The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the body of a man found in Kailua Wednesday as Benjamin Awong, 38.
The cause of death is pending.
Police said a pair of hunters discovered the body of a man, later identified as Awong, near Aleka Place and Old Kalanianaole Road in Kailua at about 1:06 p.m.
He was found on the side of a mountain off a dirt trail in the Norfolk subdivision.
Police classified the case as a homicide after they determined injuries to Awong were suspicious.
The murder investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about the case can call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or send anonymous web tips to www.honolulucrimestoppers.org or via the P3 Tips app.