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Police seek missing Kailua-Kona teen


Update: Shania Akiona located unharmed. More details here. (9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28)

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

Shania Akiona was last seen in Kailua-Kona July 8.

She is described as Hawaiian, 5-foot-2- inches tall, weighing 105 pounds, with long black hair and brown eyes.

Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call the Police Department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311.

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