Missing Teen Sought by Police

The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a juvenile female who was reported missing.

Shayla Smith-Akiona, 14, was last seen in the Puainako area of Kinoʻole Street on April 7 at approximately 1 p.m.

She is described as being 5-feet-5-inches and 110 pounds, with long black hair, light complexion, and brown eyes.  

She was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray hoodie, a black T-shirt with “Nike Air” printed in pink along with a black and purple backpack.

Police ask anyone who may have information about the whereabouts of Smith-Akiona to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or contact Officer James Steffen of the Area I Juvenile Aid Section at (808) 961-8810 or via email at james.steffen@hawaiicounty.gov.

HPD provided photo.