Missing Since: February 11, 1988 from Honolulu, Hawaii
Classification: Endangered Missing
Date Of Birth: April 10, 1975
Age: 12 years old
Height and Weight: 4'11, 75 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian (Chinese) female. Black hair, brown eyes. Li's teeth were slightly crooked at the time of her 1988 disappearance, and her eye teeth were only partially grown in. She may use variations of her name as follows: Jiezhao Li, Li Jiezhao and/or Li Jie Zhao.
Details of Disappearance
Li was a student at Royal Elementary School in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1988. She selling benefit tickets for her class door-to-door in her neighborhood on February 11, 1988. Li was last seen near the 7-11 convenience store on Nuuanu Avenue and Kuakini Street at approximately 4:45 p.m. Li's family lived in an apartment on Nuuanu Avenue and she promised to return by approximately 6:00 p.m. Her mother gave her a wristwatch and Li said she would time herself when selling her tickets. Li never returned home and has not been seen again.
Li's family began searching for her that evening; the authorities were brought in the following morning. No trace of Li has been located. Investigators believe she may have been abducted and foul play is suspected in her case.
Li was born in China. She emigrated to the United States three years before her disappearance. Her case is unsolved.
Investigating Agency Charley Project
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Honolulu Police Department