Rancho Santa Margarita woman missing on Kauai

LIHUE, Hawaii Nola Rebecca Thompson went to the island of Kauai on Aug. 28 to celebrate her 45th birthday. She was last seen Thursday, the day before she was due to fly home. No one has heard from her since.

Her mother, Pearl Thompson, says her daughter's silver Chrysler convertible rental car was never returned and her possessions were still in her room.

Thompson had recently broken up with her fiance and immersed herself in religion.

/*The Garden Island*/ newspaper reported that a Kauai helicopter conducted searches Sunday and Monday along the Na Pali coast and other parts of the island.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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