8-09-21 Police Renew Request for Assistance in Locating Two East Hawai‘i Runaways

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Juvenile Aid Section – Area I
Officer Corey M. Kaneko
Phone: (808) 961-8843
Report No.: 20-057273 and 21-024833

Media Release

Hawai‘i Island police are renewing their request in asking for the public’s assistance in locating two east Hawai‘i runaways.

Sixteen-year-old Makahiki Ikaika Moala was last seen in the Keaukaha/Banyan Drive area of Hilo on July 29, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.

He is described as having a dark complexion, being between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall, 170-190 pounds, with short black or possibly copper colored hair and brown eyes.  

Sixteen-year-old Maycee Ahsui-Mendoza of Pāhoa was last seen in the Kea‘au area on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at 8:00 p.m., wearing a gray and white hoodie style sweatshirt, blue jean pants, and black tennis shoes.

She is described as Filipino, 5 feet tall, 100 to 135 pounds, with shoulder length dark brown hair and brown eyes. She is known to frequent the Pahoa area.

Police ask anyone who may have information on either Moala’s or Ahsui-Mendoza’s whereabouts to contact Corey Kaneko of the Area I Juvenile Aid Section at (808) 961-8843, via email at corey.kaneko@hawaiicounty.gov or the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

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