UPDATE: Missing Kona Man Located

Updated on Oct. 10.

The Hawaiʻi Police Department reports that William Palea, who was reported as missing, has been located in Kona.

Original story published on Oct. 8.

The Hawai`i Police Department is searching for a 66-year-old Kailua-Kona man who has been reported as missing.

William Palea was last seen at his Kailua-Kona residence in the late morning hours on Monday. 

He is described as being a local male, 5-feet-9-inches, and weighing 180 pounds, with brown eyes, and white hair.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

HPD provided photo.