Victim was recent HCC student
A 20-year-old man who was stabbed to death in Kalihi over the weekend has been identified as a recent Honolulu Community College student.
Officials say Jason Oliveros, who last attended the college in the fall semester, was found by police about 3 a.m. near Halona and Houghtailing streets in Kalihi with several stab wounds. He was pronounced dead about 40 minutes later.
Witnesses told police that they had earlier seen three men chasing Oliveros through the streets, and a 21-year-old suspect was arrested and charged with his murder.
Several friends said they had seen Oliveros on campus visiting with friends on the day before he died. A small, off-campus candelight service will be held for him on Wednesday, friends said.
“Our deepest condolences go out to his family and
friends.,” school officials said in a brief message to students on Monday.
They urged those in need of counseling assistance to contact Kimberley Gallant, HCC’s mental health and wellness counselor, at email@example.com or at
See a video of friends remembering Oliveros.