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Eric Dietz

Police identify swimmer missing off Kehena Beach Sunday (Jan 6)

Police have identified a swimmer who was reported missing while swimming at a popular Puna beach. Eric T. Dietz, 29, who has no permanent address, was last seen in the waters off Kehena Beach in Lower Puna shortly before 2:40 p.m. Sunday (January 6). He apparently was experiencing difficulties in returning to shore amid the […]

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Rescue crews search for possible drowning swimmer in Puna

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:41 p.m. alarm for a possible drowning off Kehena Beach in Puna Sunday (Jan 6). Witnesess told rescue crews that a male swimmer about 30 years-old was swept out of the bay by high surf and strong currents. A rescue was attempted by a surfer but the victim disappeared underwater […]

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Big Island police have located Joel Elliot Collins, who was reported missing.

He was found unharmed in Kea'au at 10:37 a.m. Wednesday (March 31).

Updated: Police find New Jersey man reported missing

Big Island police have located Joel Elliot Collins, who was reported missing. He was found unharmed in Kea’au at 10:37 a.m. Wednesday (March 31).

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Three rescued from sinking boat a mile off-shore Kehena Beach

Three rescued from sinking boat a mile off-shore Kehena Beach

View Larger Map MEDIA RELEASE FROM U.S. COAST GUARD HONOLULU — Two U.S. Coast Guard air crews — one piloting an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter and the other a C-130 long-range search plane from Air Station Barbers Point — were airborne early Wednesday to rescue three fishermen after a boat capsized and sank 12 miles southeast […]

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Drowning off Kehena Beach

Fire/rescue personnel responded to a 12:49 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4 alarm to Kehena Beach to recover a drowning victim 150 yards offshore. The victim, who appeared to be a man in his 50s, had been swept out by high surf and strong currents. Five people were in the ocean assisting the victim who was recovered […]

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