Police seeking help finding man missing for a year

Jesse Pinegar
Jesse Pinegar

KAUA'I (KHNL) - A Utah man, Jesse Pinegar, 23, flew to Hawaii for a vacation in January of last year. He is believed to have hiked in Kalalau Valley on Kauai and set up a campsite about five miles from the trailhead.

Pinegar stayed in touch with his family until March 24, 2008.  He hasn't been seen or heard from since.

Pinegar is six feet one inch tall and weighs about 185 pounds.  He has brown eyes and brown hair. He is Caucasian with a light complexion and a medium build. He as a tattoo of a Celtic Tree of Life on his right shoulder and a Celtic tattoo on his left abdomen.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Pinegar is urged to call Kauai Police at 808-241-1711 or Crimestoppers at 808-225-6025.