Family of missing 76-year-old man on Big Island offering cash reward

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William Bishop Sr.

Hawai‘i Island police are again renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating 76-year-old William Romeo Bishop Sr.

He was reportedly last seen on the afternoon of Jan. 22, 2023, in the area of his home on 22nd Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Kea’au.

He has not been seen or heard from since, and his family is deeply concerned for his wellbeing. Bishop’s family is offering a cash reward for information that may lead to his whereabouts.
Bishop is described as Caucasian with a light complexion, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 170 pounds, with gray hair and green eyes. He may be operating a silver 2019 Toyota Corolla bearing Hawai‘i license plates ZJX 285.
Police ask anyone who may have information on Bishop’s whereabouts to call the police department’s non-emergency number at 808-935-3311. People can also contact Det. Scotty Aloy of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at 808-961-2381 or by email at: [email protected].


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