Police locate teen, 16

  • Kylie Kepa, 16, was last seen around 1:30 a.m. Sept. 10 in the Mountain View area, according to the Hawaii Police Department.

Update: The Hawaii Police Department reported Tuesday morning that 16-year-old Kylie Kepa was located in Hilo in good health on Monday. She had previously been reported as a runaway.

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a juvenile female who was reported as a runaway.

Kylie Kepa, 16, was last seen around 1:30 a.m. Sept. 10 in the Mountain View area, according to the Hawaii Police Department. She is described as being 5 feet, 2 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds, with long straight black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing black leggings with a black and white tank top.

Anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of Kepa should contact Detective Richard Itliong of the Area I Juvenile Aid Section at (808) 961-2278, via email at richard.itliong@hawaiicounty.gov or the department’s nonemergency line at (808) 935-3311.

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