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Man arrested in fatal Waipahu stabbing

Honolulu police arrested a man in connection with a deadly stabbing in Waipahu Thursday night.

The suspect and another man described to be in his late 20s were at a gathering on Apii Street at about 10:45 p.m. when they got involved in a verbal argument. Police said the suspect stabbed the victim twice in the chest.

He was taken in critical condition to a hospital where he died.

Positive identification is pending, according to the Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police said the suspect and victim are acquaintances.

Police arrested the suspect on suspicion of second-degree murder.

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