Kona teen reported missing


Big Island police are searching for a 17-year-old Kona boy who was reported missing.

Christopher Borst was last seen Aug. 10 in Kailua-Kona, according to the Hawaii Police Department. He is described as Caucasian, 6 feet 1 inch tall, weighing 175 pounds with a tattoo of woven lauhala with an island chain on his right chest and an oval birthmark on his left waistline.

He is known to frequent body board surf spots, according to police.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311. Those who prefer to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.