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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 22 2017 - 8:56pm

    HONOLULU — The $700 billion defense policy bill just passed by Congress states that North Korea nuclear and missile tests “constitute a grave and imminent threat” to Asia-Pacific security and calls for expansion of radar systems and a “sequenced approach” to the defense of Hawaii.

  2. | Posted: Nov 21 2017 - 4:37pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Salvage crews worked this past weekend to remove steel sheets from the 79-foot (24-meter) commercial fishing boat that ran aground Oct. 10 off the coast of Waikiki.

  3. | Posted: Nov 21 2017 - 4:36pm

    WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii retailers and the marketing director of Maui’s most popular shopping mall are hoping residents shop at local stores this holiday season rather than online.

  4. | Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 9:50pm

    HONOLULU — The executive director of the state Office of Consumer Protection urges Hawaii consumers who purchased Island Air travel tickets to seek refunds from their credit or debit card providers.

  5. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 9:58pm

    HONOLULU — Citing recent mass shootings in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs, Texas, a group of state senators is urging President Donald Trump and congressional leaders to pass “commonsense gun safety laws” to “keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.”

  6. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 5:24pm

    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.

  7. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 10:21am

    HONOLULU — The Honolulu City Council is considering restricting large homes in residential neighborhoods.

  8. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Bankruptcy Judge Robert Faris told Island Air employees Wednesday there are no assurances they will receive their final paycheck.

  9. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:02pm

    HONOLULU — A Hawaii psychiatric patient who acknowledges killing a woman nearly four decades ago said Thursday he escaped from his hospital and flew to California to prove he could live responsibly in the community.

  10. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 5:36pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines said Thursday that longtime CEO Mark Dunkerley will retire in March and be replaced by the airline’s chief commercial officer, Peter Ingram.

  11. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 4:09pm

    HONOLULU — In the latest revelation in a corruption investigation involving Honolulu’s former police chief and his wife, an electrician testified that Deputy Prosecutor Katherine Kealoha lied to get his speeding ticket dismissed in exchange for his work.

  12. Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:27am

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Wildlife agencies are meeting this week on Guam to provide updates on numerous projects targeting the invasive brown tree snake, which has proved detrimental to Guam’s native bird population.

  13. Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:21am

    HONOLULU — The former Hawaii private school band director who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor denies all allegations against him, his lawyer said.

  14. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:16am

    HONOLULU — More than a dozen escapes have occurred over the past eight years at a Hawaii psychiatric hospital where a patient described as dangerous walked off the grounds and made it to California before he was captured this week.

  15. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:39pm

    HONOLULU — A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity, and who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend, was arrested in California on Wednesday.