Daughter of missing Waikiki woman makes tearful plea

Kimberly Jacobs
Kimberly Jacobs
Stan Jacobs
Stan Jacobs
Matt Williams
Matt Williams

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

HONOLULU (KHNL) - The daughter of a Waikiki woman who's been missing for about a month broke her silence Friday, pleading for the public's help in finding her mother.

Kimberly Jacobs left her purse and other belongings behind. Her family is praying for her safe return.

Tears stream down Autumn Day's face, the weight of her month-long ordeal quite clear. Despite extensive air and ground searches, there's still no sign of her mother, Kimberly Jacobs.

"I just, I really want my mother back," Day said through tears. "It's just so hard."

Family members describe the 47-year-old as an upbeat person who was involved in her community. But police say she was emotionally distraught when she vanished from her Waikiki apartment August 21st.

"It's so hard because there's nothing," Day said. "Just, it's like she just fell off the planet."

"It hurts really bad and it hurts my heart," Matt Williams, missing woman's nephew, said while choking back tears. "And I wish I knew something as opposed to nothing. That's why I'm here just trying to put the word out."

Jacobs' husband of three-and-a-half years plans a massive search in the Ala Moana area this Sunday.

"I miss everything about her," Stan Jacobs, missing woman's husband, said.

Even though his wife walks with a limp from having polio as a child, he believes she's gone unnoticed.

"If we have a real big blitz, we're hoping that that stops and that we all...sorry...can have Kimberly back," Stan Jacobs said while choking back tears.

If you'd like to help in this weekend's search, meet on Atkinson Drive near Ala Moana Center at 5:30 pm Sunday.

If you have any information about this case, call Honolulu police.