Kauai man arrested after allegedly stabbing wife

Kauai man arrested after allegedly stabbing wife

HANAMAULU, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Kauai man remains in police custody after allegedly stabbing his wife in Hanamaulu Friday evening.

Kauai Police say 37-year-old Wendell Badua was at home with his wife when he allegedly stabbed her in the abdomen.

It occurred around 6:25 p.m. The wife was taken to Wilcox Memorial Hospital where she remains in stable condition.

Badua is in a Police cellblock pending bail, which is set at $500,000.

It is unclear what prompted the alleged stabbing.

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