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UPDATE: Missing 13-Year-Old Girl Found

November 13, 2017, 3:22 PM HST
* Updated November 16, 7:53 AM
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UPDATE: Nov. 15, 2017

The Hawaiʻi Island Police Department said that the 13-year-old Nāʻālehu girl who was reported missing has been located.  Melelani Leaverton was found in Hilo on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in good condition.

ORIGINAL POST: Nov. 13, 2017

The Hawaiʻi Island Police Department is searching for a 13-year-old Nāʻālehu girl who was reported missing.

Melelani Leaverton was last seen in Nāʻālehu on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

Melelani Leaverton was last seen on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

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She is described as 5-feet 7 inches tall, weighing about 160 pounds, with shoulder-length brown hair, medium-brown complexion, medium build and brown eyes.

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She was last seen wearing a blue tank top and blue shorts.

Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at (808) 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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The Crime Stoppers TV Program is available on-demand from Nā Leo TV.

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