Man charged with attempted murder
(KPUA) A Waikoloa man charged with second degree attempted murder and burglary. 35-year old Joel White was charged on Saturday in connection with the Thursday night stabbing of a 20-year old man at a home in the 68-1600 block of Malie Street in Waikoloa.
Officers responding to a 6:48 p.m. call say the victim was bleeding from the neck with multiple wounds to his throat and torso and was taken to North Kohala Community Hospital, where he remains hospitalized. Witnesses say the suspect was an acquaintance of the victim, who had gone to the mans house, got into an altercation and cut him with a sharp object.
White was being held at the Kona police cellblock on $275,000 bail.