Pahoa man reported missing


Police are asking for the public’s help locating a 38-year-old Puna man who was reported missing.

Shayne Yoshi Kalani Kobayashi of Pahoa is described as part Hawaiian, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing about 212 pounds with brown eyes, medium-length black hair and a mustache and goatee, according to the Hawaii Police Department. He was last seen at his Pahoa residence on Dec. 11.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Detective Todd Pataray at 961-2382 or email him at tpataray@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.