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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 2 2017 - 9:39am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved a contract to build the largest solar farm connected to a battery system in the state.

  2. Posted: Aug 1 2017 - 9:52am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The state Department of Public Safety has announced that eight inmates at a Hawaii correctional center have mumps.

  3. | Posted: Aug 1 2017 - 9:51am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The troubled Honolulu Rail project will have a permanent executive director.

  4. Posted: Jul 31 2017 - 9:03pm

    WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — Invasive algae species could overtake the island of Molokai’s south shore if action is not taken to stop it, officials said.

  5. | Posted: Jul 31 2017 - 9:02pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The owner of a small plane in a deadly Hawaii crash said there were no mechanical issues when he rented it to the pilot.

  6. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 11:47pm

    HONOLULU — A baby monk seal was reunited with her mother after wandering off to a Honolulu beach by itself.

  7. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 11:47pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved three solar projects that have the combined capacity to power more than 17,900 homes on Oahu.

  8. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 11:46pm

    WAIPAHU, Oahu — The uncle of a pilot who died in a plane crash with three others said the plane previously had engine troubles.

  9. | Posted: Jul 30 2017 - 12:37pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii group is helping veterans cope with mental health issues by guiding them through how to use medical marijuana.

  10. Posted: Jul 28 2017 - 4:53pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Tourism Authority says spending by visitors surged nearly 9 percent during the first half of the year compared to last year.

  11. | Posted: Jul 27 2017 - 9:02am

    KAUAI — The Division of State Parks maintenance staff has hauled out 10.92 tons of trash since January from Kalalau on Kauai, the Department of Land and Natural Resources announced Wednesday.

  12. Posted: Jul 27 2017 - 8:35am

    LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — A Hawaiian short-eared owl that was struck by a vehicle in late March has died after being hit by another vehicle two months after it was rehabilitated and released back into the wild.

  13. Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 8:45pm

    HONOLULU — A Hawaii homeless camp that was perched on an embankment above the H-1 freeway has been cleared.

  14. Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 3:30pm

    LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Hawaii man to four years in prison for harassing a pregnant Hawaiian monk seal.

  15. Posted: Jul 26 2017 - 10:05am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The union for Hawaii firefighters has received complaints from members who say they did not have the right resources to respond to a fire at high-rise apartment complex that killed three, injured a dozen others and damaged hundreds of units earlier this month.