DHS confirms that teen stowaway has left HawaiiUPDATED 8:32 PM HST May 03, 2014Video Transcript
The boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet that landed on Maui -- is no longer in here in the islands. An official with the Hawaii Department of Human Services say 15-year-old Yahya Abdi is safe. No information on HOW or WHEN he left, who he traveled with OR where he went. The boys father arrived in Hawaii this week to bring him back to California... But family members say he wasn't allowed to see his son. The teenager was kept in a Honolulu hospital after being transferred from the Maui airport TO state custody. He miraculously survived a 5 and a half hour flight despite freezing cold temperatures AND lack of oxygen.