Police searching for missing Kona teen


Hawaii island police are searching for a 16-year-old Kona girl who was reported missing.

Shellsea Gouveia-Asuncion was last seen in Kealakekua on Feb. 24, according to the Hawaii Police Department. She is described as 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing 100 pounds with brown eyes and short black hair in a “mohawk”-style cut. She has a pierced tongue and wears gauges in both earlobes.

She was last seen wearing baggy black jeans, a black shirt printed with the word “Diamond,” a tan belt and black shoes, according to police.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call the department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.