Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Captain Robert Wagner
Hawaiʻi Island police received a report Tuesday (July 30) of human remains that had been discovered at a remote location at the 12,000-foot elevation of Mauna Kea.
On Friday, police conducted a check of the area with the assistance of officers from the State Department of Land and Natural Resources and a ranger from the Office of Mauna Kea Management. They located the human remains.
Detectives are conducting checks to determine identity of the remains.