Police seeking Kona man wanted for abuse


Hawaii Island police are renewing their request for information about the whereabouts of 21-year-old Moala Kuahuia Kaupu of Kailua-Kona, who is wanted for abuse of a family or household member.

Kaupu is described as 5-foot-11, weighing 185 pounds, and having brown eyes and short curly black hair. Both his ears are pierced and he has a scripture tattoo on an inner forearm, according to the Hawaii Police Department.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the police department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311. Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.