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Police: 1 of 2 Runaway Teens Located

July 25, 2022, 11:16 AM HST
* Updated July 25, 11:18 AM
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Update: Big Island police reported Monday, July 25, that 15-year-old Mary Costner was located Sunday, July 24, in good health in Kona. No new information was provided in regard to 17-year-old Anuhea Pinheiro-Basques.

Original story: Big Island police are asking for the public’s help with locating two missing teens.

The Hawai‘i Police Department says 17-year-old Anuhea Pinheiro-Basques and 15-year-old Mary Costner were reported as runaways. Both were last seen at 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, in the 1700 block of Kino‘ole Street in Hilo.

Pinherio-Basques is described as Hawaiian, about 5, feet 2 inches tall, weighing 119 pounds, with a small build. She was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, gray sweatpants and white shoes.

Costner is described as local, about 5, feet 4 inches tall, weighing 145 pounds, with a medium build. She was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black sweatpants and slippers.


Anyone with information about either girl’s whereabouts is asked to call the police department’s nonemergency line at 808-935-3311 or contact Officer Oliver Agustin via email at [email protected].

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