Alleged kidnap victim found in good health, police say

Police have identified the victim in the alleged abduction Sunday night in the parking lot of the Puainako Town Center.

Officials did not, however, release the identity of the victim except to report he is a 23-year-old Puna man, who was located Tuesday evening in good health.


The man, police said, declined to provide further details regarding the incident.

This investigation remains continuing.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Kimo Keli‘ipa‘akaua of the East Hawaii Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2375 or

Those who prefer to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.