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Police locate a boy reported missing in Ka‘u

UPDATED (4:02 p.m. on 6/7/2018)

Hawaii Island Police located Waiola Akiu, a 13-tear-old runaway. He turned himself in at 7:20 p.m., yesterday (June 6) at the Ka‘u Police Station. HPD thanks the public for their tips and assistance.


Waiola Akiu

Waiola Akiu

Hawaii Island Police are looking for Waiola Akiu, a 13-year-old runaway. He is described as 5’11” in height, 130 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Akiu was last seen wearing a green tank top and gray shorts. He was last seen on South Point Road in Ka‘u.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or the Ka‘u Police Station at (808) 939-2520.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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