9-07-23 Police Seeking Runaway Kailea Kekipi

Hawai‘i Police Department
Hilo Patrol
Lieutenant Grant K. Todd
Phone: (808) 935-3311
Report No.: 23-085983          

Media Release

Hawai‘i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 13-year-old Kailea Kekipi, who was reported as a runaway. However, due to her age Kekipi is classified as an endangered missing child.

Kekipi was last seen on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at 08:00 p.m. on Kinoole St. in Hilo wearing a white hoodie and jeans.  

She is described as Hawaiian with a medium complexion, 5 feet tall, 105 pounds, with black shoulder-length hair and brown eyes.

Police ask anyone with information about Kekipi’s whereabouts to call the police department’s non-emergency number (808) 935-3311.

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