Hawaii Kai drowning kills young girl
A young girl apparently drowned in a swimming pool in Hawaii Kai yesterday morning, a city official said.
Bryan Cheplic, spokesman for the Emergency Services Department, said paramedics were called to the house just after 8 a.m.
The girl, about 5, was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead, Cheplic said. Her exact age was unavailable.
Boy is stabbed during Waipahu party
An argument Friday during a Waipahu party ended with the stabbing of a 17-year-old boy and the arrest of a 32-year-old man for investigation of second-degree assault, police said.
The teenager was at a party in a residential complex just before midnight Friday when the 32-year-old man got into an argument with others at the party, police said.
The teenager intervened and was stabbed by the man, police said. The victim was taken to a hospital in serious condition.
Teen is knifed during Makiki melee
A confrontation led to the stabbing of a teenage boy early Saturday.
A Makiki man was sitting on his porch at 1:25 a.m. when he was approached by two males, including a 17-year-old who demanded a cigarette, police said. When the man said he did not have a cigarette, the youths pulled out knives and demanded property, police said.
A fight ensued, and the man ended up stabbing a third boy, 15, who joined in, said police. He was taken to a hospital, where he was confined.