The Hawai`i Police Department is searching for a 15-year-old Puna girl reported as missing.
Tanika Nihipali-Franchey was last seen at her residence on July 18. She is described as 4-feet-9-inches, 115 pounds, with brown eyes and shoulder-length brown hair.
Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call Officer Kenneth Ishii at the Puna Police Station (808) 965-2716 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at (808) 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 doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller I D. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.