UPDATE: Authorities Again Searching for Teen Runaway

Updated on Feb. 12.

An update is being provided on runaway Lokelani Troche-Nobriga of Hilo.

The Hawai`i Police Department reports that 14-year-old Troche-Nobriga was found in Hilo in good health on February 11, 2021 at 11:50 a.m.

A few hours later, Troche-Nobriga was again reported as a runaway. She was last seen in the area of Kilauea Avenue between Wilson Street and Barenaba Lane.

She is described as a local female with a fair complexion, roughly 5-feet in height, 115-120 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Troche-Nobriga was last seen with her hair in two pig tails, wearing a plaid long-sleeved shirt with ripped denim jeans, carrying a green backpack, wearing a red mask, and riding a skateboard.  

Police ask anyone who may have information regarding Troche-Nobriga’s whereabouts to contact Officer Corey Kaneko of the Area I Juvenile Aid Section at (808) 961-8843, or via email at corey.kaneko@hawaiicounty.gov or the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

Updated on Jan. 25.

The Hawai`i Police Department reports that 14-year-old Lokelani Troche-Nobriga of Hilo, who had previously been reported as a runaway, was located in Puna in good health.

Original story published on Jan. 18.

The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 14-year-old Lokelani Troche-Nobriga of Hilo who was reported as a runaway.

Troche-Nobriga was last seen in Hilo on Monday, January 11, around 8:30 p.m.

Troche-Nobriga is described as being 4-feet-11-inches, approximately 119 pounds, with brown eyes, and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a black jacket, light blue jeans, and red shoes.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers and (808) 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.   

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