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Hawaii State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Hawaii ranks 17th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$200,000.00 paid in 2017.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 40%

Note: Hawaii DPS receives a flat $200,000 annual commission for telecommunications.

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $0.15 $0.15 $0.15
Local $1.05 $1.05 $1.05

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.01/min 0.01/min 0.01/min
Local 0.07/min 0.07/min 0.07/min

Phone service providers

Notes

Data current as of Nov 2018.

Data current as of 2017-2018

Historical Data for Hawaii


Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data