HONOLULU (KHON2) — Hundreds of people on Tuesday joined the search for a missing 6-year-old girl who was last seen sleeping in her room Sunday night.
Police, family, friends, and even complete strangers, rallied together on Day 2 of the search for Isabella Kalua in Waimanalo. She’s also known as Ariel Sellers, the name given to her at birth.
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“We will continue this search as long as we need,” said Jamie Kumai, Isabella’s biological aunt. “We are going to continue until we find her or until we hear anything, and you know, all we could hope for is for the best, pray for the best. We ask if you know something, see something, hear something, say something.”
Kumai flew in from Maui as soon as she heard of Isabella’s disappearance. She searched all day on Monday and hasn’t stopped since.
“She’s not a wanderer, so this is very surprising me to us, out of character,” Kumai added.
Kumai says she has a lot of unanswered questions, but the main focus is to find Isabella.
Dozens of family and community members rushed into a portion of Bellows based on a tip a family member received. Military police soon joined after.
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“The truth will come out, and it will come out soon because the heat is hot in Waimanalo, and it’s hot and we’re coming,” Kumai said.