New Hilo jail, 1896.

ABOUT HILO’S NEW JAIL

IT WILL BE A LARGE AND CONVENIENT STRUCTURE.

Containing Sixteen Separate Rooms for Cells and Offices—Built of Lumber With an Iron Roof.

On Thursday next the Minister of the Interior will open bids for the construction of a building which is designated to fill one of the many long-felt wants of the citizens of the capital of the island of Hawaii. Hilo is at last to have a jail and one large enough to accommodate a considerable proportion of her population whenever it may be necessary. Continue reading

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