Dayne Kawika Ortiz
Ortiz, approximate photo date 2013 Tattoo on Ortiz's chest Tribal sleeve on Ortiz's arm
Missing since: 11/02/2013
Type of missing case: Lost/Injured Missing
Biracial, Pacific Islander, White
Date of Birth: 10/24/1995 (24)
Age at time of disappearance: 18 years old
Height / Weight: 6'0, 175 pounds
Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: Black size 33 "SoCal" board shorts.
Other characteristics: Biracial (Caucasian/Pacific Islander) male. Ortiz has a tattoo of his last name "ORTIZ" across his chest and a full tribal sleeve tattoo on his arm. Photos of his tattoos are posted with this case summary.
Details at time of disappearance: Ortiz was last seen in a kayak in the waters fronting the Mokuleia Polo Fields in Waialua, Hawaii on November 2, 2013. He was having difficulty in rough water about 100 yards from shore, then his kayak capsized and he vanished in the water. He has never been heard from again. That evening, his empty kayak was found washed ashore. A few days later, divers found two pieces of his board shorts.
An extensive search, covering more than 720 square miles, turned up no sign of Ortiz. He is presumed drowned. He was a senior at Farrington High School in 2013, and played on the football team.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Honolulu Police Department
Other information: NamUs
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Dayne Ortiz's Facebook Page
Dayne Ortiz's Obituary
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Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated May 26, 2020