UPDATE: Missing 12-Year-Old Located

Updated at12 p.m. on July 13. 

The Hawai`i Police Department has located 12-year-old Niau Paulos who was reported as missing on Thursday.

He was found at about 11:15 a.m. on Friday in Waimea and in good condition.

Original story published at 4:24 p.m. on July 12. 

The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 12-year-old Niau Paulos who has been reported as missing.

Paulos is described as 5-feet-six-inches and 120 pounds with a medium build, brown hair and brown eyes.

Police say Paulos was last seen in the vicinity of Church of the Nazarene on Kupulau Road in Hilo. He was wearing a grey Nike T-shirt, salmon-colored shorts, a black hat and brown shoes.

Anyone having information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.

HPD provided photo of Niau Paulos.