Oahu police continue search for missing Waianae teenUPDATED 11:12 PM HST Jul 08, 2014Video Transcript
on a missing Waianae teen. 15-year old Richard Vierra Junior has been missing for nearly FOUR days now. Police say he began his hike Saturday near his home in Waianae. He called his mom to say he was coming back down -- but was not seen or heard from since. And tonight, rescue crews are ramping up their search. 33:05-33:25 "RIGHT NOW THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IS EXPANDING ITS SEARCH. WE'RE GOING OVER A LARGER GEOGRAPHICAL AREA. WE'VE SEARCHED EXTENSIVELY IN THE TRAIL, THE ORIGINAL TRAIL BEHIND ALA AKAU STREET. WE'RE GOING PROGRESSIVELY FURTHER AND FURTHER IN AREAS WHERE HE MAY BE." Vierra is 15-years-old, 5-5, 120 pounds, with short reddish hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark blue shirt with white lettering, shorts, and carrying a light blue backpack. If you've seen him, please call crimestoppers at 955-8300.