Authorities Seek Help Locating Missing Teen

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

Janerine Kaspar, 16, was last seen in the Kurtistown area on April 6 at approximately 9:30 p.m.

She is described as being 5-feet tall, 100 pounds, with curly black hair, medium complexion, and brown eyes. Kaspar also wears plastic-framed glasses. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black long sleeve shirt. Kaspar frequents the Lanakila housing area in Hilo.

Police ask anyone who may have information about the whereabouts of Kaspar 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

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