‘Inhumane’ conditions at HCCC trigger lawsuit as outbreak continues

  • Photo by JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald Former HCCC inmate Justin Pittullo spoke Tuesday to the Tribune-Herald in Hilo.

A former pretrial detainee at Hawaii Community Correctional Center disputes Lt. Gov. Josh Green’s statement that an outbreak of COVID-19 at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo is because of the reluctance of inmates to be vaccinated.