Man dies of suspected drowning at Waipio Valley

KAILUA-KONA — A 38-year-old man is dead after a suspected drowning in Waipio Valley this weekend.

The incident occurred on Sunday. Hawaii County Fire Department first received an alarm about a possible drowning victim at the beach in the valley. At about 12:01 p.m., the first unit arrived on scene to find bystanders were already performing CPR on the victim.

Fire personnel took over life-saving measures on the victim. However, they were unable to resuscitate the man.

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