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Police asking for help locating missing nine year-old Kurtistown boy Wednesday (March 14) *UPDATE: FOUND*

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff

Disen Hue-Aragaki

Disen Hue-Aragaki

Hawaii County Police have reported a missing child. Nine year-old Disen Hue-Aragaki left his residence in Kurtistown at 4 p.m. Wednesday (March 14) and failed to return. Hue-Aragaki is described as being 4’6″ tall, 60 pounds, slim build, short black hair and Filipino. He was last seen wearing camo swim shorts and no shirt.

UPDATED (3/15/2012 at 10:26 AM)

Big Island police are searching for a 9-year-old Puna boy who has been missing since Wednesday afternoon (March 14).

The missing child is identified as Disen Hue-Aragaki. He is described as Filipino, 4-foot-6, 60 pounds, with a slim build, short black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing camouflage surf shorts and no shirt.

He apparently left his home—which is located just below the J. Hara Store—around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday following an argument.

Officers and detectives from Puna Patrol, the Juvenile Aid Section, the Criminal Investigations Section, the Vice Section and the Traffic Enforcement Unit are scouring the area, along with the aid of a scent-discriminating dog and a helicopter.

Police ask that anyone who may have seen the child or who has any information about his whereabouts call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Detective Joel Field at 961-2381.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.

UPDATED (3/15/2012 at 6:44 PM)

Missing nine year-old Kurtistown boy Disen Hue-Aragaki is reunited with family. Video of the reunion. See:

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