POSTED: 6:23 p.m. HST, Sep 13, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 3:04 a.m. HST, Sep 14, 2013
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.