Police seek missing Kailua-Kona man


Kona Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 33-year-old Arthur Medina who was reported missing Tuesday.

Medina was said to have left his residence in Kailua-Kona, dropped off his children in the morning and proceeded to work in Waimea. According to his employer, Medina never showed up for work Tuesday.

Medina’s vehicle was found to be in an accident near the Puuanahulu area with damages, but Medina was not within the vehicle.

An initial search of this location was conducted by police without success.

Medina is described as a “local” male with a heavy build and tan complexion. He is 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He has a large tattoo on his upper chest of wings and a spider in the middle and a large tattoo on his mid upper back area.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the nonemergency line at 935-3311.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.