Hilo man pleads guilty to attempted manslaughter and felony abuse in domestic stabbing
A Hilo man plead guilty Monday to attempted manslaughter and felony abuse related to a 2021 domestic stabbing incident involving his ex-girlfriend.
Cyrus Jabilona, 27, entered his guilty pleas to attempted manslaughter and felony abuse of a family or household member at the Hilo Circuit Court. He was ordered to appear in court on Dec. 28 for sentencing, and remains out of custody having previously posted $525,000 bail.
The incident occurred in June of 2021, where South Hilo Patrol Officers responded to a report of a physical domestic dispute at a residence on Kimo Place in Hilo.
Officers located the 25-year-old female victim with multiple life threatening stab wounds to her back and leg. Officers also located Jabilona with several self-inflicted puncture wounds to his chest and arm.
Both parties were transported to Hilo Medical Center for treatment.
Attempted manslaughter is a class A felony offense and carries a penalty of a 20-year prison term. Felony abuse is a class C felony offense and carries a penalty of a 5-year prison term.
Anyone having information to assist local law enforcement should call Crime Stoppers at (808) 961-8300.