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Wave rider missing amid big Oahu surf

By Leila Fujimori

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 14, 2013

~~<p>An extensive search for a 32-year-old Haleiwa surfer on Wednesday yielded nothing but his large surfboard, which washed ashore at Chun's Reef, broken in two, its leash plug pulled out, authorities said.</p>
<p>The Coast Guard searched through the night, while fire and Ocean Safety personnel were to resume searching this morning for Kirk Passmore, who was pounded by two massive waves, one after the other, with faces of more than 40 feet high near Waimea Bay.</p>
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An extensive search for a 32-year-old Haleiwa surfer on Wednesday yielded nothing but his large surfboard, which washed ashore at Chun's Reef, broken in two, its leash plug pulled out, authorities said.

The Coast Guard searched through the night, while fire and Ocean Safety personnel were to resume searching this morning for Kirk Passmore, who was pounded by two massive waves, one after the other, with faces of more than 40 feet high near Waimea Bay. Login for more...



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