Authorities Seek Man Wanted for Escape

The Hawai`i Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 33-year-old Joseph Augustino Narzisi who is wanted for escape.

Narzisi was last seen on Sunday, January 5, at about 11 a.m. when he intentionally left a facility in Kona and failed to return.

Authorities say he is described as being 5-feet-9-inches and 165 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He has tattoos covering both arms, chest, as well as a single tattoo in the center of his upper back.

Narzisi was in custody for several drug and firearm offenses at the time and failed to report to a work furlough.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call Detective Keith Simeona at (808) 326-4646 ext. 281 or email

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