06-10-20 Missing persons: Justin Brian Soares Jr, Justina Soares, Justice Soares

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Juvenile Aid Section, Area I
Lieutenant Sandor Finkey
Phone: (808) 961-2254
Report No. 20-43908

 Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island Police are searching for three siblings who were last seen in the Pahoa area yesterday (June 9).

Police were contacted by investigators from the Child Welfare Services who were in the process of retrieving the siblings from the residence to re-evaluate their placement. It was reported that the children left the residence together on foot prior to the arrival of Child Welfare Services.

12-year-old Justin Brian Soares Jr. is the youngest of the three and was last seen leaving his Alamihi Street residence in Hawaiian Beaches yesterday at approximately 2:00 p.m. and is described as approximately 4-feet-11-inches, weighing about 132 pounds, with medium length black hair and brown eyes.  

He was last seen wearing blue basketball type shorts, a blue flannel blanket, and black Crocs footwear. Justin Jr. may be in the company of his siblings Justina and Justice, all who left the residence together.

Justina Soares is a 14-year-old female standing about 5-feet-5-inches, weighing about 144 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Justice Soares is a 16-year-old female, standing about 5-feet-1-inch, weighing about 135 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating these three juveniles and ask anyone with information to contact Officer James Steffen of the Area I Juvenile Aid Section at (808) 961-8810, via email at james.steffen@hawaiicounty.gov or call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.


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