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Update: Runaways Returned Home, Police Confirm

Posted April 6, 2022, 5:23 PM HST ·Updated April 7, 8:57 AM

Zipporah Ceda

Update: Kaua‘i Police Department reports the three juveniles have returned home.

Original story below:

The Kaua‘i Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating three juvenile runaways  ̶  Laryah Maloney, 15, of Kōloa, Zipporah Ceda, 15, of Kōloa, and Jayden Bernardo, 15, of Hanamāʿulu.

The last time they were seen was Monday around 6 p.m. in Nawiliwili near the Anchor Cove Shopping Center.

According to a preliminary report, they had planned to runaway together and possibly go to Kōkeʿe State Park.

Maloney is approximately 5-foot-3-inches tall and weighs about 115 pounds. She has brown eyes and brown hair and is of Hawaiian descent.

Ceda is approximately 5 feet tall and weighs about 115 pounds. She brown eyes and brown hair and is of Pacific Islander descent.

Bernardo is approximately 5-foot-6-inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair and is of Filipino descent.

If you have any information on their whereabouts, please contact Kauaʿi Police Department Dispatch 241-1711. If you wish to remain anonymous, please visit the Crime Stoppers Kauaʿi website at http://www.cskauai.org.

Laryah Maloney
Jayden Bernardo