One of Two Runaways Located in Good Health

June 16, 2022, 6:28 PM HST
* Updated June 16, 6:30 PM
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Update: Hawai‘i Island police report that Cherish Ahulau-Kaleo, who was previously reported as a runaway, was located in good health Monday, June 13, in Hilo. However, no new information was available about the whereabouts of Uilani Ahuna.

Original story: Hawai‘i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two female runaways, Uilani Ahuna and Cherish Ahulau-Kaleo. Both teens are 15 years old.

Ahuna, had previously been reported as a runaway in May and was found in South Kohala in good health on Friday, June 10.

Both Ahuna and Ahulau-Kaleo were last seen on the 1700 block of Kino‘ole Street in Hilo on Saturday, June 11 at 12:30 a.m.

Ahulau-Kaleo is described as Hawaiian with a tan complexion and thin build, about 5 feet 1 inch to 5 feet 9 inches tall, 105 to 120 pounds, with long brown hair with red streaks and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black top and jeans.


Ahuna is described as Hawaiian with a fair complexion and thin build, about 5 feet tall, 100 pounds, with long brown hair and brown eyes. Ahuna also has a burn scar on the inside of the lower portion of her right leg. She was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and denim shorts.


Police ask anyone with information on either teen’s whereabouts to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311.

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