Hilo Man Wanted for Five Outstanding Warrants Sought

The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 38-year-old Shayne Kamuela Unea of Hilo who has five outstanding warrants for his arrest. The warrants are for bail jumping and criminal contempt of court. 

Unea is described as 5-feet-10-inches tall, 200 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes. He has distinctive tattoos on his face, including the word “Waimea-43” which spans from his right ear to his right eye, a tattoo of music notes below his right ear, as well as a treble clef and another large tattoo on his throat area. 

Unea is known to frequent several addresses in the South Kohala, Hāmākua, and Hilo districts and is known to operate several different vehicles, including a white-colored Honda Accord and a white-colored Toyota 4Runner, both with unknown license plates. 

Police caution members of the public not to approach Unea and to immediately contact police. Anyone with information about Unea’s whereabouts is asked to contact Sergeant Erich Jackson at the South Kohala Police Station, at (808) 887-3080, or via email at, Erich.Jackson@hawaiicounty.gov or the police department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.

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