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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 2 2017 - 5:37pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Guards at a Hawaii correctional center have been hospitalized after being attacked by a group of inmates who were being taken to receive their medication.

  2. | Posted: Oct 2 2017 - 12:06am

    HAGATNA — The U.S. government has filed a lawsuit against Guam and the island’s Chamorro Land Trust Commission saying the territory’s government has violated provisions of the federal Fair Housing Act.

  3. | Posted: Oct 2 2017 - 12:05am

    WAILUKU — Four people died and several others were injured in a head-on vehicle collision on Maui’s northwest side, authorities said.

  4. | Posted: Oct 2 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children has seen a spate of twins in recent weeks.

  5. | Posted: Sep 29 2017 - 8:27pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaii tourism continued its blistering pace in August with solid year-over-year gains in monthly visitor arrivals and spending across all four major islands.

  6. | Posted: Sep 29 2017 - 8:27pm

    HONOLULU — Former U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka has endorsed the construction of the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope in his new autobiography, saying the cutting-edge observatory will generate “huge” educational opportunities and jobs for the Hawaiian community.

  7. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 8:41pm

    HONOLULU — The Honolulu Police Commission voted unanimously Thursday to proceed with the search for chief with seven finalists, eliminating two from a list of nine candidates.

  8. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 4:54pm

    HONOLULU — The Army is ending active efforts to locate remains and retrieve wreckage after a helicopter crashed off Oahu last month.

  9. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 4:45pm

    HONOLULU — A Hawaii man and a South Korean national were charged in the soliciting of $2.8 million in bribes to steer more than $400 million worth of Army engineering and construction work to a South Korea-based company.

  10. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 4:43pm

    WASHINGTON — Nearly 300 species of fish, mussels and other sea critters hitchhiked across the Pacific Ocean on debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami, washing ashore alive in the United States, researchers reported Thursday.

  11. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 4:40pm

    HONOLULU — Police arrested a 13-year-old boy after he and a group of other males allegedly stole beer from a convenience store in Kalihi, Oahu.

  12. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 3:21pm

    HONOLULU — State health officials, continuing to investigate the growing number of mumps infections statewide, are urging most Hawaii residents to get an extra mumps vaccination.

  13. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 3:15pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaii joined a coalition of states on Tuesday demanding U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stop the rollback of critical protections for student loan borrowers.

  14. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 3:10pm

    HONOULU — An 18-year-old man accused in the deadly Waikiki shooting of a 22-year-old man pleaded not guilty to a murder charge at Circuit Court today.

  15. | Posted: Sep 27 2017 - 5:25pm

    HONOLULU — U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz is one of four Democrat senators today calling for an investigation into the planned, periodic shutdown of healthcare.gov, the official federal website established by the Affordable Care Act.