Vigil held for Dayne OrtizUPDATED 8:18 AM HST Nov 05, 2013Video Transcript
missing teenager. Dayne Ortiz hasn't been seen since Saturday, but tonight his family was shown just how he much meant to his extended "family" -- classmates, coaches and his school. KITV4's Paul Drewes has details on this special ceremony. Thousands crowded onto the Farrington campus to offer comfort to one another and to show their support for the Ortiz family. any nat of ceremony here Some students sang songs, others prayed, as family and coaches shared stories about #29 Dayne Ortiz. coach@39:21-39:36 "he was such a special person, just followed instructions, never grumbled, quiet in the locker room the thing that I will miss was that he was so dependable to do the job as best as he can" Banners and signs weren't the only visible reminders of how much ortiz meant to the school, so were the tears shed tonight. fina iropo- 9th grader@31:22 "he meant a lot to us. even though I didn't know him that much, he was a governor and we stick together as a family" randeatte@33:20 "we just want to remember him and remember the good times and remember the smile really wonderful kid" This hour-long tribute gave those gathered here a chance to share a smile about Dayne and to also grieve his sudden disappearance. The teenager was fishing on Oahu's North Shore when his kayak capsized in rough surf. He has not been found since. Seeing the impact dayne had on his school and community gave his family some peace during this difficult time. uncle@35:57-36:12 " a lot of teary eyed people here but it was from the time they remembered with him that's why the tears flow. Because you know a person you enjoy spending time with he will be deeply missed" Dayne will be missed on the football field as well. The governors will play friday night against Baldwin on Maui. But on this night, his team isn't going it alone. Their last opponents -- the entire Mililani football team gave up practice to be here as well. pumba@40:23-40:30 "once the game is over we come together as one, it showed a lot for them and their coach to show their support for us" 2:00-2:14 "It hits home, we're all brothers in one sense, it was an eye- opener and we just need to enjoy life and cherish one another more" Divers and rescue crews have searched for Ortiz for the past two days. While they found part of his surf shorts, there has been no other sign of him. The Honolulu fire department plans to conduct a shoreline search tomorrow morning, then use boats and jet skis on the water again.