HONOLULU (KHON2) — A candlelight service for Isabella Kalua, also known as Ariel Sellers, was held in Waimanalo and Kapolei on Sunday, Sept. 19, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
After Sunday’s search, the general public joined together for a candlelight service located at the Waimanalo District Park. A second service was also held on Kapolei Parkway — in front of the Ka Makana Ali’i Mall — for those who were unable to make it to Waimanalo.
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Over 400 candles wrapped in purple — Isabella’s favorite color — was assembled for the service. Its purpose was to provide hope that she will return home.
Isabella’s family also announced Sunday night that they will no longer host gatherings and search events at Waimanalo District Park. But the community is encouraged to continue searching for her safely.
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The 6-year-old was first reported as missing at 5 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 13.