01-17-19 Skeletal remains identified

Hawaii Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Detective Dominic Uyetake
Phone: (808) 326-4646 Ext. 228
Report No. 18-026591




Media Release

Big Island Police have identified the skeletal remains found on, (December 12, 2018), on an empty lot off of Ali’i Drive in Kailua-Kona, as 52-year-old Kevin Anderson, of Kailua-Kona. Positive identification was established by dental records.

Anderson was reported missing on, (July 18, 2013), when he had left his residence on foot to go swimming at Honl’s Beach. When he failed to return home between 10:00 a.m., and 12:00 p.m, his mother reported him missing.

Big Island Police are continuing the investigation to determine the cause of death.

Police ask that anyone who may have information regarding Kevin Anderson to please call Detective Dominic Uyetake at (808) 326-4646 ext. 228 or via email at Dominic.uyetake@hawaiicounty.gov or call the Police Department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.

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