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Former Inmates to Share Stories from Hawaii Women’s Prison

·By civilbeat

Four former inmates from the state’s Women’s Community Correctional Center are scheduled to speak at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Richardson School of Law next Wednesday. 

The women will share their “deeply personal stories” from the state’s only female prison with the law school community and members of the public, a press release says. 

The event is part of a project known as the “Prison Monologues,” which started nearly a decade ago as a creative writing class aimed at helping the inmates “use their own words to address their fears, and progress