US Coast Guard helicopterHONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Hawaii Police Department, and Hawaii Fire Department are searching for a man reported missing near Cape Kumukahi on Hawaii Island, Friday.

Missing is 30-year-old Peter Mahoe.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received a report from crewmembers at the Hawaii Fire Department regarding a missing 30-year-old man who was last seen Thursday between 12 p.m., and 2 p.m., climbing down a cliff face where he was picking opihi.

Mahoe’s all-terrain vehicle was found 200 feet from the area he was last seen. His family was also camping close by.

An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point were launched to search along with the crew of the 110-foot Coast Guard Cutter Kiska, homeported in Hilo, and crews from the Hawaii Police Department and the Hawaii Fire Department.

Mahoe is approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, has shoulder length brown hair and was reported to be wearing blue boardshorts.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Coast Guard Sector Honolulu at (808) 842-2600.

Comments

comments

SHARE
Previous articleGovernor Recognizes Nuuanu Elementary 5th Grader
Next articleHawaii Army National Guard Soldier Dies on Oahu
Hawaii Reporter is an award-winning, independent Hawaii-based news and opinion journal founded in 2001 and launched in February 2002. The journal's staff have won a number of top awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, including the top investigative news reporting awards, business reporting awards, government reporting awards, and online news reporting awards. Hawaii Reporter has a weekly television news show, News Behind the News, which airs on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.