Big Island Police Searching for Man Missing From Puna Since Last Year

Big Island police are searching for a 25-year-old Puna man who was reported missing last year.

Robert Manuel De Castro

Robert Manuel De Castro was last seen on Ainaloa Drive in Pāhoa on December 20. He has a medical condition that requires medication.

He is also wanted for questioning in an unrelated incident.

De Castro is described as Caucasian, 5-foot-11, 260 pounds with brown hair, blue eyes and tattoos on his right arm.

Police ask that anyone with information on his whereabouts contact Detective Grant Todd at 961-2385 or by email at gtodd@co.hawaii.hi.us or 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.