Police captured an escapee from Kahi Mohala and returned him to the Hawaii State Hospital in Kaneohe this morning.
Police said officers located Fransisco Villar at about 8:15 a.m. near the Hygenic Store in Kahaluu.
The Kahi Mohala patient, who was in the facility on a court order, was reported missing at 7:59 a.m. Thursday. He was last seen in Waiphau.
CrimeStoppers issued a bulletin asking for the public’s help in locating him.