In the early morning hours of September 17, 2018, our beloved family member John Kanui was viciously and brutally attacked while doing his job as a security guard at a local Kona, Hawaii hotel. Three people assaulted him and beat him to a state of unconsciousness ..... and then continued to kick him as his body lay lifeless (while an additional person in the group stood by and video tapped without providing aid). Because of these cowards senseless actions, my sweet Uncle suffered a broken neck and a traumatic brain injury - among other injuries. He is still currently in the intensive care unit listed as critical condition ~ still fighting for his life!
My Uncle has always been kind, outgoing, willing to help those in need, which is why this is so hard for us to fathom. Our family is absolutely heartbroken that our Uncle had to endure such hate at the hands of pure evil. In a matter of moments, these idiots changed all of our lives forever!
Although our family is rich with love and faith, we are financially unable to support all of my Uncle's current needs. As you can imagine his medical bills are mounting by the minute, his bills are surpassing their due dates, all the legal fees that he is likely incurring on top of the uncertainty of the medical needs he will need in the future (immediate or long term) ~ we are asking for some help, any help would be so kindly appreciated! ALL donations collected will go directly to and for the care of our Uncle!
We know and completely understand that not all can give monetarily and that is perfectly okay. We will take continued prayers and kind thoughts in exchange as well. We are true believers in the power of prayer! Please pray that God will lay his hands on Uncle and heal his body, mind and soul. These monsters have been charged with Attempted Murder 2, please pray that justice, real deserved justice will be handed down!!
Thank you so much in advance,
Candi Runn Niece of John Kanui
** We know that the video of the attack was released by the press yesterday and has hit social media like a wildfire. But because of nature of graphics and how horrific it was to view... please do NOT post that on here. **