UPDATE: Missing Teen Located

Updated on March 13.

The Hawai`i Police Department reports that 16-year-old Ryan Hernandez of Kealakekua has been located.

He was found unharmed in Kealakekua on Wednesday morning.

Original story published on October 29.

The Hawai`i Police Department is renewing its request for the public’s assistance in locating a 16-year-old Kona teen who was reported as missing.

Ryan Hernandez was reported missing on July 17, 2018. He was last seen in Kealakekua.

Police describe Hernandez as 5-feet and 130 pounds with a fair complexion, short black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who may have information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. of the Area II Juvenile Aid Section at (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 or calvin.delaries@hawaiicounty.gov.