Hawaiʻi Police Department
Area I Criminal Investigation Section
Detective Wendall Carter
Report No. C11029156
Big Island police are searching for a 50-year-old Hilo man who was reported missing.
Ronald Kahapea of Hilo was last seen at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday (November 8) on Banyan Drive.
He is described as 5-foot-7, 141 pounds with black short-length hair, brown eyes and a mustache. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, an unknown color t-shirt, a black North Face jacket and white New Balance shoes.
He has a medical condition that requires medication.
Police ask that anyone with information on his whereabouts call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.