Missing local musician located

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Update at 12:45 p.m. Monday

Honolulu police say Kaipo Kapua has been located on the North Shore and is safe.  He was found Monday afternoon.

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A missing persons case has been opened by police after the family of local musician Kaipo Kapua reported him missing early Monday morning.

Kapua, who is from the Salt Lake area, has not been seen or heard from since 11 a.m. on Sunday, according to police. He and his girlfriend are believed to have been living in Kahuluu.

A missing persons bulletin from Crimestoppers says that Kapua is "emotionally distraught and may be a driving a black 2003 Nissan truck" with license plates PNZ-694. "Family and friends are very

concerned for his safety and well being," the bulletin says.

Kapua's manager says she last heard from the artist, who performs R&B, soul, reggae and hip-hop music, sometime on Sunday.

Anyone with information on Kapua's location is asked to contact police or Crimestoppers at 808-955-8300.

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