers is allowed. Girls may wear muumuus or dresses. A minor female visitor, who is mature or maturing, will abide by the “Dress Code for Female Adults.”


Diapers worn by infants or babies will be removed and changed in the presence of the screening ACO. The used diaper will be discarded and replaced with a clean diaper. It is the visitor’s responsibility to bring a clean diaper for the change. 

Baby food, pacifiers, and baby carriers are strictly prohibited. Breast-feeding is not allowed. 

The following items are authorized into the visit area: 1 extra diaper, 1 plastic bottle of liquid (which shall be opened and checked), and 1 unlined, non-quilted, unpadded blanket.

Video Visits

Inmates have access to inmate tablets provided by Global Tel Link (GTL) which allows video visit calls and other program services. 

During assigned times, inmates have access to an inmate tablet for video visitation with approved visitors. Pay options include prepaid and PIN debit calls. Payment is the responsibility of the inmate and party accepting the video call. 

All video visit calls, with the exception of identified privileged/legal video calls, are subject to monitoring and recording. Tablets are provided at no cost to inmates although access to certain premium features, such as video visits, movies, and games may incur charges. 

Friends and family are given the option to set up prepaid calling accounts (phone and tablet) using credit or debit cards and walk-in retail options. GettingOut is a prepaid service that allows a secure video visit option for approved visitors. 

Any inmate using tablet access to violate facility rules (i.e. nudity, planning escape, introduction of drugs, weapons, or other contraband, engage in STG activity, violence, contacts that are not approved on the visitor list, or any other actions that would threaten safety, security, order, discipline, or control), will be disciplined. Punishments include blocking of the contact/visitor on the tablet and banning of in-person visitation for up to 24 months.

Physical Address

Oahu Community Correctional Center
2199 Kamehameha Highway
Honolulu, HI 96819

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/52tZ3sUb1hsAS4Us7

General Phone Number

Phone: (808) 832-1777
Visitation Hotline: (808) 832-1633

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name
Oahu Community Correctional Center
2199 Kamehameha Highway
Honolulu, HI 96819

There is no limit on the amount of correspondence you can send to an inmate. However, books, magazines, food items, etc. are not allowed.

Mail will be returned for the following reasons: First/last name and return address not listed, envelope has stickers, ink stamps, glitter, glue, drawings, bookmarks, lipstick/kiss marks, or inappropriate content (i.e. pornography, threatening remarks).

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Oahu Community Correctional Center cannot receive incoming phone calls. However, the inmates do have access to phones and can make outgoing calls from the inmate housing area. Phone calls are recorded and may be monitored at any time.

How to Send Money

Each inmate at the Oahu Community Correctional Center is assigned a facility account to pay for commissary purchases, restitution payments, release money, or any other authorized payments.


Electronic deposits are limited to approved visitors only and $100/per inmate, per month.  Fees may apply. Friends and family can set up a ConnectNetwork account to deposit funds into the inmate trust fund account using credit or debit cards. 

After creating an account and selecting the facility and an inmate to add to your account (you must be an approved visitor), you can deposit money into his/her trust fund account at any time.

Click here to get started.

Friends and family can also set up a ConnectNetwork account by calling 1-877-650-4249 

Jail Lobby

The lobby kiosk at the Oahu Community Correctional Center accepts cash, credit, and debit cards. Fees may apply.

US Mail

Cashier’s checks or bank checks made payable to OCCC/Inmate Name, to include sender’s name and address are accepted. Money order, cash personal checks, employee paychecks or welfare checks will not be accepted.

Cashier’s checks must be mailed to:
Inmate’s first/last name
Attn: Business Office/Inmate Account
2199 Kamehameha Highway
Honolulu, HI 96819

Incomplete information will be returned to the address listed on the envelope.

Programs For Inmates

Programs offered to the pre-trial population at OCCC include educational, self-improvement, and religious programs.  

The sentenced inmate population is offered programs in substance abuse, domestic violence, cognitive skills, parenting, community service worklines, work furlough, and extended furlough.  

Some inmates also have work opportunities through Correctional Industries, with most jobs being in light construction (i.e. office wall panel construction and installation).  In an average year, OCCC employs over 400 inmates in its in-facility worklines to provide support services for the kitchen, laundry, and other operations.

Laumaka Work Furlough Center

OCCC staff manages and operates the Laumaka Work Furlough Center (LWFC), which is located a block away from the jail.  Inmates assigned to LWFC are either actively seeking employment or working in the community.  

Project Bridge, which occupies one of the buildings, is the transitional program for offenders who have completed their primary substance abuse treatment.

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Careers at Oahu Community Correctional Center

If you are interested in a career with the Oahu Community Correctional Center and would like more information about the job openings and opportunities at this facility, click here.