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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 17 2017 - 5:11pm

    HILO — High winds on Friday forced the closure of the Maunakea summit access road above the Maunakea Visitor Information Station at the 9,200-foot level.

  2. | 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.

  3. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:34pm

    HILO — Hawaii Island is expected to see a bump in cruise ship visitors in 2018 as the cruise industry continues to grow.

  4. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:04pm

    HILO — More Hawaii Island residents are struggling with hunger. The Food Basket, Hawaii County’s food bank, reports a 13.7 percent increase of residents in need of emergency food this year.

  5. Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:03pm

    HILO — Hilo attorney Maile Luuwai has announced her candidacy for lieutenant governor as a Democrat.

  6. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 4:54pm

    HILO — After circumnavigating the globe for three years, Hokule‘a’s historic Malama Honua voyage will officially come full circle in April when the double-hulled sailing canoe returns to Hawaii Island.

  7. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:01pm

    HILO — Students at University of Hawaii at Hilo are asking education leaders to beef up the campus’ share of state funding.

  8. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 10:16am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County’s unemployment rate during October tied a record low set more than 10 years ago.

  9. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A Captain Cook man is facing a misdemeanor negligent homicide charge stemming from a crash that killed a 10-year-old girl near Honaunau Elementary School last November.

  10. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County is cutting security at Old Kona Airport Park, which was intended to ensure homeless didn’t re-establish illegal campsites there after police ushered them out in August.

  11. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — The HOVE Deep Well in Ocean View has failed, the Hawaii County Department of Water Supply said Thursday.

  12. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Hawaii police officers are getting raises, the last large bargaining group to have salaries settled for this year as the county begins crafting a new budget for the next fiscal year that begins July 1, 2018.

  13. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:06am

    KEAHOLE — Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole served as the staging area for the Triennial Aircraft Disaster Exercise on Thursday.

  14. | 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.

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

    HILO — The chief executive officer of one of Hawaii Island’s first medical marijuana dispensary companies has died.