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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 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.

  2. | 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.

  3. | 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.

  4. 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.

  5. | 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.

  6. | Posted: Aug 7 2017 - 9:41pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The father of an inmate who took her own life is asking why the prison she was held at had her in solitary confinement instead of suicide watch before her death.

  7. | Posted: Aug 6 2017 - 11:00pm

    HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Public Safety has temporarily reassigned the longtime administrator of the parole system pending the outcome of an internal investigation.

  8. | Posted: Aug 3 2017 - 9:37pm

    HONOLULU — Six arrests were made when protesters tried to block an equipment convoy for a solar telescope being built on Haleakala mountain held sacred by some Native Hawaiians.

  9. Posted: Aug 3 2017 - 9:39am

    WAILUKU (AP) — A shortage of bus drivers on Maui has forced state officials to suspend bus rides for students at three schools and limit rides for students at one school.

  10. Posted: Aug 3 2017 - 9:38am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s two largest health insurers have filed to raise insurance rates next year.

  11. | Posted: Aug 3 2017 - 8:59am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii is building its first public fueling station for hydrogen vehicles, which will enable the state to begin selling cars that only emit water vapor.

  12. Posted: Aug 2 2017 - 9:45am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Federal prosecutors won’t pursue a new trial against a Hawaii mother whose conviction for assaulting her 15-month-old daughter on a flight from Alaska was overturned.

  13. Posted: Aug 2 2017 - 9:44am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a deadly fire in a Honolulu high-rise apartment building caused an estimated $100 million or more in damage.

  14. | Posted: Aug 2 2017 - 9:42am

    HONOLULU— A Native Hawaiian fisherman is asking an environmental court to stop Hawaii officials from issuing commercial fishing licenses to those who aren’t legally admitted into the United States.

  15. Posted: Aug 2 2017 - 9:40am

    HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu street performer is asking the public to help reunite him with a stolen wheelchair that is crucial to his livelihood.