Police searching for woman reported missing


Big Island police are asking the public’s help locating a 50-year-old woman, who was reported as missing.

Charmaine Burns is described as being 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 270 pounds with brown shoulder-length hair and a fair complexion, according to the Hawaii County Police Department, which could not be immediately reached for more information. She wears glasses.

Burns may be operating a green Toyota Echo sedan bearing license plate HJV502, 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 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.