Reward in search for missing woman on Maui raised to $50,000

Reward in search for missing woman on Maui raised to $50,000
Amanda Eller, 35, remained missing Tuesday, six days after she is believed to have gone missing while hiking on Maui. (Photo: Facebook/FindAmanda)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Friends and family members who continue to search for a 35-year-old woman who went missing more than two weeks ago say they’ve raised the reward for information leading to her whereabouts to $50,000.

Volunteers have been searching a popular Maui hiking trail for any sign of Amanda Eller, who was last seen in surveillance video at the Haiku Market at around 10 a.m. on May 8.

Last week, Maui police officers said they were actively investigating Eller’s disappearance, poring over “numerous tips” and following up on leads.

[Read more: Family of missing Maui hiker flooded with donations to keep search efforts going]

“Although we’ve classified this case as a missing person ― and have no evidence to suggest otherwise ― detectives from our Crimes Against Persons Unit are meticulously sorting through all the information and data we’ve obtained," said Maui assistant Police Chief Victor Ramos.

"We are grateful for the many tips and bits of information we received from the general public.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Family & Friends of Amanda Eller are offering a reward of up to $50,000 for Definitive...

Posted by Findamanda on Friday, May 24, 2019

Her car and belongings, including her cell phone, were found in the parking lot of the Kahakapao Loop Trail of the Makawao Forest Reserve.

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