Kapaa woman allegedly hits man with car, arrested for attempted murder

KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police are investigating an incident on Kauai which landed a 35-year-old Kapaa woman in jail on attempted murder charges.

Kehaunani Kauo was driving her car when she allegedly struck her boyfriend, identified as Robert Villaros, who was walking along the road Thursday.

Villaros sustained minor injuries and was taken to Wilcox Hospital where he was treated and released.

Kauo was arrested shortly after and is being held on second-degree attempted murder.

Bail has been set at $100,000.

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