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Man dead after possible drowning off Waipio Valley beach Saturday (Aug 11)

Fire/rescue crews responded to an 11:58 a.m. alarm Saturday (Aug 11) to Waipio Valley beach for a possible drowning. Crews arrived to the beach and found a bystander performing CPR on a man in his late 50s in age who was found in about five-feet of water floating face-down offshore. The man was brought to […]

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Man drowns at Waipio Valley Sunday (June 10)

Fire/rescue crews responded to an 11:24 a.m. alarm Sunday (June 10) to Waipio Valley Beach for a possible drowning. Crews arrived to find bystanders performing CPR on a 38-year-old man on the beach. Rescuers were unable to resuscitate the victim.

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Police identify man who possibly drowned offshore Waipio Valley

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a Wednesday morning, (May 16), public accident after an unresponsive man was pulled from the waters off of the Hāmākua coast. At 9:23 a.m., police and fire personnel responded to a report of a man who was pulled from the ocean in Waipi`o Valley. Witnesses reported that the victim was […]

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Man drowns at Waipio Valley Wednesday (May 16)

Fire/rescue crews answered a 9:24 a.m. alarm Wednesday (May 16) to Waipio Valley Beach for a possible drowning. Upon arrival rescue crews found bystanders doing CPR on a man about 50-years-old. The fire department’s Chopper two airlifted the victim from the beach to a landing zone at the end of Honokaa-Waipio Road for transfer to […]

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Naalehu Opihi picker drowns after falling into ocean

A 54-year-old Nāʻālehu man is the victim of drowning off of Kahakahakea Point in Kaʻū, on (March 21). Police are investigating the accidental death of Duane A. Breithaupt of Nāʻālehu after he fell into the ocean water while picking opihi. He was with about ten family members near the ocean but was alone picking the […]

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Man dead of possible drowning after South Point cliff jump

Hawaiʻi Island Police are investigating the death of a 23-year old male Peruvian National who died in the waters off of South Point Landing. Hawaiʻi Island Police received an E-911 call concerning two distressed swimmers off of South Point Landing at about 2:09 PM on February 5, 2018 (Monday). When emergency responders arrived, an HFD […]

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Man drowns as swimmers get into trouble at South Point

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:59 p.m. alarm Monday (Feb 5) to South Point Landing in Ka‘u for, a man and woman in their 20s, swimmers in distress. By the time rescuers arrived the woman was abe to make it to shore with minor scrapes to her legs but she had lost sight of the […]

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Hawai`i Island Police are investigating the possible drowning of a 62-year-old woman and is searching for a 61-year-old man after they were swept down the Wailuku River. 

At 12:39 p.m., Saturday, (November 25), police and fire personnel responded to the Rainbow Falls State Park for a report of a couple who fell into the water while crossing the river above the falls.

Victim swept away in Wailuku River identified as California woman

Hawai`i Island Police are investigating the possible drowning of a 62-year-old woman and is searching for a 61-year-old man after they were swept down the Wailuku River. At 12:39 p.m., Saturday, (November 25), police and fire personnel responded to the Rainbow Falls State Park for a report of a couple who fell into the water […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 12:40 p.m. alarm Saturday (Nov 25) to the Wailuku River upstream from Rainbow Falls in Hilo for a missing male and female swept into the waters.

Witnesses reported seeing a male and female having difficulty swimming in the Wailuku River about 100 yards upstream from Rainbow Falls. The witnesses said they saw the two go under the water and did not surface.

Search and rescue operations at Rainbow Falls for missing people

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 12:40 p.m. alarm Saturday (Nov 25) to the Wailuku River upstream from Rainbow Falls in Hilo for a missing male and female swept into the waters. Witnesses reported seeing a male and female having difficulty swimming in the Wailuku River about 100 yards upstream from Rainbow Falls. The witnesses said […]

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Possible drowning victim pulled from water at Liliuokalani Park Saturday (July 29)

Fire/Rescue crews answered a 3:46 p.m. alarm Saturday (July 29) to the waters just offshore Liliuokalani Park and Moku Ola for a possible drowning. A bystander thought the person was snorkling until he realized the body was just floating in the water face down. He waded out, pulled the victim onto the rocks offshore and […]

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Man drowns at Makaiwa Bay in South Kohala Monday morning (May 15)

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a drowning in South Kohala. On Monday (May 15) at 9:37 a.m., patrol officers responded to a report that an unresponsive man was pulled out of Maka’iwa Bay which is located off of South Kaniku Drive in the Kohala Coast resort area.

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Surfers rescue unresponsive kayaker in the water at Honolii Beach Park

Fire/rescue responded to a 5:02 p.m. alarm Thursday (Jan 26) to Honolii Beach Park for the near drowning of a kayaker. Rescue crews arrived to find an off-duty lifeguard performing CPR on a man in his 60s. Witnesses reported the man was seen slumped-over on a kayak before being knocked over into the ocean by […]

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Police identify man who appeared to have drowned at Kehena Beach Sunday (Jan 22)

Hawaiʻi Island police have initiated a coroner’s inquest investigation into the death of a North Kohala man who was swimming in rough water at Kehena Beach in Pāhoa, Sunday afternoon (January 22). Police and Fire Department personnel responded to a 12:06 p.m. call of a man in distress in the water off the Kehena Beach […]

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Police identify Honokaa woman who drowned in flood waters

Hawaiʻi Island police have initiated a coroner’s inquest investigation into the death of a Honokaʻa woman who was swept away by rushing rain water Saturday night (January 21). She has been identified as 47-year-old Beth R. Radl.

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