#Drowning

Hawai‘i Island police rule out foul play in drowning of Kea‘au woman

Police interviewed the victim’s boyfriend, witnesses and reviewed residential surveillance video leading up to the woman’s fall into the ocean.

Police investigating possible drowning of New York woman

The victim had been snorkeling when she started experiencing difficulties and was brought to shore by a bystander.

Hawai‘i Island police identify woman who drown in Puna over the weekend

The woman fell off the cliffs in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision area and was swept out to sea.

Hawai‘i Island police investigate apparent drowning of visitor off La‘aloa Beach Park in Kona

At 7:50 a.m., Kona patrol officers responded to a call for a welfare check on the man, after the victim’s father called regarding his concern for the safety and whereabouts of his son.

Possible drowning in waters off Big Island’s Shipman Beach under investigation

The victim was identified as 66-year-old David Berg of Pāhoa.

Hawaiʻi Island police identify man who drowned picking ʻopihi as 39-year-old from Hilo

The body found in the ocean near the cliffs off Old Government Road in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision on July 30 has been identified as a 39-year-old from Hilo.

17-year-old from Kona dies while spearfishing

Four spear fishermen entered the ocean near the public beach access at Hokulia in Kailua-Kona at 1:30 p.m. on July 24, but three hours later when they exited the water one of the fishermen could not be found and was later located unresponsive on the ocean floor.

Hawai‘i police identify infant in drowning in Hilo home

On Thursday morning, shortly after 9:30 a.m., South Hilo patrol officers along with Hawai’i Fire Department personnel responded to a residence on Maunakai Street in Hilo, for a report of an unresponsive child found in a swimming pool.

Police investigate suspected infant drowning in child’s inflatable pool at Hilo home

On July 6, shortly after 9:30 a.m., South Hilo patrol officers along with Hawai’i Fire Department personnel responded to a residence on Maunakai Street in Hilo, for a report of an unresponsive child found in a swimming pool.

Police investigating possible drowning at South Point

Bystanders brought the distressed swimmer to shore and began CPR until Hawai‘i Fire Department personnel arrived on scene, however, attempts to resuscitate the man at the scene were unsuccessful.

75-year-old Utah woman apparently drowns in South Kona

The woman, identified her as Carol Mugleston of Layton, Utah, was in distress when she was brought out of the ocean by bystanders and given CPR.

Hawai‘i police: Public pool death in Hilo ruled a suicide

A man found dead in a Hilo public pool was ruled to be a suicide, Hawai‘i police reported Wednesday afternoon.

Hawai‘i Beach Safety Week Runs Aug. 22-28

Gov. David Ige has proclaimed Aug. 22-28 Hawai‘i Beach Safety Week.

Alabama Man Dies After Possible Drowning

An Alabama man is dead after a possible drowning off of Anaehoomalu Bay Tuesday morning, June 8.

Hawai‘i Beach Safety Week Events Canceled Due to Pandemic

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is recognizing drowning prevention efforts across the islands as the state observes Hawai‘i Beach Safety Week on Sept. 20-26.

Man Dies After Suspected Drowning By End of the World

A Holualoa man is dead after a suspected drowning in Keauhou this morning.

HPD Investigating Death of Peruvian National

The Hawaiʻi Island Police Department is investigating the death of a 23-year-old male Peruvian national who died in the waters off of South Point Landing.

Man Drowns at South Point Landing

The Hawai‘i Fire Department reports that one person drowned and one was injured today, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.

HPD: Apparent Drowning Cause of Hilo Bay Death

An autopsy has been completed on a man who was found face down 15 yards offshore in Hilo Bay last week.

Visitor from China Drowns in Waikoloa

A Chinese national died from an apparent drowning at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Wednesday afternoon.
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