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UPDATE: Wailuku Woman Found After Missing Person Report

March 7, 2015, 11:58 AM HST
* Updated March 9, 12:24 PM
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Teresa Avaline Theise.

Teresa Avaline Theise.

By Maui Now Staff

***Update: Maui police say Teresa A. Theise, who was reported missing on Friday, was located at 6:40 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 in good health.  Maui police thanked the public and media for assisting in the investigation.

Maui police are seeking the public’s help in locating a Wailuku woman last seen on Friday afternoon, March 6, 2015.

Police say Teresa Avaline Theise, 71, has a history of Alzheimer’s and was reported missing at around 3:36 p.m. on Friday.

An Alzheimer counselor reportedly informed police that Theise called her from the parking lot of the Maui Medical Group in Wailuku.


Police conducted checks at the location, and at her last known address; however, were unable to locate her.


Theise is described as a Caucasian woman, standing 5-feet tall, weighing 120 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.

If anyone has information or have seen Theise, they are asked to please call Central Dispatch at (808) 244-6400 or 9-1-1. Detective Dennis Lee can also be reached at (808) 244-6423.

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