Police searching for missing Mountain View teen


Hawaii Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Mountain View boy who was reported missing.

Tovia Auala was last seen in Captain Cook on Jan. 18, according to the Hawaii Police Department. He is described as 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds with brown eyes and short dark brown hair.

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

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