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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 5 2017 - 9:21pm

    The 2017 Kona Tahiti Fete Cultural Festival wrapped up Saturday at Old Airport with music, dancing, food, crafts and cultural exchange.

  2. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 9:21pm

    KAILUA-KONA — AstroDay, an annual science and astronomy education event sponsored by the Maunakea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC), came to Kona Commons on Saturday.

  3. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 9:52am

    Tatiana Macomber, a 17-year-old student from Ke Kula o Ehunuikaimalino school was crowned 2018 Miss Kona Coffee Saturday night at the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay.

  4. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 12:05am

    BEIRUT — Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri resigned from his post in a televised address from the Saudi capital Saturday, accusing Hezbollah of taking the country hostage, in a surprise move that plunged the nation into uncertainty amid heightened regional tensions.

  5. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 12:05am

    KAWA BAY — Stefan casts a dubious eye at the sloppy swells pounding the stony Kawa Bay shoreline.

  6. Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 12:05am

    Trump’s Asia trip presents a crucial international test

  7. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 12:05am

    FUSSA, Japan — President Donald Trump touched down in Japan on Sunday, kicking off a grueling and consequential trip to Asia during which he’ll exhort allies and rivals to step up efforts to counter the dangers posed by North Korea’s nuclear threat.

  8. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Sunshine Pediatric Clinic is coming back to Hilo with $25,000 to help it continue to grow and serve the families of East Hawaii after winning the 2017 Hawaii Island Business Plan Competition on Saturday.

  9. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 10:16pm

    HONOLULU — A group representing Hawaii commercial fishermen has filed a court motion to defend the state’s practice of giving fishing licenses to foreign workers.

  10. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 1:46pm

    The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival kicked off festivities Friday night with the Lantern Parade on Alii Drive.

  11. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 9:33am

    KAILUA-KONA — Neighbors on Oluolu Street in Kona Highlands were saddened and blown away as details of a Friday morning house fire later revealed the body of one of the residents was found in the scorched remains of the home.

  12. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Online auction and sales giant eBay has removed numerous listings advertising the sale of sand purported to be from Hawaii beaches, including iconic Papakolea Beach — also known as Green Sands Beach — after the Tribune-Herald inquired about the sand sales.

  13. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked away from his post in Afghanistan and triggered a search that left some of his comrades severely wounded, was spared a prison sentence by a military judge Friday in what President Donald Trump blasted as a “complete and total disgrace.”

  14. Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    House GOP revises tax bill, makes it less generous

  15. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — Nearly half of Hawaii’s coral reefs were bleached during heat waves in 2014 and 2015 and fisheries close to shore are declining, a group of scientists told state lawmakers.