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Body found in Puna was that of missing Pahoa man, 76

  • COURTESY HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
                                Michael Rosenbaum, 76, of Pahoa, had been missing. His body, found Saturday at MacKenzie State Recreational Area in Puna, was identified today.

    COURTESY HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Michael Rosenbaum, 76, of Pahoa, had been missing. His body, found Saturday at MacKenzie State Recreational Area in Puna, was identified today.

Hawaii County police identified today the body of a man found Saturday at MacKenzie State Recreation Area in Puna as 76-year-old Michael Rosenbaum of Pahoa.

Rosenbaum had been reported missing on July 24 and was reportedly last seen alive July 22 in Pahoa town.

Police have classified this case as a second-degree murder.

Police ask anyone who may have information related to this investigation, or who may have seen Rosenbaum between July 22 and 24, to call the police non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311, or Detective Jeremy Kubojiri at (808) 961-2378 or email jeremy.kubojiri@hawaiicounty.gov or Lieutenant Rio Amon-Wilkins of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2252 or email rio.amon-wilkins@hawaiicounty.gov.

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