Overdue snorkeler’s body found 50 yards offshore of Ko Olina

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Honolulu fire crews responded to a call at 8:09 p.m. Sunday evening for a missing snorkeler who was last seen two hours prior, swimming with a group in Ko Olina’s Lagoon 4.

Upon arrival, fire crews met with the caller to confirm the 22-year-old male snorkeler’s description and last known location before conducting a shoreline search.

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A drone and helicopter were also brought in to assist with the search and at 9 p.m., the body of the snorkeler was located approximately 50 yards offshore.

The snorkeler’s body was airlifted to shore where he was pronounced deceased by Emergency Medical Services.

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