Deadly driver's brother condemns 'reckless' act - News

The driver of a car that crashed into the Wilson Tunnel entrance yesterday, killing himself and two others, had a traffic history that included six speeding violations from May 2001 to March 2007, according to ... Full Story
alice

Pahoa, HI

#2 Feb 27, 2009
david is spot-on
Makau

Honolulu, HI

#3 Feb 27, 2009
Dumb haole, he had to take the others lives too. Thats sad.
alice

Pahoa, HI

#4 Feb 27, 2009
This is not a racial matter hon. It is a question or morals and intelligence.
Bob_Mililani

Honolulu, HI

#5 Feb 27, 2009
david wrote:
why didn't somebody do something about it brother?
the two innocent people that died would not have been in that car at all if someone had done something to keep him off the roads.
you had all of the signs.
who's next in Hawaii? you may want to knock some sense into them first.
You can't be serious about the question you asked of his brother. Many people aren't able to control their under aged kids let alone a grown man. It's all about taking responsibility for one's actions, and in this case, reckless behavior finally took its toll.
Bob_Mililani

Honolulu, HI

#6 Feb 27, 2009
Makau wrote:
Dumb haole, he had to take the others lives too. Thats sad.
Would you have made the same quote had he been a hawaiian? Some of them are "dumb" as well.
COlohe1

Honolulu, HI

#7 Feb 27, 2009
So, Tim York says the driver was a responsible guy eh? The only thing he was responsible for was his and the deaths of two others!!!
Honothelulu

Koloa, HI

#8 Feb 27, 2009
Stupid. Stupid. Stupid. At this point, I'm even in favor of bringing back the van cams.
Honothelulu

Koloa, HI

#9 Feb 27, 2009
Makau wrote:
Dumb haole, he had to take the others lives too. Thats sad.
I agree with everything you said except the haole part.
huh

Waimanalo, HI

#10 Feb 27, 2009
Honothelulu wrote:
Stupid. Stupid. Stupid. At this point, I'm even in favor of bringing back the van cams.
I agree. Either that or higher punishment for excess speeding like suspension of your license for one year.

I drive on Hickam Air Force Base all the time. No one speeds. No one goes over the posted speed limit. As soon as you drive off base all the cars that were going speed limit on base speed up over the speed limit. It doesn't take a genius to figure out the punishment on base is enough to keep from speeding.
speedy turtle

Honolulu, HI

#11 Feb 27, 2009
six speeding violations,, how much was his auto insurance,, or maybe no auto insurance; cost too much or no auto insurance company would insure him.
Maybe the state is in trouble for not revoking his driver's license for "collecting" so many speeding violations,,, how many lawyers thinking $$$.
alice

Pahoa, HI

#12 Feb 27, 2009
Makau wrote:
Dumb haole, he had to take the others lives too. Thats sad.
his face book says he is part hawaiian
Hawaii-Born

Las Vegas, NV

#13 Feb 27, 2009
Makau wrote:
Dumb haole, he had to take the others lives too. Thats sad.
It doesn't matter what nationality he is. It's a matter of what happen. Don't be so mean.
alice

Pahoa, HI

#14 Feb 27, 2009
he is part-Hawaiian but that should not matter.
Another look

Waterbury, CT

#15 Feb 27, 2009
Makau wrote:
Dumb haole, he had to take the others lives too. Thats sad.
Illogical, Makau. If he's part Haole and part Hawaiian, and Hawaiians generally aren't known for their speed, that only leaves stupidity...hmmm.
Hunter

Norristown, PA

#16 Feb 27, 2009
I was a nephew of James and some of the comments on this board are just idiotic, especially the racist ones. No one here knows exactly, including me,what the circumstances were yet almost everyone has no problem trashing him because of six speeding tickets in five years.Yet, his good friends trusted him enough to actually ride in the car with him. You know, people who actually knew him enough that they didn't have a problem riding with him. It's real easy to make stupid and ugly comments when it isn't someone you know. Instead of pointing fingers and placing the blame why don't you just pray for those who were killed and their family members, or just keep your ignorant comments to yourself.
Common Sense

Pearl City, HI

#17 Feb 27, 2009
I wonder if the driver got his "friends" consent to increase his speed to 100 miles.......maybe they all agreed it would be an experience of a lifetime.
Eat Dixxxxxxxxxxxx

Honolulu, HI

#18 Feb 27, 2009
Hunter wrote:
I was a nephew of James and some of the comments on this board are just idiotic, especially the racist ones. No one here knows exactly, including me,what the circumstances were yet almost everyone has no problem trashing him because of six speeding tickets in five years.Yet, his good friends trusted him enough to actually ride in the car with him. You know, people who actually knew him enough that they didn't have a problem riding with him. It's real easy to make stupid and ugly comments when it isn't someone you know. Instead of pointing fingers and placing the blame why don't you just pray for those who were killed and their family members, or just keep your ignorant comments to yourself.
Six speeding tickets including one where he was going 110 in a 55. Yeah, stand up guy. Hard to figure out what happened here. SUCH A GREAT GUY. SUCH A SAINT. A BOO HOO HOO.
6 previous speeding tickets means nothing here! not like he murdered people by speeding! see how great of a guy he was. ps. im his nephew and am so selfish that i only care about how people remember this murderer.
alice

Pahoa, HI

#19 Feb 27, 2009
commonsense is right..what the driver did was mroally wrong. The passengers did nto wnat to die. He never asked their permission. He was drunk or on ice.

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