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Police Search for Man Missing Since New Year’s Day

January 5, 2015, 8:24 AM HST
* Updated January 5, 12:37 PM
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***Note: This story was updated at 12:35 p.m. to indicate where the missing man was last seen***

Hawai’i Police Department officials say that Jann Lawrence Nakoa was last seen in the Kea’au Ag Lots subdivision at about 2 a.m. on Jan. 1 before he went missing.

***Orginal story posted at 8:24 a.m.***

The Hawai’i Police Department is searching for a 49-year-old man who was last seen on New Year’s Day wearing a brown hoodie and shorts.

Jann Lawrence Nakoa is in need of medication according to police.

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Nakoa has been described as Hawaiian, standing at 5’6”, and 140 pounds. He has short white hair and a tan complexion.

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Anyone who may have information about Nakoa’s whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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