PUNA, Hawaii - 15-year-old Tonio Thomas was last seen in the Hawaiian Paradise Park area on December 19th, but has not been seen since.

Hawaii Island Police are asking for the public assistance in locating Thomas -- who is described as 5'8", weighing 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on his location is asking to call Officer Lisa Ebesugawa at the Pahoa Police Station at (808) 965-2716, or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.