UPDATE on Missing 18-Year-Old Honokaʻa Man

April 5, 2017, 9:58 AM HST (Updated April 6, 2017, 12:55 PM)

Desmond Kaluhimoku-Dela Cruz. Courtesy photo.

UPDATE: April 6, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 18-year-old Desmond Kaluhimoku-Dela Cruz, who had been reported missing.

He was located in Honokaʻa on Wednesday morning, April 5, in good health.

PREVIOUS POST: April 5, 2017, 9:58 a.m.

Hawaiʻi Island Police are searching for Desmond Kaluhimoku-Dela Cruz, 18, of Honokaʻa, who was reported missing.

Cruz was last seen in the Paʻauhau subdivision in the Hāmākua District early Tuesday morning, April 4.

He is described as Hawaiian, 5-foot-5, 120 to 130 pounds, with a slim build and short black hair.


He was last seen wearing a hoodie and surf shorts.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call Officer Robert Border at the Hāmākua Police Station or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.



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