Visitor From Japan Drowns at Kohala Coast Resort
***Updated on Oct. 24 with autopsy results.***
A visitor from Japan drowned Monday off the Kohala Coast, according to the results of an autopsy released Wednesday.
Police responding to a 2:04 p.m. report from the Fairmont Orchid hotel in South Kohala resort found its staff performing CPR on a male snorkeler who had been pulled from the water unconscious.
The 35-year-old victim, Takashi Nakayama, was transported to North Hawaii Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
***Updated Oct. 23 to reflect that the drowning occurred at the Fairmont Orchid Hotel, which is set within the Mauna Lani Resort.***