Categorized | News

Search ends for missing fisherman at South Point

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff

Hawaii County Fire Department crews suspended the search for a fisherman who fell into the ocean at South Point Sunday night (Jan 13).

A rescue boat, Chopper One and ground crews reportedly found nothing of the fisherman Thursday (Jan 17). Earlier in the week a Coast Guard plane, cutter and helicopter along with a National Guard helicopter joined the search for the missing man without results.

Witnesses reported that the 67 year-old man fell about 20 feet into the ocean while fishing and was last seen about 50 yards off-shore Sunday night. They lost sight of the fisherman due to darkness.

The area is popular for fishing but has high cliffs and strong currents.

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

Photos on flickr

Stock Quotes

NASDAQ4473.408  chart+17.392
S&P 5001988.07  chart+4.54
^NYA11027.445  chart+11.203
^TNX2.457  chart-0.009
AAPL97.4974  chart+2.7774
FB70.78  chart+1.51
GOOG596.25  chart+1.51
INTC34.455  chart-0.3351
MSFT44.975  chart+0.145
ORCL40.38  chart-0.05
QCOM81.915  chart+0.385
ALEX39.465  chart+0.405
BOH56.02  chart+0.03
BRN3.12  chart-0.0787
BYD10.975  chart-0.165
CAGU0.24  chart0.00
CPF18.89  chart+0.08
CYAN4.65  chart+0.02
HA14.72  chart+1.75
HCOM29.07  chart+0.22
HE24.34  chart-0.23
MLP7.26  chart-0.07
MRPI0.0006  chart+0.0002
NNUT0.00  chartN/A
PLFF0.01  chart0.00
TBNK20.33  chart+0.08
TSO58.13  chart+0.15
Jul 23, 2014 / 2:06 pm

 

ad