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Hawaii psychiatric patient says he’s surprised escape worked

| | Nov 17 2017 - 5:24pm | Comments

FRENCH CAMP, Calif. — A man who acknowledges killing a woman nearly 40 years ago said Friday that he is surprised he was able to walk out of a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and make it to California before being captured.

  1. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 9:58pm

    HONOLULU — Citing recent mass shootings in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs, Texas, a group of state senators is urging President Donald Trump and congressional leaders to pass “commonsense gun safety laws” to “keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.”

  2. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 5:24pm

    FRENCH CAMP, Calif. — A man who acknowledges killing a woman nearly 40 years ago said Friday that he is surprised he was able to walk out of a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and make it to California before being captured.

  3. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 10:21am

    HONOLULU — The Honolulu City Council is considering restricting large homes in residential neighborhoods.

  4. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Bankruptcy Judge Robert Faris told Island Air employees Wednesday there are no assurances they will receive their final paycheck.

  5. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 5:36pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines said Thursday that longtime CEO Mark Dunkerley will retire in March and be replaced by the airline’s chief commercial officer, Peter Ingram.

  6. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:02pm

    HONOLULU — A Hawaii psychiatric patient who acknowledges killing a woman nearly four decades ago said Thursday he escaped from his hospital and flew to California to prove he could live responsibly in the community.

  7. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 4:09pm

    HONOLULU — In the latest revelation in a corruption investigation involving Honolulu’s former police chief and his wife, an electrician testified that Deputy Prosecutor Katherine Kealoha lied to get his speeding ticket dismissed in exchange for his work.

  8. Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:27am

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Wildlife agencies are meeting this week on Guam to provide updates on numerous projects targeting the invasive brown tree snake, which has proved detrimental to Guam’s native bird population.

  9. Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:21am

    HONOLULU — The former Hawaii private school band director who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor denies all allegations against him, his lawyer said.

  10. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:16am

    HONOLULU — More than a dozen escapes have occurred over the past eight years at a Hawaii psychiatric hospital where a patient described as dangerous walked off the grounds and made it to California before he was captured this week.

  11. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:39pm

    HONOLULU — A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity, and who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend, was arrested in California on Wednesday.

  12. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 9:00pm

    HONOLULU — Experts say the Republicans’ proposed changes to the federal tax code do not bode well for many Hawaii taxpayers.

  13. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 9:50pm

    SEATTLE — On the same day a federal appeals court allowed part of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect, advocacy groups filed a new lawsuit Monday challenging the administration’s related efforts to restrict or ban certain refugees from entering the U.S.

  14. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:38pm

    HONOLULU — Three members of the Governor’s Joint Task Force on Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawaii are attending the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, this week.

  15. | Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Gordon Sakamoto, one of the first Asian-Americans hired to work in a U.S. bureau of an international news service, died Wednesday at 82.