08-07-20 Police request public’s help locating endangered Hilo woman

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigation Section, Area I
Lieutenant Rio Amon-Wilkins
Phone: (808) 961-2252
Report No.: C17011438

Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help in locating a 72-year-old Hilo woman who was reported missing since April 2017. She is considered endangered due to a medical condition which requires medication.

Glynda Evangelista was last seen on Monday, April 24, 2017, in Hilo at the 500 block of Kīlauea Avenue. 

Evangelista is described as being 5-foot-4, approximately 200 pounds, medium build with short salt-and-pepper hair, hazel colored eyes, wears prescription glasses and has a fair complexion.  She was last seen wearing a dark jacket and orange and yellow colored floral dress, carrying a blue backpack.

Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Lieutenant Rio Amon-Wilkins at (808) 961-2252 or via email at Rio.Amon-Wilkins@hawaiicounty.gov.

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