Na`alehu Stabbing Suspect Charged

A 19-year-old woman has been charged in connection to a stabbing at Whittington Beach Park in Nāʻālehu on Friday.

At about 3:40 p.m. on Friday, Kaʻū patrol officers responded to a reported stabbing atUpon arrival, officers discovered two victims, a 36-year-old male, and 35-year-old female, with multiple stab wounds.

The female victim died at the scene and was officially pronounced dead at Hilo Medical Center 11:11 p.m. The male victim was transported to Hilo Medical Center in serious condition.

Two suspects were identified by police as Kaleianuenue Borero-Kaluna, a 19-year-old female, and Robert Hayes, a 69-year-old male both of Nāʻālehu.

Both suspects were arrested on suspicion of attempted First Degree Murder and other related charges.

After conferral with the Hawaiʻi Prosecutor’s Office, Borero-Kaluna was charged with Attempted Murder in the first-degree, Murder in the second-degree and Attempted Murder in the second-degree.

She is being held with her bail set at $200,000.

Hayes was released pending further investigation.

The 36-year-old male victim remains at Hilo Medical Center being treated for his injuries in stable condition.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call Detective Dominic Uyetake Jr. at (808) 326-4646 ext. 228  or email or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

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