Search Continues For Missing Haiku Woman

The Maui Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 35-year-old Amanda Eller who was reported missing on Thursday, May 9.

Eller was last seen on May 8 at 7:30 a.m.

Her white Toyota RAV4 was found by police in the parking lot at the Makawao Forest Reserve on May 9 at about 9:50 a.m.

On Friday, about sixty personnel from MPD, Maui Fire Department, State DLNR Forestry, American Medical Response as well as volunteers from Maui Search & Rescue continued a coordinated search for the Haiku woman.

About fifty volunteers from the public came throughout the day to assist with the search of both the east and west trails of the Kahakapao Loop in the Makawao Forest Reserve.

MPD describes Eller as 5-feet-7-inches tall and 140 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Searches are being conducted on foot, to include the use of tracking dogs, as well as by air with the use of a helicopter and drones.

Search efforts started Thursday until nightfall and resumed at first light on Fridayand are on-going until darkness makes it too dangerous to continue.

If she is located or if anyone has any information on her whereabouts, please contact the Maui Police Department at (808)244-6400 or 911 in an emergency.



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