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Hawaii island fisherman who drowned near Honokaa identified

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 6:01 p.m. HST, Sep 18, 2013

A fisherman who had been swept into the ocean in the area of Kawela's Beach near Honokaa Friday while picking opihi with two friends has been identified as 27-year-old  James McGivern Jr., of Paauilo.

The Hawaii Fire Department recovered the body and the man was pronounced dead  at the Hale Ho'ola Hamakua Emergency Room.

Autopsy findings indicate that the death was accidental, due to drowning.

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