Big Island Police need help looking for missing teen

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island police need the public's help in finding 16-year-old Vernon Kahele of Miloli'i. He has been missing since Christmas Day.

Kahele is described as Samoan-Hawaiian, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-9, 135-150 pounds with dark brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with any information on his whereabouts should call Officer Robert Sakata at 326-4646, extension 276. Callers who would like to remain anonymous should contact Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.

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