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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: Oct 17 2017 - 4:06pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin joined a coalition of 10 attorneys general in suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday for its failure to respond to a request for information relating to the detention and deportation of immigrants.

  2. Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 3:21pm

    LIHUE, KAUAI (AP) — Hawaii’s plan to eradicate a small island’s rat infestation via air drops of poison has worked, with no signs of negative impact on marine life, a conservation official said.

  3. | Posted: Oct 17 2017 - 12:05am

    Hawaii residents can expect bright if mostly brief passes of the International Space station this week if the clouds cooperate.

  4. Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 8:17pm

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam officials and residents are working to combat the U.S. territory’s overwhelming problem with stray dogs.

  5. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 4:20pm

    HONOLULU — A Honolulu police officer and a retired major are among those who participated in the framing of a man who was arrested and prosecuted for stealing a mailbox from the home of the department’s former chief, federal prosecutors said Monday.

  6. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 4:19pm

    HONOLULU — The cause of a deadly high-rise apartment building fire that claimed four lives and resulted in more than $107 million in damage cannot be determined, Honolulu fire officials said Monday.

  7. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 4:15pm

    HONOLULU — President Donald Trump’s first official trip to Hawaii and Asia will include a stop at Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial, the White House said today.

  8. Posted: Oct 15 2017 - 12:43am

    LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — At least five pilot whales have died in Hawaii after becoming stranded on a beach on Kauai.

  9. | Posted: Oct 15 2017 - 12:43am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 19 foreign fishermen and their American captain from a 79-foot U.S.-flagged commercial fishing vessel that ran aground off the shore of Waikiki Tuesday night.

  10. Posted: Oct 10 2017 - 3:17pm

    WAILUKU — The Hawaii island of Molokai is among the state’s least impacted areas by overfishing, a 17-year multiagency study found.

  11. Posted: Oct 10 2017 - 3:15pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Structures that were intended to provide emergency housing for tsunami survivors in Japan will instead provide shelter for homeless families in Hawaii.

  12. | Posted: Oct 9 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has sent an immigration policy wish-list to Congress that could derail efforts to protect from deportation hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the U.S. illegally as children.

  13. Posted: Oct 3 2017 - 10:20pm

    (AP) — A 91-year-old Native Hawaiian multimillionaire heiress has married her longtime partner.

  14. | Posted: Oct 3 2017 - 4:56pm

    HONOLULU — Enrollment at most University of Hawaii campuses dropped this year, as some community colleges appear to be losing students to the workforce in a tight labor market.

  15. | Posted: Oct 3 2017 - 4:51pm

    HONOLULU — Maui police seized 25 illegal gaming machines and arrested two people in a raid at Maalaea.