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Japanese tourist, 64, drowns after being found face down off Waikiki

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 09:44 p.m. HST, Jul 31, 2012

A 64-year-old Japanese visitor drowned Monday after he was found unresponsive in the ocean fronting Kuhio Beach Park, authorities said.

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s office identified the man as Mitsushiro Yamashita, of Tokyo, and determined he drowned in an accident.

Police said Yamashita, who had been swimming, was pulled from the water unresponsive and taken to the hospital where he died.

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ejkorvette wrote:
Thank God and all Goodness for the Bystanders and our Dedicated Men and Women Life guards. Mahalo's to all that assisted in saving his life.
on July 30,2012 | 08:23PM
Surfer_Dude wrote:
They didn't save his life......he's dead!
on July 31,2012 | 10:29AM
Manapua_Man wrote:
Very sad.
on August 1,2012 | 06:09AM
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