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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 1 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Two women from Hawaii who were rescued after being lost at sea defended their account of the ordeal Tuesday, insisting that a storm was whipping up 30-foot waves and near hurricane-force winds on the night they set sail, despite records that show no severe weather in the area.

  2. Posted: Oct 30 2017 - 9:00pm

    HONOLULU — A Hawaii judge has halted the commercial fishing of reef fish for aquariums until the state reviews the trade’s environmental impact.

  3. | Posted: Oct 27 2017 - 10:34pm

    HONOLULU — Southwest Airlines officials say starting service to Hawaii is now their primary focus, interisland flying is being seriously considered and they don’t plan on using red-eye flights from the mainland to the islands.

  4. | Posted: Oct 27 2017 - 10:34pm

    HONOLULU — Most of the homegrown pakalolo tested by Hawaii’s first medical marijuana laboratory is tainted with pesticides and other dangerous contaminants.

  5. | Posted: Oct 27 2017 - 10:00am

    HONOLULU — The son of a Honolulu firefighter who died in training last year has filed a lawsuit against the city.

  6. | Posted: Oct 27 2017 - 9:59am

    HONOLULU — Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho has announced he will run for lieutenant governor of Hawaii in 2018.

  7. | Posted: Oct 27 2017 - 9:57am

    HONOLULU — The planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a 50-foot sailboat didn’t start off well for two Honolulu women. One of their cellphones was washed overboard and sank to the bottom on their first day at sea.

  8. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 3:57pm

    HONOLULU — A police major was selected Wednesday as the first woman to be chief of the Honolulu Police Department — an agency that has been rocked by a federal corruption investigation.

  9. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 3:39pm

    A visiting space ship from another galaxy? Little green men?

  10. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 3:35pm

    HONOLULU — Tourism growth continued in September; although, visitor arrivals outpaced visitor spending.

  11. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 3:32pm

    HAGATNA, Guam — A U.S. Postal Service official says inspectors so far this year have intercepted at least 60 pounds of methamphetamine mailed to Guam.

  12. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 3:30pm

    HONOLULU — State Legislative leaders have announced their four picks to serve as nonvoting members on the volunteer Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation board.

  13. | Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 8:46pm

    HONOLULU — The Trump administration on Tuesday appealed a Hawaii judge’s order that blocks the newest version of the travel ban.

  14. Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE: BOH) Monday reported diluted earnings per share of $1.08 for the third quarter of 2017, up from $1.05 in the second quarter of 2017 and $1.02 in the third quarter of 2016. Net income for the third quarter of 2017 was $45.9 million, an increase of $1.2 million from net income of $44.7 million in the previous quarter and an increase of $2.4 million from net income of $43.5 million in the same quarter last year.

  15. | Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 9:40pm

    HONOLULU — In August, NOAA’s Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program team marked a milestone by releasing Mililani back to the wild after rehabilitation at Ke Kai Ola in Kona. She was the 20th seal from the monk seal hospital to be released back to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, or Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.