The Honolulu medical examiner has identified the man police say was stabbed to death at Ala Moana Center Wednesday as 23-year-old Brent Kanae of Honolulu.
Police say Kanae was stabbed multiple times and found in a stairwell near the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. restaurant at around 3 p.m.
Those who knew Kanae left their condolences in the stairwell.
Kane was employee at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., according to the family friend.
Kanae was a 2007 graduate of Kalani High School, according to the family friend.
The family friend also said that Kanae played football in his senior year of high school.
Police say Kanae was having lunch with friends before work when he was found in the stairwell. Officers are searching for the suspect.
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