Kalani sought by police


Big Island police are searching for a 49-year-old South Kohala man wanted on warrants.

Adrien Haena Kalani, who has no permanent address, is wanted for contempt of court, promoting a dangerous drug and possessing drug paraphernalia. He is also wanted for questioning in connection with an assault and an auto theft.

He is described as approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 300 pounds with short black-and-gray hair and brown eyes.

Police caution the public to not contact or approach him. Instead, anyone who knows 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 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo. They may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.