Police searching for man reported missing in Puna


Big Island police are searching for a 22-year-old man last seen early Saturday in Kalapana.

Kalani Puu was last seen around 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kalapana Kava Bar, according to the Hawaii County Police Department. He is described as 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing about 155 pounds with brown hair. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and dark shorts. He also has a tattoo on his forearm.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call the department's nonemergency line at 935-3311. 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.