Police searching for missing Puna teen


Hawaii Island police are searching for a 14-year-old Puna boy who was reported missing.

Santana Kobayashi was last seen Saturday at his Kalapana home, according to the Hawaii County Police Department. He is described as 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing 100 pounds with brown eyes and short black 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 Crime Stoppers at 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.