Man suspected in deadly Kakaako stabbing charged

Sources: Man dies, suspect in custody after Kakaako stabbing

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police have arrested and charged a man accused of a deadly stabbing in Kakaako on Wednesday night.

The incident happened just before 7 p.m.

Police said 40-year-old Eric Butler allegedly attacked a man at the intersection of Halekauwila and Keawe streets.

The 52-yea-old victim suffered multiple wounds, according to Emergency Medical Services. His identity hasn’t yet been released.

Police apprehended a suspect after the stabbing Wednesday.
Police apprehended a suspect after the stabbing Wednesday. (Source: Joanna Tong)

Police sources said the victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition but later died.

Butler was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder. His bail has been set at $1 million.

This story may be updated.

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