Search Underway for Missing Florida Man

The Maui Police Department has initiated a missing person investigation for Craig M. Pitt of Florida.

According to authorities, Pitt was last seen at the Banana Bungalows on Wednesday, July 31 at about 12 p.m. It is believed he intended hike on one of the trails along the Hana Highway.

On August 2 his vehicle, a silver Toyota Corolla, was found parked on the shoulder of Hana Highway in the area of mile post 7.8 at about 5:30 p.m.

Search efforts were initiated on August 3 by police and Maui Fire Department personnel in the area of Bamboo Forest. Due to the recent rains and unsafe conditions in the area officials are asking that people refrain from searching in the area until it is safe to do so.

This remains an active investigation.

Pitt is described as being a 35-year-old Caucasian male who is approximately 5-feet-11-inches tall and wights about 185 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Maui Police at 244-6400.



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