10-year-old Hilo boy found safe, Hawaii police say

He was initially considered a runaway, but because of his age, he is considered a missing endangered child.
Published: Nov. 15, 2022 at 4:23 PM HST|Updated: Nov. 15, 2022 at 6:28 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police say a 10-year-old boy previously missing Tuesday has been located safe and in good health.

Kainoha Nowell, 10, was last seen in the 100 block of West Lanikaula Street in Hilo around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

He was initially reported as a runaway, however authorities grew increasingly concerned about his welfare because of his age.

By 5:45 p.m., county police said he was found in Hilo. They thanked the public for their assistance.