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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: Feb 4 2014 - 1:01am

    HONOLULU — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told law students at the University of Hawaii on Monday that the nation’s highest court was wrong to uphold the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, but he wouldn’t be surprised if the court issued a similar ruling during a future conflict.

  2. | Posted: Feb 4 2014 - 1:00am

    HONOLULU — People who work but are still homeless would get help moving into rooms for rent in private homes if Hawaii lawmakers pass a bill expanding a state housing program.

  3. | Posted: Feb 4 2014 - 1:00am

    HONOLULU — People who work but are still homeless would get help moving into rooms for rent in private homes if Hawaii lawmakers pass a bill expanding a state housing program.

  4. | Posted: Feb 3 2014 - 1:00am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers this week will consider a bill that could make lying to police illegal, and another that would give adopted children full access to their birth records once they turn 18.

  5. | Posted: Feb 3 2014 - 1:00am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers this week will consider a bill that could make lying to police illegal, and another that would give adopted children full access to their birth records once they turn 18.

  6. | Posted: Feb 1 2014 - 1:01am

    HONOLULU — Dug-up bones and unidentified remains of Native Hawaiians may be reburied on an uninhabited island if a proposed law passes.

  7. | Posted: Feb 1 2014 - 1:01am

    HONOLULU — Dug-up bones and unidentified remains of Native Hawaiians may be reburied on an uninhabited island if a proposed law passes.

  8. | Posted: Jan 31 2014 - 1:01am

    HONOLULU — It’s been months since same-sex marriage became legal in Hawaii, but taxpayers still don’t know how much money supporters or opponents spent to influence the decision.

  9. | Posted: Jan 31 2014 - 1:01am

    HONOLULU — It’s been months since same-sex marriage became legal in Hawaii, but taxpayers still don’t know how much money supporters or opponents spent to influence the decision.

  10. | Posted: Jan 30 2014 - 1:02am

    HONOLULU — The cost of running Hawaii’s health insurance marketplace is likely to fall below its original projection of $15 million annually because of low enrollment, its executive director told lawmakers Wednesday.

  11. | Posted: Jan 30 2014 - 1:02am

    HONOLULU — The cost of running Hawaii’s health insurance marketplace is likely to fall below its original projection of $15 million annually because of low enrollment, its executive director told lawmakers Wednesday.

  12. | Posted: Jan 28 2014 - 1:02am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii’s longline fishing boat owners expect their sales of ahi will drop by millions of dollars under an agreement in which the United States will reduce its longline tuna catch for three years starting in 2015.

  13. | Posted: Jan 28 2014 - 1:02am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii’s longline fishing boat owners expect their sales of ahi will drop by millions of dollars under an agreement in which the United States will reduce its longline tuna catch for three years starting in 2015.

  14. | Posted: Jan 28 2014 - 1:01am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are responding to last year’s molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor by suggesting any fines or settlements the state collects for ocean spills be put toward restoring coral reefs.

  15. | Posted: Jan 28 2014 - 1:01am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are responding to last year’s molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor by suggesting any fines or settlements the state collects for ocean spills be put toward restoring coral reefs.