Woman escapes from sheriff’s deputy 09-05-02

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SOUTH HILO PATROL
OFFICER DARREN K. HORIO
PHONE: 961-2311
SEPTEMBER 5, 2002
H-20111

Holly Kanakamaikai

HOLLY KANAKAMAIKAI
…escaped from sheriff’s van

MEDIA RELEASE

Police are looking for a 37-year-old woman who escaped from sheriff’s deputies shortly before noon Thursday (September 5, 2002) after being transported from the Hilo courthouse to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center.

The escapee was identified as Holly Lokelani Kanakamaikai. She is described as being a Hawaiian, being 5-feet-4 in height, weighing about 125 pounds with a slim build and having brown eyes and long blonde hair. At the time she escaped, she was wearing a pink top with white long sleeves and blue jeans.

Police report that about 11:50 a.m., as a sheriff’s deputy was helping Kanakamaikai out of a van parked at the HCCC facility, the woman fled in handcuffs. She was last seen on Alae Street near the Hilo Terrace apartment complex.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. The numbers are answered 24 hours a day. Callers will be given a coded number and their identity will remain anonymous. Callers may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if their call leads to an arrest, indictment or the recovery of property. Crime Stoppers neither subscribes to “Caller ID,” nor does it record phone calls.

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