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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: Aug 15 2017 - 12:23pm

    U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt on Tuesday announced more than $500,000 is headed to Hawaii state wildlife agencies through the State Wildlife Grants program.

  2. | Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 12:23pm

    Ninth Circuit Judge Richard C. Tallman of Seattle, has announced that he will step down as an active judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

  3. Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 9:37am

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — An emergency alert was mistakenly broadcast to Guam residents amid fears of missile strikes against the Pacific island by North Korea.

  4. Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 9:36am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Health is preparing for an upswing of patients signing up for the state’s medical cannabis registry, as two medical marijuana dispensaries in the state are officially open for business.

  5. | Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — The Syrian grandmother at the center of Hawaii’s lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from six mostly Muslim countries arrived in Honolulu.

  6. | Posted: Aug 14 2017 - 8:55pm

    HAGATNA, Guam — Dozens held signs and waved Guam’s flag during a rally for peace on Monday, following a week of heated exchanges between Pyongyang and Washington and a threat from North Korea to fire missiles into the ocean near the U.S. territory.

  7. Posted: Aug 10 2017 - 8:44am

    WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A convicted murderer was sentenced to a five-year prison term for burglary, theft and contraband charges to resolve his remaining criminal cases.

  8. Posted: Aug 9 2017 - 4:09pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The state Department of Health says an Oahu resident has contracted rat lungworm, a potentially deadly brain parasite.

  9. Posted: Aug 9 2017 - 1:56pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — An endangered native bat is at the center of a fight over a proposed wind farm in Hawaii.

  10. | Posted: Aug 9 2017 - 8:50am

    HAGATNA, Guam — Residents of the tiny Pacific island of Guam say they’re afraid of being caught in the middle of escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea after Pyongyang announced it was examining plans for attacking the strategically important U.S. territory.

  11. | Posted: Aug 8 2017 - 8:43pm

    HONOLULU — Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug.

  12. | Posted: Aug 8 2017 - 8:43pm

    WAIMANALO, Oahu — Compared with other marine mammals, 40-year-old Kina has lived a particularly winding and high-profile life.

  13. | Posted: Aug 8 2017 - 4:14pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — State and federal authorities plan to move a newborn Hawaiian monk seal away from congested Waikiki so it can remain a wild animal and won’t become accustomed to interacting with people.

  14. Posted: Aug 8 2017 - 11:00am

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Dozens of clergy sex abuse lawsuits are scheduled to go through mediation later this year, but the attorney representing the plaintiffs said he is prepared to abandon mediation and take the cases to trial.

  15. | Posted: Aug 8 2017 - 10:43am

    WAIMANALO, Oahu (AP) — A Hawaii marine park’s purchase of Kina, a 40-year-old false killer whale long used in echolocation research, has reignited a debate about captive marine mammals and the places that care for them.