UPDATE: Runaway Teen Located

Updated on Nov. 18.

The Hawaiʻi Police Department reports that Tyra Dalija-Airinios was located in the Puna area in good health. She had previously been reported as a runaway.

Original story published on Nov. 10.

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

It was reported that 14-year-old Tyra Dalija-Airinios ran away from her Pahoa home on Tuesday, November 10 at approximately 12:30 a.m. and has not returned home since.

She is described as 5-feet-2-inches tall, weighing approximately 100 lbs, with black shoulder-length hair and brown eyes.  She has a one-inch scar on her right temple and was last seen wearing ripped blue jeans and a jeans jacket. 

Police are asking anyone with information on her whereabouts to contact the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Puna Patrol Officer Michael Sailer at (808) 965-2716.

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.

HPD photo.