Police renew request for missing Pa‘auilo woman

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Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information regarding 61-year-old Haunani Trask Gibson, of Pa‘auilo, who was reported missing in November 2023.  

Haunani Trask Gibson. Photo Courtesy: Hawai‘i Police Department

On November 11, 2023, a family member reported to have not heard from Gibson in more than eight months. The family member checked Gibson’s Pa‘auilo residence but was unable to find her, according to the police report.
Emergency personnel conducted an extensive area search, including police with a scent discriminating canine and the Hawai‘i Fire Department’s helicopter; however, Gibson was not located.
Police have continued to follow up on tips, interviewing many known associates, friends, and family members of Gibson.
Gibson is described as having a light complexion, 5 feet 2 inches tall, 156 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.
Police ask anyone with information on Gibson’s location to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.


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