Local residents talk about SnowdenUPDATED 11:07 PM HST Jun 09, 2013Video Transcript
We have team coverage of this story .. KITV4's Nana Ohkawa went to Snowden's former residence and spoke to his neighbors... NaNA? Neighbors of the QUIET Waipahu neighborhood are taking in that a man who leaked information of alleged top secret government programs lived RIGHT next door to them. They described him as private. Residents living on Eleu Street in Waipahu say they are a TIGHT knit community. BUT, Andrew Snowden and his girlfriend, who lived in this house, they say, didn't speak to anyone. Snowden just KEPT to himself. Frank Gawiran 3457 I PASS BY THE HOUSE AND WHEN HE LOOK AT ME I LOOK AT HIM TOO AND HE JUST TURN AROUND THAT'S WHAT IT IS I DON'T WANT TO SAY ANYTHING 3509 Carolyn Tijing "3850 WE OCCASIONALLY SAW HIM AS HE WAS COMING OR GOING OR CHECKING MAIL OR GETTING THE GARBAGE CAN WE WOULD SAY HI HOW'S IT GOING HOW ARE YOU AND HE WOULD JUST RUSH IN 3900 Neighbors say Snowden lived in this house for 6 months... But noticed something a little odd when his garage door was open. There were Boxes and more Boxes. Lining the edge of the garage leaving ONLY just enough room to let the door down. Carolyn Tijing 3921 IT LITERALLY WENT FROM TOP TO BOTTOM ALL THE WAY ACROSS. WHAT DID YOU THINK ABOUT THAT ..IT WAS ODD ..WE THOUGHT IT WAS REALLY ODD MANY TIMES MY HUSBAND AND I COMMENTED BECAUSE WHY DO YOU THINK THEY HAVEN'T GOTTEN RID OF THEIR BOXES YOU KNOW MOST PEOPLE THEY MOVE IN AND THEY GET RID OF THEIR BOXES 3935 They are SHOCKED. Their FORMER neighbor ... Someone they TRIED to get to know. Is the person who's allegedly leaked top secret information about U.S. Government surveillance programs. 4008 VERY SURPRISING YOU DON'T REALLY KNOW YOUR NEIGHBORS YOU KNOW IT'S REALLY SURPRISING THAT IT HAPPENS HERE IT'S JUST ODD AND KIND OF SHOCKING TO US 4020. Neighbors say Snowden and his girlfriend moved out quickly. They say it was like one minute they were there, and the next minute they were gone.