Reports, References, Links . . .

Pūʻā Foundation has a cross-section of information and resources to learn about Trauma on an individual, community and historical basis, and much more.


2010 OHA Report, “The Disparate Treatment of Native Hawaiians In the Criminal Justice System”

2012 OYS DMC Report – Disproportionate Minority Contact in Hawaii’s Juvenile Justice System

2012 – Native Hawaiian Justice Task Force Report

2013 – Hawaiian Juvenile Justice Working Group Final Report

2014 – Ka Huakai – Native Hawaiian Educational Assessment

2018 – Hawaii State Department of Public Safety, Annual Report FY 2018

2017 – 2020 – Hawaii State Department of Public Safety, Reentry Commission Strategic Plan

2019 – Hawaii State Department of Public Safety, Comprehensive Offender Reentry Plan


2011 – “Can Prison Be A Place Of Healing” – YES Article

2013 – SAMSHA Report, “Creating a Place of Healing and Forgiveness, The Trauma Informed Care Initiative at the Women’s Community Correctional Center of Hawaii” – samhsa-wccc-hawaiian-trauma-brief-final

2013 – “Can Prison Be A Place Of Healing” – Hulili Article

2014 – “Women Inmates: Why the Male Model Doesn’t Work.” – New York Times

2014 – “APLP Leadership Challenge: Treating Prison As A Place Of Healing” – The East West Center Association Blog


Prepared by SAMHSA’s Trauma and Justice Strategic Initiative in July 2014 this publication looks at developing a shared understanding of trauma and trauma informed approach to systemic change.


Prison Policy Initiative – The non-profit, non-partisan Prison Policy Initiative produces cutting edge research to expose the broader harm of mass criminalization, and then sparks advocacy campaigns to create a more just society.

States of Women’s Incarceration: The Global Context 2018

Women’s Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2017

Women’s Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2018

Hawaii Profile

The National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health at Georgetown University and the JBS International, including NCTSN members, have created a comprehensive web-based, video-enhanced resource tool: Trauma Informed Care: Perspectives and Resources. This tool—comprised of issue briefs, video interviews, and resource lists—offers guidance and resources to help child-serving systems and provider organizations become more trauma in-formed.

SAMSHA’s – The National Center for Trauma Informed Care

SAMSHA’s – The Gains Center

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

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