UPDATE: Missing Kona Woman Found

Updated on Dec. 20.

The Hawai`i Police Department reports that 36-year old Leipuanani Goings, who had been reported missing, has been located.

She was found in good health in Kailua-Kona on Dec. 20.

Original story published on Dec. 11.

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with locating a missing Kona woman. 

She is identified as 36-year-old Leipuanani Goings.

Goings was last seen on November 24 at 9 a.m. in Captain Cook. She is described as Hawaiian, 5-foot-5-inches tall, and approximately 130 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.  

She may be operating a black 2002 Chevy Trailblazer with Hawai`i license plate number MNA684.

Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts is asked to contact Officer Derek Toloumu at the Police non-emergency number at 808-935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 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 does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

A photo was not immediately available.