Downtown assault leaves 83-year-old man in critical condition

Mamerto "Eddie" Semana
Mamerto "Eddie" Semana

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An elderly man was taken to the hospital in critical condition on Wednesday morning, nearly four hours after an apparent assault left him beaten and unable to call for help, according to police.

Honolulu police have identified the victim as 83-year-old Mamerto "Eddie" Semana.

He was found in Downtown Honolulu near the intersection of Kukui and River streets with severe head and face injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at

955-8300, or *CRIME on your cellular phone.

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