Updated: Mar 16, 2020
Benjamin Rapoza was last seen on December 20, 2019, in Hilo, Hawaii, and went missing while the family visited the home of a family friend.
Rapoza has autism and is nonverbal, but is able to respond to his name including his nickname “Big Boy.”
Police say there were indications that he was in the back of the property, near the water.
Rapoza is about 3 feet tall and weighs 60 pounds. He has short brown hair, brown eyes, and a fair complexion.
Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-THE-LOST
or HPD Detective BJ Sagon at 961-8883.
You can listen to this report with our Chief Missing Persons Investigative Reporter Joseph Bonner on the 24 Hours Missing by clicking here.