Police seek Waimea man wanted on bench warrants and for questioning


Hawaii Island police are renewing their request for information about a 24-year-old Waimea man wanted for questioning in connection with a theft investigation.

Brandon Kelii Paulino-Pawai is also wanted on a bench warrant for contempt of court, according to the Hawaii County Police Department.

He is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing 190 pounds with brown eyes and black hair, which may have a lighter tint, according to police. He has a tattoo on the left side of his neck.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call the department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Levon Stevents at 326-4646, ext. 275, or lstevens@co.hawaii.hi.us.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.