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LOCATED: Missing Person, Ignacio Rivera of Kahului

November 15, 2015, 6:54 PM HST
* Updated November 16, 1:53 AM
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Ignacio Rivera (89), of Kahului.

Ignacio Rivera (89), of Kahului.

UPDATE:9:34 p.m. 11/15/15

On Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, police say Ignacio Rivera was located and his in good health.

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Original post: 6:34 p.m. 11/15/15

On Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 at around 3:03 p.m., a family member reported that Ignacio Rivera, 89, of Kahului, did not return home after going to church. After church, he walked to a friend’s house along Makali’i Street in Kahului. Rivera was last seen walking away from the residence towards the Kuihelani Highway by the friend.

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Police say Rivera’s family began looking for him; however, were unsuccessful. This is when they called for assistance. Police and Maui Fire Department’s Air 1 checked along Kuihelani Highway and the cane fields as well, but, were not able to locate Rivera.

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Police say Air 1 has since suspended their search, with plans to continue again on Monday morning.

Rivera was wearing a Hawaiian print polo shirt and blue pants.

The department is asking the public for any information that may lead to Rivera’s whereabouts.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Central Dispatch at (808) 244-6400 (anytime), 9-1-1 if it is an emergency or Detective Dennis Lee at (808) 244-6423 (Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

DESCRIPTION:

Ignacio Rivera
Filipino male
AGE: 89 years old
HEIGHT: 5 ft. 5 inches tall
HAIR: White
EYES: Brown

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