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Police Search for Missing Hilo Toddler

September 7, 2015, 6:38 PM HST
* Updated September 7, 6:40 PM
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A two-year-old Hilo boy has been reported as missing.

The Hawai’i Police Department says that Jonah Palakiko-Lono was last seen on Saturday at Onekahakaha Beach Park in Hilo.

Palakiko-Lono was dropped off at the park to visit with his father, identified as 43-year-old Kaleo K. Palakiko. Palakiko does not have a permanent address.

Police describe the two-year-old as part Hawaiian. He is about two-feet tall and weighs about 10 to 15 pounds. Palakiko-Lono has black medium length hair and brown eyes.

The boys father, Palakiko, is described by police as Hawaiian with a dark complexion. He is 5-foot-9 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. Palakiko reportedly has black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black baseball hat, a gray t-shirt, and gray shorts.

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Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts should call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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Individuals who wish to remain anonymous should call the Big Island Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300.

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