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Man’s body pulled from waters off Honokaa on Hawaii island

A 27-year-old man died Friday after he was pulled unconscious from waters off Honokaa Waipio Road in Honokaa.

Hawaii County fire rescue personnel responding to the 1:55 p.m. call located the man floating face down in an area known as Kewalo’s and retrieved him from water using a billy pugh net.

The man was transported by paramedics to the Hale Hoola Hamakua emergency room, where he was pronounced dead.

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