Police officer stabbed in Waikiki

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

WAIKIKI (KHNL) - A 27-year-old man is in Honolulu police custody, accused of stabbing a police officer in Waikiki early Wednesday morning.

Police say they were trying to arrest Kawika Ahquin on a $20,000 warrant, when he stabbed a 36-year-old officer in the abdomen. The victim went to the Queen's Medical Center, where he was treated and released.

Police arrested Ahquin on suspicion of attempted murder. He hasn't been charged.