UPDATED 8:35 p.m.:
Honolulu CrimeStoppers said 81-year-old Earl Ortiz has been located.
Ortiz returned to his Poailani Circle home about 7:20 p.m. He is now safe with his family, police said.
Honolulu police are asking for the public’s help in locating an 81-year-old Waipahu man who has dementia.
Honolulu CrimeStoppers said Earl Ortiz was last seen at his Poailani Circle home at 7 a.m. today, and family and friends are concerned for his well-being.
He is known to ride the bus to the Liliha Street area. He is described as 5-foot-2, 160 pounds, with salt-and-pepper hair, and brown eyes. He was wearing a dark jacket, colorful Bermuda shorts, and a black fanny pack.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or send anonymous web tips to www.honolulucrimestoppers.org.