UPDATE: Authorities Locate Runaway Teen

Updated on Feb. 3.

The Hawai`i Police Department reports that 16-year-old Brandon Ahia of Keaau, who had previously been reported as a runaway, was located in Puna in good health.

Original story published on Feb. 1.

The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Bradon Ahia who was reported as a runaway.

Ahia was last seen in the Keaau area on Saturday, January 30 at 11:30 pm.

He is described as 5-feet-11-inches tall and 140-150 pounds, with short black hair with faded sides, brown eyes, and piercings on both ears. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants, and red/black Reebok brand shoes.

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

HPD provided photo.