Big Island police searching for escapee

Nathan Kealii Apolo
Nathan Kealii Apolo

HILO (HawaiiNewsNow) – Police on the Big Island are searching for a man who fled from the Hale Nani Facility in Hilo Wednesday evening. 38-year-old Nathan Kealii Apolo escaped at 6:20 PM.The Hale Nani facility offers reintegration services and work release programs for inmates.

Apolo is six feet tall and weighs 185 pounds with a medium build. He has black hair, brown eyes and a tan complexion.

Police ask that anyone with information on Apolo's whereabouts call Acting Lieutenant Reed Mahuna at 961-2252. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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