Search on for missing hiker in Waipio Valley


Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 27-year-old man who went missing during a hike in Waipio Valley.

Kyle Brittain was last seen Friday morning near the Waipio Valley lookout area. He had informed family members that he was going hiking for the day on the transverse trail in Waipio Valley towards Waimanu Valley.


Friends and family have not heard from him since.

Brittain is described as being 5-feet-11-inches, 145 pounds, with brown hair and eyes.


Hawaii Island police and fire personnel, plus family, friends, and volunteers are continuing their search.

Anyone who may have information on his whereabouts or who may have seen or spoken to Brittain are asked to call the police non-emergency number at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

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