Kauai woman found unresponsive near Napali Coast pronounced dead

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Police and firefighters on Kauai responded to a report on Friday of an unresponsive female resident in Kalalau Valley Stream waters on the Napali Coast. 

According to a preliminary report, dispatch received a call around 3 p.m. The caller reported that there was a woman in the water who appeared to be unresponsive.

While surveying the area, responders located the unresponsive woman about 40 to 50 yards near the shore around 4:45 p.m.

The woman was flown to Princeville Airport and then transported to Wilcox Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead around 6:30 p.m.

An autopsy will be scheduled to determine the exact cause of death.

The woman’s identity has not yet been released.


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