Police searching for missing Hilo man


Big Island police are searching for a 23-year-old Hilo man who was reported missing.

Philip Voelker was last seen near Orchidland in the Puna District sometime in November, according to the Hawaii Police Department.

Voelker is described as 6-foot-4, weighing 210 pounds, and having a thin build, a light complexion, brown hair, blue eyes and several tattoos. He is also wanted for several outstanding warrants.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Officer Eddie Cardines at 965-2716 or the police department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311. Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.