UPDATE: Runaway Teen Located

Updated on March 9, 2021.

The Hawai`i Police Department reports that 14-year-old Kekamakahiau Kepano of Kea‘au, who was reported as a runaway, was located in Puna in good health. 

Original story published on March 8, 2021.

The Hawai`i Police Department is searching for 14-year-old Kekamakahiau Kepano of Kea‘au who was reported as a runaway.

Kepano was last seen in Hilo on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 3:15 p.m.

He is described as Hawaiian, 5-feet-11-inches tall, weighing 220 pounds, with brown eyes and medium-length brown hair.

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

HPD provided photo.