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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 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.

  2. | 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.

  3. | 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.

  4. | 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.

  5. | Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 7:38pm

    HONOLULU — Discharge from a sewage treatment facility in West Maui has been damaging the coral reefs off Kahekili Beach Park for years, according to a study by federal scientists.

  6. | Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 7:37pm

    HONOLULU — Two months after U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa announced her plans to run for governor, candidates looking to fill her seat in Congress are starting to emerge.

  7. | Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 7:36pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaiian Telcom’s $650 million cash-and-stock sale to Cincinnati Bell took another step toward completion Tuesday morning after the Honolulu company’s shareholders overwhelmingly approved the deal.

  8. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 10:16pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaii bankruptcy filings are beginning to reflect slowing growth in the state economy and are now on pace to exceed last year’s total.

  9. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 10:16pm

    HONOLULU — A group representing Hawaii commercial fishermen has filed a court motion to defend the state’s practice of giving fishing licenses to foreign workers.

  10. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — Nearly half of Hawaii’s coral reefs were bleached during heat waves in 2014 and 2015 and fisheries close to shore are declining, a group of scientists told state lawmakers.

  11. | Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 10:22pm

    HONOLULU — There’s a popular postcard of Hawaii that shows the blue waters of Waikiki Beach and the famed Diamond Head with the greeting “Aloha” — a symbol of the open-arms, easygoing way of life touted by the state.

  12. | Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 10:22pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaii’s public defender is reviewing the criminal cases handled by four Honolulu police officers and a deputy city prosecutor to uncover any possible wrongdoing after they were accused of planting evidence, falsifying reports and lying to U.S. investigators in a corruption probe.

  13. | Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 1:13pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to meet with the governors of Alaska and Hawaii and Pacific U.S. territories amid ongoing tensions with North Korea.

  14. | Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 1:11pm

    HONOLULU — An American charged with murder in Tonga for his wife’s death has been released from prison in Hawaii after the U.S. State Department refused to extradite him because of concerns he would not have received a fair trial.

  15. | Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 10:55am

    HONOLULU — The Hawaii All-State Marching Band (Na Koa Ali’i) has been invited to the 2019 Tournament of Roses parade.