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Hawaii HOPE Program Outcomes


For one year, HOPE probationers were compared to a control group for four measures. The results were:

  • Arrests: 21 percent of HOPE probationers were arrested compared to 47 percent of control group probationers.
  • Used drugs: 13 percent of HOPE probationers used drugs compared to 46 percent of control group probationers.
  • Skipped appointments: 9 percent of HOPE probationers skipped appointments compared to 23 percent of control group probationers.
  • Probation revoked: 7 percent of HOPE probationers had their probation revoked compared to 15 percent of control group probationers.