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Big Island police charge man in Hookena stabbing

Big Island police have charged a 51-year-old Kona man with stabbing  a Honaunau man during an argument Tuesday in South Kona.

Mark Knittle, of Hookena, was charged with second-degree assault and released after posting $2,000 bail.

Kona patrol officers responded to the stabbing at 6:47 p.m. along Mamalahoa Highway in Hookena, where a 34-year-old man reported that he had been arguing with a male acquaintance when the man stabbed him. The victim sustained cuts to his chest and arm and was treated at Kona Community Hospital and released.

 

 

 

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