04-13-18 Missing person: Jan Shon Liao

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigation Section, Area I
Lieutenant Miles Chong
Phone: (808) 961-2252
Report No. C18010424




Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Pāhoa woman who was reported missing.

63-year-old Jan Shon Liao was last seen at about 10:00 a.m., yesterday morning, (April 12), in the parking lot of a retail establishment on East Makaʻala Street in Hilo. 

Liao is described as Chinese, 5-feet-1-inch, 130 pounds with short gray hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white long-sleeved shirt, red vest, dark-blue shorts and a white baseball-type cap. She was also carrying a blue handbag and multi-colored shopping bag.

She has a medical condition that requires medication.

Anyone who may have information about her whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Detective Levon Stevens of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2377 or Levon.Stevens@hawaiicounty.gov.


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