On August 2, an investigation was initiated by the Maui Police Department to locate Craig Michael Pitt who was reported missing.
On August 3, search efforts in the Bamboo Forest area of Hana Highway were initiated by Police and Fire Personnel. The Police Department’s search dog, Jack, and the Fire Department’s Air 1 Helicopter were both utilized in the search. The search located the body of a Caucasian male at the base of a waterfall in the area.
The remains of the male were later positively identified through fingerprints as those of Pitt. The circumstances and cause of his death are still under investigation however Police do not suspect foul play.
The family of Pitt has been notified and police are providing them with assistance and support during their time of need.
This case has been re-classified as an Unattended Death and remains an active investigation.