Two inmates who escaped from Hawaii Community Correctional Center are still at large. They were last seen on foot around noon in the vicinity of Alahelenui Street and Kaumana Drive. Both were barefoot and wearing grey sweat pants and white T-shirts.
One or both of them may try to hitchhike to Kona.
Ryan James Jeffries-Hamar, aka Ryan James Hamar, aka Ryan James Jeffries, aka Ryan Jeffries-Hamar, 31, is described as Caucasian, 5-foot-7, 165 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes.
Jarvis Naoki Higa, 35, is described as Japanese, 5-foot-6, 160 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He has tattoos on his arms and chest.
The public is cautioned not to approach them, as they may be dangerous. If you see them, call 911.
*Editors Note* From what I’ve heard, it was a violent escape and they ended up taking off with the prison librarian’s car but later abandoned it.