Man reported missing


Big Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 51-year-old Japanese national.

Hiromichi Yoshino was last seen in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Wednesday at about 8:57 a.m. Yoshino’s rented vehicle, a burgundy colored Kia four-door sedan was found unlocked and unattended at the end of Highway 130 at the lava viewing area. The vehicle is believed to have been there since Thursday.

Yoshino may have been staying at a bed and breakfast in Volcano Village.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Officer Shea Nactor of Puna Patrol at (808) 965-2716 or the Police Department’s non-emergency number at 935-3311.

 

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