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Missing: 58 Year Old Wailuku Man Last Seen Monday

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James Tendo, 58 of Wailuku was last seen on July 22, 2019. PC: Crime Stoppers Maui

The Maui Police Department and Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating James Tendo, 58, of Wailuku.

Tendo was reported missing on July 24, 2019 at around 4:26 p.m. by his fiancée.  Authorities say he was last seen on July 22, 2019 at about 1 p.m. leaving his Wailuku home.

Tendo is described as an “avid surfer” and is known to frequent the Olowalu area.

His vehicle is a 2000 grey Toyota Tacoma extended cab, with Hawaiʻi License Plate: MRF-042. The truck has a camper shell and surfboards.

Crime Stoppers reports that Tendo is not believed to be at risk at this time; however, his current whereabouts are unknown.


Tendo is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.


If he is located, the public is asked to contact police at (808) 244-6400 or in an emergency, dial 911. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous is asked to call Maui Crime Stoppers at (808) 242-6966.

Maui Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards in the sum up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of people responsible for felony crimes; the recovery of stolen property or seizure of illegal drugs in felony cases or the capture of felony fugitives.

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