Police searching for missing Kona man


Big Island police are searching for a 37-year-old Kailua-Kona man, who was reported missing and last heard from in November.

Robert Keawe Lopaka Ryder was last contacted on Thanksgiving Day. He is described as 5-foot-10, weighing 150 pounds, and having green eyes and short brown hair, according to the Hawaii Police Department.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call the police department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311 or Officer Eric Uehana Sr. at 889-6540. Those 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.