POSTED: 7:37 a.m. HST, Jun 18, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 11:56 a.m. HST, Jun 18, 2014
A man in his 50s died in shallow water near the Diamond Head area of Waikiki Beach Wednesday morning.
A Honolulu Fire Department official said a surfer reported finding the victim at 6:07 a.m. in two feet of water off a portion of Waikiki Beach fronted by residential homes.
Paramedics responded to the area at the Diamond Head-end of Kalakaua Avenue and pronounced the victim dead at the scene at 6:19 a.m.
An autopsy will be conducted to determine cause of death.