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Police: Waikiki stabbing was unprovoked

WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A California man is in a Honolulu jail cell Friday on a charge of attempted murder. Witnesses say 35-year-old Matheu Hongel walked up to a 25-year-old man sitting in his car outside the Hale Koa Hotel and stabbed him several times.

Police say the attack at 9:50 PM Thursday was unprovoked.  Passengers in the victim's vehicle held down Hongel until police arrived.

Hongel is being held Friday night with no bail. The victim was said to be in serious condition.

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