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UPDATE: Inmate Fails to Return to Hale Nani

September 29, 2016, 10:10 AM HST
* Updated April 29, 2:47 PM
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Shawn Ka‘awa. HPD photo.

Shawn Ka‘awa. HPD photo.

 UPDATE: April 29, 2017

Hawai‘i police have confirmed the arrest of a missing extended furlough inmate.

Shawn Ka‘awa 34,  will be held in police custody over the weekend and eventually returned to the Hawai‘i Community Correctional Center in Hilo.

Ka‘awa failed to report to the Hale Nani Reintegration Center for his scheduled check-in on Sept. 28, 2016.

Inmates in the extended furlough program live and work outside of the facility but must check in at various times throughout the month.

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Ka‘awa is classified as community custody which is the lowest custody level.

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He is serving time for Prohibited Acts Related to Drug Paraphernalia.

Escape 2 is expected to be added to his charges.

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Extended furlough inmate Shawn Ka‘awa failed to report to the Hale Nani Reintegration Center for his scheduled check-in last night.

State sheriffs and Hawai‘i police were notified.

Inmates in the extended furlough program live and work outside of the facility but must check in at various times throughout the month.

Ka‘awa is serving time for Prohibited Acts Related to Drug Paraphernalia. Escape 2 is expected to be added to his charges. He was scheduled for a parole hearing on Thursday, Sept. 29.

34-year old Kaawa is classified as community custody which is the lowest custody level. He is 5’4” tall and weighs 165 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who sees him is urged to call 911.

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