Big Island Police Searching for Missing 35-Year-Old Puna Woman

Update: Hawai’i Island Police have located Heather Rose Brooks who was reported missing earlier this afternoon (November 4). She was located in good condition in Kailua-Kona. Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 35-year-old Puna woman who has been reported as missing. Heather Rose Brooks was last seen in the Pāhoa area (October 21). She is […]

Big Island Police Searching for Missing 27-Year-Old Puna Woman

UPDATE:  Hawaiʻi Island police have located Sadie Ditus who was reported as missing earlier today (October 9).  She was found in good condition in Hilo at 11:00 a.m. Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 27-year-old Puna woman reported as missing. Sadie Ditus, was last seen in Hilo (October 3). She is 5-feet-8-inches, 115 pounds, […]

Big Island Police Searching for Missing 43-Year-Old Woman

Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 43-year-old missing woman. Colleen Pabre was last seen in the Keaʻau area in (August 2017). She is described as Caucasian, 5-feet-9-inches, 150 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes. She has been known to reside in the Puna district. Police ask anyone with information […]

Big Island Police Searching for Missing 35-Year-Old Woman Last Seen in Kalapana

Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 35-year-old missing woman. Parker Godwin was last seen in the Kalapana area on (August 6). She is described as Caucasian, 5-feet-10-inches, 145 pounds, brown shoulder length hair, blue eyes and a “Led Zeppelin” tattoo on her lower back. She primarily resides in the Hilo […]

Big Island Police Searcing for Missing 15-Year-Old Puna Girl

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Puna girl reported as missing. Tanika Nihipali-Franchey was last seen at her residence (July 18). She is described as 4-feet-9-inches, 115 pounds, with brown eyes and shoulder-length brown hair. Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call Officer Kenneth Ishii at the Puna Police Station […]

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Five Missing Army Aviators

The Coast Guard suspended the active search at noon Monday for five Army aviators who went missing Tuesday night approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. “A decision to suspend searching without finding survivors is extremely difficult given the depth of its impact and I know I speak for the entire Coast Guard when I […]

Big Island Police Searching for Missing 16-Year-Old Puna Girl

UPDATE: Hawaiʻi Island police have located 16-year-old Haven Herzig of Puna who was reported missing on (July 20).  She was found unharmed on Saturday, (August 19), at 7:00 p.m. Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 16-year-old Puna girl reported as missing. Haven Herzig, was last seen at her residence (July 20). She is described as […]

Navy Ship USS John S. McCain Collides With Merchant Vessel – 10 Sailors Missing, 5 Injured

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) was involved in a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Strait of Malacca and Singapore on Aug. 21. There are currently 10 Sailors missing and five injured. Four of the injured were medically evacuated by a Republic of Singapore Navy […]

Search Enters Third Day for Missing Army Aviators off Oahu

Responders enter day three in the continuing search for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point, Friday. Searching are: Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349) and crew from Base Honolulu Coast Guard […]

Search Enters Second Day for 5 Missing Army Aviators Off Oahu

Responders enter day two in the continuing the search for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point, Thursday. Searching are: Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu UH-60 Black Hawk from Wheeler Army Airfield CH-47 Chinook helicopter aircrew from Wheeler […]

Army Helicopter Down – Search Continues for 5 Missing Aviators Off Oahu

Responders are continuing the search for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point, Oahu, Wednesday. Searching are: HC-130 Hercules airplane aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point Coast Guard Cutter Ahi […]

Big Island Police Searching for Missing 15-Year-Old Captain Cook Girl

Hawaiʻi Island police are still searching for a 15-year-old Captain Cook girl who was reported missing. Irene Hernandez was last seen in Hilo on (December 8, 2016). She is described as Hispanic, 5-feet-one-inch, 150 pounds, stocky build, tan complexion, with shoulder length brown hair and hazel eyes. Police ask anyone with any information about her […]

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Big Island Man

The Coast Guard suspended the active search Friday for a man in the water in the vicinity of Ka’alu’alu Bay on the Big Island. Shane Romena, 48, remains missing. “Our sincerest condolences go out to Romena’s family and friends during this difficult time,” said Senior Chief Brian Wear, a command duty officer at Coast Guard […]

Search for Missing Fisherman Called Off Until Tomorrow

A search for a missing fisherman at Kaalualu Bay has been called off for the night and will resume tomorrow: Situation Found at Scene: Per bystander, witnessed male party fall down the cliff into the ocean. Upon arrival of C-1 and C-2, aerial survey done with negative findings. Cause: Under investigation by HPD Remarks: Search […]

Big Island Police Searching for Missing 17-Year-Old Kona Girl

7/3/17 UPDATE: Hawaiʻi Island police have located 17-year-old Nahoni Chaul of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing. She was found unharmed on the island of Kauai on (June 30). Hawai`i Island police are searching for a 17-year-old Kailua-Kona girl who was reported missing. Nahoni Chaul was last seen in Kailua-Kona on (June 20). She is described […]

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Solo-Sailor in South Pacific

The Coast Guard suspended the active search Thursday for a solo-sailor aboard the 36-foot sailing vessel Celebration last reported 1,800 miles southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. Richard Carr, 71, remains missing. “Mr. Carr had a deep passion for sailing and was on a very long and arduous voyage,” said Capt. Robert Hendrickson, chief of response, Coast […]

Big Island Police Searching for Missing 17-Year-Old Kona Girl

6/22/17 UPDATE:  Hawai`i Island police have located 17-year-old Leilani Alvarado of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing.  She was found unharmed on the island of Kauai on Thursday morning (June 21). Hawai`i Island police are searching for a 17-year-old girl who was reported missing. Leilani Alvarado was last seen in Kailua-Kona on (May 3) She is […]

Big Island Police Searching for 15-Year-Old Girl Reported Missing Again

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Hilo girl who was reported missing again. Kahli Akau was last seen in South Hilo, in the Olu street area on (May 4). She is described as Hawaiian, 5-foot-4-inches, 115-pounds with long brown hair, brown eyes, and a fair complexion. Police ask anyone with information on her […]

Big Island Police Searching for Missing 59-Year-Old Honomu Man

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help in searching for a 59-year-old Honomū man who was reported missing on (March 20). Glenn S. Oyama was last seen in Hilo on March 19 at about 11:30 p.m. He has a condition that requires medication. He is described as Japanese, 5-foot-7, 190 pounds, […]

Big Island Police Searching for Missing 32-Year-Old Woman

Big Island Police are looking for Crystal Lemaster, Female age 32, 4’11 approximately 140 lbs with brown eyes and a partially shaved head, last seen wearing red plaid clothing. She was last seen in Kurtistown, Puna district