Fran Uilani Kaniho

Above: Kaniho, circa 1988


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 1988 from Volcano Village, Hawaii
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 1968
  • Age: 19 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'9, 150 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Biracial (Caucasian/Pacific Islander) female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Some agencies spell Kaniho's last name "Kahiho." She is of native Hawaiian and Portuguese descent.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Kaniho was last seen inside her residence on Wright Road in the Volcano Village area of Hawaii County, Hawaii sometime during August 1988. She has never been heard from again. Her father alleged that her mother left with Kaniho when she was two years old in 1971. He claimed that he did not know their daughter was missing until 2002, nearly 14 years after Kaniho vanished. Few details are available in Kaniho's case, which remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Hawaii County Police Department
    Hilo Criminal Investigation Section



    Source Information
    Hawaii County Police Department
    Unsolved Mysteries Publications
    The Doe Network


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 11, 2005; date of birth added.

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