Man accused of slamming into vehicle, swinging machete at victim in Kalihi

Man accused of slamming into vehicle, swinging machete at victim in Kalihi
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police arrested a 36-year-old man on Monday for allegedly ramming his vehicle into someone else's vehicle in Kalihi.

Police said the suspect, Shayne Kalakau, then got out of the vehicle and swung a machete at the victim.

It all happened around 2:35 p.m.

Police located and arrested Kalakau on Kalihi Street about an hour and a half after the incident. He’s being held on suspicion of first-degree criminal property damage and first-degree unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle.

The victim suffered minor injuries, police said.

It’s not known what led to the attack.

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