2 charged in Kapiolani bus stop beating
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2 charged in Kapiolani bus stop beating


    Police investigate a crime scene on Kapiolani Boulevard on Tuesday morning.


Two men were charged with second-degree murder today in connection with a fatal beating at a bus stop on Kapiolani Boulevard.

Nicholas Payne, 36, and Chu Lun Aiona, 39, are charged with second-degree murder. Their bail was set at $1 million each.

They are accused of beating a 49-year-old man to death at a bus stop near the defunct Stats Sports Bar at 1687 Kapiolani Blvd. around 4:15 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

The victim’s name has not been released.

Correction: An earlier version of this story misspelled Chu Lun Aiona’s last name.
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