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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, January 2, 2006

Three stabbings investigated

Advertiser Staff

A 26-year-old man stabbed late Saturday night in Waimalu was in critical condition yesterday at The Queen's Medical Center.

The stabbing was reported to police at 10:50 p.m.

According to police, the injured man was among a group of people who confronted a 37-year-old man about driving recklessly on Kaluamoi Drive. The man was allegedly stabbed by the motorist during an ensuing argument.

Police arrested the motorist for second-degree attempted murder.

Police were also investigating two other stabbings, one in Wai'anae and the other in Kalihi.

A woman, 28, allegedly stabbed her husband, 25, in the lower back with a kitchen knife during an argument yesterday about 3:30 a.m. in Wai'anae. The man was hospitalized at Queen's while his wife was arrested for second-degree attempted murder.

Police also arrested a 56-year-old man for second-degree assault for allegedly stabbing another man, 26, yesterday at 12:20 a.m. on the 1800 block of Kalani Street in Kalihi. The man arrested reportedly was angered over fireworks play.



Five men were arrested early yesterday for allegedly threatening a man with assault rifles during a traffic dispute in Waikiki.

A 23-year-old man filed a complaint with police alleging the men brandished three assault rifles and threatened other motorists behind them at an unnamed parking structure near Kuhio and Seaside avenues at 3:40 a.m. One of the men allegedly fired a shot into the air, police said.

The men left the scene but witnesses provided police with the license plate of a car.

Police found the suspects at a hotel on Kalia Road and arrested them for investigation at 4:40 a.m. on four firearms counts, two counts of first-degree terroristic threatening, first-degree reckless endangering and third-degree promotion of dangerous drugs.

The suspects are 21 to 24 years old.