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HPD Seeks Public Help Finding Jail Escapee

December 4, 2021, 6:50 AM HST
* Updated December 4, 10:25 AM
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Keahi C. Sale

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating an inmate who escaped from Hale Nani Correctional Center in Panaewa Friday night.

Thirty-three-year-old Keahi C. Sale reportedly escaped at 10 p.m.

Sale is serving time for first-degree burglary, first-degree terroristic threatening, kidnapping, and second-degree sex assault. His next parole hearing was scheduled for March 2022. He is a community custody inmate. Community custody is the lowest classification level. 

Sale is described as 5 feet, 7 inches tall and 155 pounds. He has short dark hair and brown eyes. The 33-year-old was last seen wearing tan Shorts labeled “HCCC” and a white sweatshirt.

Sale is considered dangerous and the public should not approach him. Hawaiʻi Police are asking anyone with information on Sale’s whereabouts to call 911 immediately.

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Hale Nani, HCCC’s reintegration program, is an open dorm-style building. Hale Nani offers offenders reintegration services and a work release program for sentenced inmates who will be released on the island of Hawaiʻi. 

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