Police seek three missing men


Police are seeking the public’s help with finding three men reported missing in separate incidents.

William Palea, 66, of Kailua-Kona was last seen in the late morning hours Monday at his home.


He’s described as local, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, 180 pounds, with brown eyes and white hair.

Jarryd AhQuin, 34, was last seen in the early morning hours Saturday in Hawaiian Beaches.

He’s described as local, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, 230 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair, which might be shaved. He is known to frequent the Hilo and Puna areas.

Justin Garcia, 38, of Hilo was reported to have gone missing June 5 while hunting in Laupahoehoe Mauka. A man later called police identifying himself as Garcia, but he was never contacted in person to verify his identity.

Police report that Garcia was reportedly seen in various areas since June.


He’s described as 5 feet, 9 inches tall, 130 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and black jacket with shorts and a gray/green backpack.

Anyone with information about any of these missing people is asked to call the police nonemergency line at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

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