5-24-23 (Update) Three Female Runaways Located

Hawai‘i Police Department
Juvenile Aid Section – Area I
Police Officer III/K-9 Handler Officer Corey M. Kaneko
Phone: (808) 961-8843
Report Numbers: 23-036620, 23-098904, 23-040838

Media Release

Hawai‘i Island police report that three East Hawai‘i female runaways have been located in good health. All three were located in Hilo in separate incidents. The found runaways include:

  • Serenity Salmo-Kaawa, age 14, was located on Tuesday, May 16, (Report No. 23-036620).
  • Jaysea Smith, age 17, was located on Tuesday, May 16, (Report No. 23-098904).
  • Debera Jean Pavao, age 14, was located on Tuesday, May 2, (Report No. 23-040838).

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