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A Big Island man died Saturday after jumping into the Wailuku River in Hilo.

He has been identified as 23-year-old Joseph Tancredi of Hilo.

South Hilo patrol officers responded to a 6:30 p.m. report of a drowning in an area of the river just above Rainbow Falls.

Tancredi’s acquaintances were attempting to revive him with cardiopulmonary resuscitation when officers arrived. He had reportedly jumped into a tide pool about 1/8-mile from the river bank and been held under water by white wash for about two minutes.

Drowning Hilo man pulled from Wailuku River Saturday dies

A Big Island man died Saturday after jumping into the Wailuku River in Hilo. He has been identified as 23-year-old Joseph Tancredi of Hilo. South Hilo patrol officers responded to a 6:30 p.m. report of a drowning in an area of the river just above Rainbow Falls. Tancredi’s acquaintances were attempting to revive him with […]

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Hawaii County fire/rescue responded to a 6:28 p.m. alarm to rescue a swimmer in the Wailuku River about .5 miles upstream of Rainbow Falls Saturday (March 17).

A 23 year-old man had been submerged for about two minutes in the river before being pulled to shore by bystanders who then started CPR. Due to the inaccessiblity of the area the fire deparment helicopter airlifted the victim via billy pugh net for transport to Hilo Medical Center.

Drowning man pulled from Wailuku River, in critical condition Saturday (March 17)

Hawaii County fire/rescue responded to a 6:28 p.m. alarm to rescue a swimmer in the Wailuku River about .5 miles upstream of Rainbow Falls Saturday (March 17). A 23 year-old man had been submerged for about two minutes in the river before being pulled to shore by bystanders who then started CPR. Due to the […]

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Above Hilo’s iconic Rainbow Falls on the Wailuku River is Boiling Pots. This area, named for the many “potholes” in the river bed, churns and roils after a hard rain in the mountains.

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Above Hilo’s iconic Rainbow Falls on the Wailuku River is Boiling Pots. This area, named for the many “potholes” in the river bed, churns and roils after a hard rain in the mountains.

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The body of missing swimmer Ryan Ritzel was recovered Sunday morning (April 11) after being located by the fire department helicopter crew near the area of the Wailuku River where he was last seen.

Body of missing swimmer Ritzel recovered from Wailuku River

The body of missing swimmer Ryan Ritzel was recovered Sunday morning (April 11) after being located by the fire department helicopter crew near the area of the Wailuku River where he was last seen.

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After another day of fruitless searching for missing swimmer Ryan Ritzel, the Fire Department now plans to halt full-time efforts.

Full-time search for missing Wailuku River swimmer ends

After another day of fruitless searching for missing swimmer Ryan Ritzel, the Fire Department now plans to halt full-time efforts.

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Fire/rescue crews continued the search for missing swimmer Ryan J. Ritzel Thursday (April 8) in the Wailuku River. Crews searched from Boiling Pots to Hilo Bay along the Wailuku River.

Search for missing swimmer continues Thursday (April 8)

Fire/rescue crews continued the search for missing swimmer Ryan J. Ritzel Thursday (April 8) in the Wailuku River. Crews searched from Boiling Pots to Hilo Bay along the Wailuku River.

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No sign Wednesday in search for missing swimmer in Wailuku River; search to continue Thursday morning

Swimmer missing at Boiling Pots area of Wailuku River

No sign Wednesday in search for missing swimmer in Wailuku River; search to continue Thursday morning

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Two rescued from Wailuku River

MEDIA RELEASE The Fire Department reports it conducted a swift water rescue Monday evening after two people got in trouble in Wailuku River. Fire/rescue crews spotted and rescued two men – ages 23 and 26 – who were trapped in the waters off Piikea Street. In addition to an engine, a medic unit and three […]

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