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HPD Renews Search For Missing Kona Man

April 22, 2021, 4:56 PM HST
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Tyler Gorloff. HPD photo.

Hawai‘i Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating 32-year-old Tyler James Gorloff, of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing two years ago.

He was last seen at MacKenzie State Recreation Area in lower Puna on April 25, 2019. His vehicle was located the same day at the MacKenzie State Recreation Area parking lot. Gorloff has not been seen or heard from by family or friends since.

Gorloff is described as having a fair complexion, standing 5-feet and 7-inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes.

Police and fire personnel, along with family, conducted air and ground searches of the MacKenzie State Recreation Area. Police personnel are continuing investigative efforts to locate Gorloff, and are requesting the public’s assistance with providing any possible information or tips that may assist with this investigation. At this time, this case remains classified as a missing person investigation.

Police ask anyone who may have seen or spoken to Gorloff in the MacKenzie State Recreation Area, or who may have any information on his whereabouts or this investigation, to call the department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311. They may also contact Lieutenant Rio Amon-Wilkins of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2252 or via email at [email protected].

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