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Spearfisherman apparently drowns off South Kona beach

Hawaii 24/7 Staff A 27-year-old spearfisherman apparently drowned Wednesday afternoon in waters off Pebble Beach in the Kona Paradise Subdivision in South Kona. About 4 p.m., a witness saw the man diving below the surface of the water, but did not see him surface. The witness then called 911. Rescue crews aboard the Fire Department […]

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Kona Historical Society lecture: Richard “Sonny” Tanabe to talk spearfishing, freediving

“Spearfishing and the Evolution of Freediving” are the subjects of speaker Richard “Sonny” Tanabe in the fourth free monthly presentation in Kona Historical Society’s Hanohano ‘O Kona -Honoring Kona Lecture Series. Scheduled for Wednesday, April 25, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Tanabe’s talk takes place at West Hawai‘i Civic Center, where Kealakehe Parkway intersects with […]

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Diver encounters great white shark off Kona shore

Spearfisherman reports 16-foot shark charged him about 100 yards off Pine Trees

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UPDATE: Bone fragment of diver missing while spearfishing in Kona confirmed

UPDATE: Bone fragment of diver missing while spearfishing in Kona confirmed

View Larger Map POLICE MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE (April 22, 2009) DNA testing has confirmed that a bone fragment recovered by the Hawaii Fire Department in waters off Ali’i Drive are those of 49-year-old Paolo Dominici of San Francisco, who was reported missing after spearfishing in Kailua-Kona. The Hawaii Police Department is continuing the investigation, as […]

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