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UPDATE: Honokaʻa Girl Found in Good Health

January 18, 2019, 11:31 AM HST
* Updated January 26, 1:22 PM
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Hi‘ilei Peneku. Courtesy photo.

UPDATE: 1.25. 19, 4:36 PM

The Hawaiʻi Police Department has located 16-year-old Hi‘ilei Peneku who was previously reported as missing.

She was located in Hilo on Friday, Jan, 18, in good health.

ORIGINAL POST: 1.18.19, 11:31 PM

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching a Hi‘ilei Peneku, a 16-year-old girl who was reported missing from the Honokaʻa Town area since Jan. 16, 2019.

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She is about 5-feet-7-inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with brown eyes, long brown hair and a light complexion. She has a tattoo of a sunflower on her right shoulder.

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Police ask that anyone with information on her whereabouts call the Hawai‘i Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Officer Luke Watkins of the Hāmākua Patrol Division at (808) 775-7533 or email Sergeant Dean Uyetake at [email protected].

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