Runaway teen twins found in good health
Update: Maiya and Shaiya Mattos-Eblacas, who were previously reported as runaways, were located Nov. 9 in good health in Puna.
Original story: Authorities seek the public’s help locating twin 15-year-old girls who were reported as runaways.
Maiya Mattos-Eblacas and Shaiya Mattos-Eblacas were last seen in the area of the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Kea‘au on Tuesday at 4:15 a.m. Both Maiya and Shaiya are described as slender local females with fair complexions, 5 feet 2 inches tall, 120 pounds, with long brown hair and brown eyes.
Maiya has a scar on her right cheek.
Hawai‘i Police ask anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of Maiya and Shaiya Mattos-Eblacas to contact the police department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311.