Pahoa teen missing


Big Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Pahoa girl who was reported missing. Kaiini Nihoa was last seen at Spencer Beach Park in South Kohala at 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

Nihoa is described as Hawaiian, 5-foot-2, 140 to 150 pounds, with brown eyes and black shoulder-length hair. She was last seen wearing gray shorts with white trim, a gray top with white stripes, and slippers, police said.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call the Police Department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311 or call Officer Jerome Manuel at 326-4646, ext. 303. Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.