Police ask for help finding missing person

Hawaii Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 18-year-old Kanoelehua Awaa who was reported missing.

Awaa is described as being 5 feet 2 inches tall, 155 pounds, with brown eyes and long red hair.

She was last seen on Monday, July 26, 2021, in the Hawaiian Acres area of Puna wearing long-sleeve denim jacket.

Police ask anyone with any information about Awaa’s whereabouts to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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