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Hawaii will receive about $150,000 as part of a multimillion-dollar settlement with a German drug manufacturer.
Officials say they’re already taking steps to make the facility more escape-proof by adding fences and suspending patient privileges.
Some lawmakers want tighter security at the psychiatric hospital, where seven patients have escaped since 2014, until new facilities are built.
The AG’s office issued a $500,000 warrant for the arrest of Randall Saito, calling him a “dangerous individual” who needs to be off the street.