Police seek akina


Police are searching for an 18-year-old woman wanted on an arrest warrant for violating probation.

Kimberly Akina is Filipina, 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds with brown eyes and long red hair. She is also wanted for questioning in connection with a variety of cases stemming from an identity theft investigation. She has no permanent address but may be in Kona or Hilo.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call the Police Department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters 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. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.