Police seeking missing woman in Mountain View

Hawaii Island Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 24-year-old, Espernanzania “Hope” Hernandez. She was last seen in the Mountain View area and has not been seen or heard from since Saturday, Oct. 24 at approximately 11:00 am.

Hernandez is described as being of Mexican descent, having a small build, 5-feet-2-inches tall, 110-115 pounds, brown eyes, and short bleached blonde hair. Hernandez was last seen wearing a teal halter top, and green khaki shorts.

Police ask anyone with information on the whereabouts of Hernandez to call the police department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311, or Officer Laura Torres of Puna Patrol.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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