Hawaiʻi Police Department
South Kohala District
Officer Denise Smith-Erickson
Hawaiʻi Island police are looking for a 25-year-old man who is wanted on an outstanding warrant and for questioning in an unrelated case.
Kainoa Namaka Black is wanted on a bench warrant for contempt of court. He is also wanted for questioning in an unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle case.
He is described as 5-foot-6, 145 pounds with short black hair, brown eyes and a missing front tooth. He has no permanent address but frequents the Kona and South Kohala districts. He may be operating a tan 2004 Mazda pickup truck, license plate HEB179.
Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts not to approach him but to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.