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Hawai`i County Police Locate Missing Teenager

August 28, 2014, 9:27 AM HST
* Updated August 28, 11:16 AM
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A Hawai`i Island teenager who had been missing since July has been located.

Hawai`i County Police report 16-year-old Shania Akiona of Kailua-Kona was found unharmed about 5 p.m. Wednesday.

It is not certain as to where she was located, but police say she was by herself at the time.

Akiona’s foster parent reported her missing on July 8.

Police say she has now been returned to her foster home.

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