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1 Person Dead Following Boating Incident Outside Honokohau Harbor

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Authorities are investigating a fatal boating accident outside Honokohau Marina that left one person dead on Monday, April 4.

At approximately 6 p.m., Hawaiʻi Police Department’s Kona patrol officers responded to the Honokohau Small Boat Harbor for the incident, which occurred about 10 minutes outside the Honokohau marina. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.

U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class David Graham confirmed to Big Island Now they are working with Hawaiʻi Police Department on the investigation.

HPD is also working in conjunction with the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation.

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Anyone who may have information relative to this incident is encouraged to contact Petty Officer Graham of the United States Coast Guard at 808-763-6520.

This is a developing story. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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