CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Mark Panela. He was last seen leaving a residence in the Waialua area in the early part of February 2021. A witness mentioned seeing a male matching the description of Panela on Sunday, February 7, 2021, at approximately 9:30 a.m., walking towards the ocean wearing a wet suit and carrying dive gear near Kahana Bay. A friend later found his vehicle in the area of Kahana Bay on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Panela has not been seen or heard from since. His family and friends are very concerned for his safety and well-being.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300. The public may now send anonymous web tips to www.honolulucrimestoppers.org or via the P3 Tips app.