Arrest made in Wednesday’s brazen stabbing in Kahala

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — A suspect is in custody after a stabbing incident that happened at a Kahala beach on Wednesday, July 8.

An 18-year-old male was arrested, according to a spokesperson from the Honolulu Police Department on Saturday, July 11. The suspect faces second-degree attempted murder charges.

Honolulu Emergency Medical Services received a report about the incident Wednesday afternoon, around 1:45 p.m. in the area of 4663 Kahala Avenue on the beach. The victim is a 17-year-old girl.

Paramedics treated the teenager, who suffered a serious laceration across her upper body and lacerations to her hands. She was transported to a trauma center in serious condition, said EMS.

The victim’s brother did not want to go on camera, but told KHON2 that his sister was stabbed multiple times in the neck.

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Police said the witnesses described the suspect to have brown curly hair. They also described him to be 6′ tall, roughly 200 pounds and was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

The man remains in police custody as officials continue to investigate the case.

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