Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 17-year-old Hilo boy who was reported missing.

Samson Mahu was last seen in Hilo on August 7.

He is described as Hawaiian, 5-foot-7, 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.​