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The United States Coast Guard and Hawaii firefighters this week continued to search for a fisherman who disappeared after his friend said he hooked a large fish and fell overboard a boat in Hawaii.

Mark Knittle, a Hawaii resident, disappeared early Sunday while fishing off Hōnaunau , Hawaii.

The USCG and Hawaii County Fire Department officials began searching for Knittle after his friend reported him missing.

Here’s what we know so far about the missing person case:

Who is Mark Knittle?

Knittle is 65-year-old and from Captain Cook located in the District of South Kona on the Island of Hawaii.

Police described him as 5 feet 10 inches tall, 185 pounds, with curly brown hair with a white mustache and beard.

He was last seen wearing dark shorts and a dark shirt.

Hawai‘i Island police have launched a missing person investigation after a 65-year-old man went overboard while fishing on a boat off Hōnaunau on January 15, 2023.

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