Maui News

UPDATE/FOUND: 85-Year-Old Kula Man Reported Missing

July 1, 2015, 7:29 AM HST
* Updated July 1, 9:39 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00

Kazuo Takemoto.

Kazuo Takemoto.

By Maui Now Staff

(Update: 8:09 a.m. 7/1/15)

Takemoto has since been located and is in good health. The Maui Police Department thanked the public for their assistance.


Maui police are seeking the public’s help in locating a Kula man reported missing last night.


Police say Kazuo Takemoto, 85, was last seen at his home in Kula at around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2015.  He was reported missing several hours later at 6:15 p.m.


Takemoto is described as 5’4” tall, weighing 110 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes.

Police say he was last seen wearing blue denim pants with a brown Aloha shirt, tan jacket (as seen in the accompanying photo) and was wearing slippers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Maui Police Department non-emergency number at (808) 244-6400, or if it is an emergency, call 9-1-1 or Detective Bennett with the Wailuku Criminal Investigation Division at (808) 269-7096.

E-Mail Newsletters Receive daily or weekly updates via e-mail. Subscribe Now
News Alerts Breaking news alerts on your mobile device. Get the App


This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments