Updated at 9:15 a.m.
The Hawai`i Police Department reports that Jan Shon Liao has been located in good condition.
Original story published at 8:40 a.m.
The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Pāhoa woman who was reported missing.
Jan Shon Liao, 63, was last seen at about 10 a.m. on Thursday, in the parking lot of a retail establishment on East Makaʻala Street in Hilo.
Liao is described as Chinese, 5-feet-1-inch and 130 pounds. She has short gray hair and brown eyes.
Authorities say she was last seen wearing a white long-sleeved shirt, red vest, dark-blue shorts and a white baseball-type cap. She was also carrying a blue handbag and multi-colored shopping bag.
Liao has a medical condition that requires medication.
Anyone who may have information about her whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emerge ncy line at (808) 935-3311 or Detective Levon Stevens of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2377 or Levon.Stevens@hawaiicounty.gov
HPD provided photo of Jan Shon Liao.