04-05-17 Inmate arrested for escape

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Miles Chong
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C17009348




Media Release

A 26-year-old male inmate from the Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center was arrested this afternoon (April 5) after reportedly escaping from the facility.

Responding to the 1:23 p.m. report of a male inmate running from the facility, South Hilo Patrol officers located the inmate hiding behind a residence on Omao street, approximately ¾ of a mile from the correctional center.

Howard Hinds, also known as Kaulana Hinds and Manoa Kamau, was taken into custody without incident at about 2:05 p.m. for the offense of second-degree escape. He was returned to the custody of the Department of Public Safety and is being held at the Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center while Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue with the investigation.

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