HPD Seeks Help Locating Runaway

The Hawai`i Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating a 15-year-old Hilo boy who was reported as a runaway.

Keali‘i Kaniho was last seen in Hilo on January 11, 2021, around 9:15 p.m. He is described as being 5-feet-4-inches, approximately 120 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair and has “Kaniho” tattooed on his back. Kaniho was last seen wearing a dark blue hoodie, blue jeans, and slippers.

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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