Keauhou Place Suicide – Earlier today, an incident occurred in Kakaako that is currently being investigated by the Honolulu Police Department. Witnesses report that a small boy was seen climbing a high balcony, causing a tense and frightening situation. The investigation continued for hours on Keawe Street, with the road temporarily closed and more than a dozen police vehicles present.
Several witnesses near the scene reported seeing the child hanging from the side of a balcony in Keahou Place. Fortunately, a woman from another unit saw the child standing at the railing and was able to help get the child to safety. Meanwhile, emergency services received a report of a fall at Keauhou Place around 11:20 a.m., and firefighters found a woman who had suffered a traumatic fall.
Life-saving assistance was provided until EMS arrived, and the woman was taken to hospital in critical condition with multiple injuries. Following the incident, authorities determined it was a suicide attempt and spoke to the father of the child, who confirmed that his 6-year-old son was safe and sound, thanks to the reflection quickly from another person. The Honolulu Police Department continues to investigate this case.
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