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Big Isle inmate quickly captured after escape, police say

  • COURTESY HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Howard Hinds, 26, was seen running from the Hawaii Community Correctional Center today.

A prison inmate was caught while escaping on Hawaii island.

Howard Hinds, 26, was seen running from the Hawaii Community Correctional Center at about 1:23 p.m. today, Big Island police said.

Police patrol officers found Hinds hiding behind a residence on Omau Street, about 3/4 of a mile from the correctional center, police said.

Hinds, also known as Manoa Kamau and Kaulana Hinds, was arrested at about 2:05 p.m. and returned to the jail.

Police said an investigation is continuing into the incident.

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