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Police say missing child, 6-year-old Isabella Kalua was murdered, arrest adoptive parents

  • Video Courtesy Kealohi Kea

    The adoptive mother and father of missing Waimanalo girl Isabella Kalua were arrested today and the FBI raided their home in connection with the girl's disappearance.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Isaac and Lehua Kalua, the adoptive parents of missing 6-year-old Isabella, were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of second-­degree murder in part of an FBI and Honolulu police investigation into the child’s disappearance. FBI agents erected a tent Wednesday while investigating the Kalua family home at 41-610 Puha St. in Waimanalo.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Isaac and Lehua Kalua, the adoptive parents of missing 6-year-old Isabella, were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of second-­degree murder in part of an FBI and Honolulu police investigation into the child’s disappearance. FBI agents erected a tent Wednesday while investigating the Kalua family home at 41-610 Puha St. in Waimanalo.

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                                Isaac Kalua

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    Isaac Kalua

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                                Lehua Kalua

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    Lehua Kalua

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                                <strong>Isabella Kalua: </strong>
                                <em>The then 6-year-old was reported missing Sept. 13 </em>

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    Isabella Kalua:

    The then 6-year-old was reported missing Sept. 13

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Above, Kahu Manu Mook invoked an oli, or Hawaiian chant, Wednesday for Isabella on a corner near the Kalua family home.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, Kahu Manu Mook invoked an oli, or Hawaiian chant, Wednesday for Isabella on a corner near the Kalua family home.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Law enforcement personnel, above, investigated the Kalua family home Wednesday morning at 41-610 Puha St. in Waimanalo.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Law enforcement personnel, above, investigated the Kalua family home Wednesday morning at 41-610 Puha St. in Waimanalo.

Honolulu police say that the adoptive parents of 6-year-old Isabella Kalua, also known as Ariel Sellers, killed her sometime around mid-August and reported her missing a month later. Read more

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