Hawai‘i Island police renew request for help finding missing Pāhoa man

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Hawai’i Island police are again renewing their request for any information relative to the disappearance of Kelly Gravitt, 34, of Pāhoa.

Gravitt was reportedly last seen at Black Lava Vape in the Puna Kai Shopping Center on May 12, however, detectives spoke with a witness who reported that he saw Gravitt on the evening of May 19 in the area of Pāhoa Village Road and Kauhale Street, in Pāhoa town.

Area I Criminal Investigation Section detectives have conducted countless interviews and follow ups over the last several months in relation to Gravitt’s disappearance. His family is deeply concerned for his wellbeing.

Gravitt is Caucasian, 6 feet tall, approximately 180 pounds, with brown hair, blue eyes, and a beard. He also has several tattoos on his face and neck areas.


Police ask anyone who may have information relative to the disappearance of Gravitt to call the department’s non-emergency number at 808-935-3311, or Detective Zenas Pacheco of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at 808-961-2384 or email [email protected].

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 808-961-8300 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 does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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