Authorities Renew Request for Man Missing Since 2018

The Hawai`i Police Department has renewed its request for the public’s assistance in locating a 76-year-old Honokaʻa man missing since 2018.

Richard Carvalho was last seen in the area of Honokaʻa in August 2018.  He is described as a Portuguese male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 150 pounds with short salt and pepper colored hair, facial hair, and brown eyes.

He is known to reside in the Hāmākua district and to frequent the Honokaʻa town area.

Police ask anyone with information on Carvalho’s whereabouts to call Detective Kayne Kelii at (808) 961-2378, or via email at, or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808)935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. 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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